Jerald Grobman, MD
Jerald Grobman, MD
Jerald Grobman, MD is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, a board certified psychiatrist and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatry Association
For the past 40 years he has been in private practice specializing in the assessment and psychotherapy of gifted adolescents and adults. His website www.psychotherapyservicesforthegifted.com his publications: Underachievement in Exceptionally Gifted Adolescents and Young Adults: A psychiatrist’s view published in the Journal of Secondary Gifted Education vol.17 # 4 summer 2006, pp.199-210 and A Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Approach to the Emotional Problems of Exceptionally and Profoundly Gifted Adolescents and Adults: A Psychiatrist’s Experience published in the Journal for the Education of the Gifted vol. 33, #1, 2009 pp.106-125, his joint video presentation with Madelon Sann, LCSW on the gifted learning disability syndrome his webinar, understanding and treating anxiety, depression, Bipolar disorder and underachievement in gifted children, adolescents, and young adults ( SENG October, 2009 ) and his Davidson Institute seminar : Tips for Parents: the inner experience of gifted children, adolescents and young adults ( www.davidsongifted.org/search-database/topic/105177/entrytype/1 ) have become important resources for the national and international gifted community.
At SENG conferences, Dr. Grobman has led workshops on such topics as underachievement, common problems of gifted individuals and how to treat them, the inner experience of gifted individuals, the moral/ethical dilemmas of the gifted, a comparison of counseling and therapy techniques for gifted individuals and an advanced SENG institute course (2008) on underachievement . At SENG conferences he has also conducted several continuing education courses for therapists looking for advanced training in the assessment and therapy of gifted individuals.
Dr. Grobman has presented at the Wallace Symposium, the NAGC conference, the AEGUS conference, the AGATE conference, NECGT conference and at the Nassau Community College.
Dr. Grobman received the SENG service award in 2013.
For many years ,Dr. Grobman was a member of the adjunct staff of the Lenox Hospital Department of Psychiatry where he was the senior supervisor in the psychology internship training program
For a number of years he was the psychiatric consultant to the Lenox Hill Hospital open heart surgical team
From 1975-1980 Dr. Grobman was an Associate Clinical Professor in the Tufts University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry. While there he was the Director of Group Psychotherapy Training, published several articles on group psychotherapy and was an instructor in the American Group Psychotherapy Association’s national training institute.
Dr. Grobman is a lifetime member of the American Psychiatric Association.