Jerald Grobman, MD

Dr Jerald Grobman is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has been in private practice specializing in the assessment and psychotherapy of gifted adolescents and adults. His publications, video presentation, webinar, and Davidson institute seminar have become important resources for the national and international gifted community.

Additional Work and Accomplishments

Dr. Grobman is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, a board certified psychiatrist and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is a member of the adjunct staff of the Lenox Hill Hospital department of psychiatry where he is the senior supervisor in the psychology internship training program. For a number of years he was the psychiatric consultant to the Lenox Hill open heart surgical team.

He is also a member of the SENG professional advisory committee where he recieved the SENG Service Award in 2013. 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. 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, AGATE conference (advocacy for the gifted and talented education in New York), NECGT and Nassau Community College.

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.

To see Dr. Grobman’s references and publications, please visit the resource page.