Shalene K. Grinder, L.C.S.W.
EducationUniversity of Tennessee in Knoxville, TN
Shalene Grinder earned her MSSW from the University of Tennessee and is licensed in the State of Tennessee as a Clinical Social Worker. Shalene has over 20 years experience in the field of psychotherapy. Specializing in the areas of individual and family counseling, she has had the chance to work with clients to improve their mood or to change their coping skills so they can manage their lives more effectively.
Her experience has lead to opportunities to present workshops at the national, state, and local level on topics related to children, teens and families. Shalene has also worked extensively on the topics of grief/loss, divorce and adoption providing both individual and group services to the entire family. In addition to outpatient counseling experience, Shalene worked at The Psychiatric Hospital at Vanderbilt as an Assessment Specialist, which helped to sharpen her diagnostic skills and knowledge of hospital based services.