Biography

Grant Clarke, LCSW
Therapist

Grant Clarke is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued in 2008 by California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Grant received his Master’s Social Work (MSW) from California State University, Long Beach in 2002. He completed his undergraduate degree in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach in 1998. He has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) for the past 10 years and has been in leadership positions for the past 8 years. He has been the director of a program working with the homeless and chronically mentally ill. Additionally, he has worked as a clinical director for three substance abuse organizations that served all levels of care including detox, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and outpatient. Grant has also provided independent supervision for the past 8 years with mental health professionals working toward attaining their LCSW or MFT license. He began his career in mental health at Metropolitan State Hospital in the forensic program working for over five years with individuals with chronic mental illness and dealing with criminal issues.

Grant has strong interpersonal skills and mindful therapeutic strategies for optimal outcomes with an approach that is integrative, primarily utilizing CBT-based and strength-based interventions. He seeks a collaborative therapeutic approach with clients to facilitate emotional and mental well-being, balance, growth, and internal stability. His particular interests include working with anxiety disorders, relationship issues, trauma, career concerns, dual diagnosis/substance use issues, and men’s issues. With an approach that emphasizes each client’s treatment interventions according to their individual needs to support them in their healing process, he provides a safe and healing environment in therapy in which individuals can talk about their challenges and benefit from the therapeutic relationship.

California License: LCSW24617

Qualifications

Education & Training

California State University, Long Beach

Mr. Clarke earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach

California State University, Long Beach

Mr. Clarke earned his Master’s Degree in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach