Ana R. Grullón V.
Ana Raquel Grullón, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker currently working towards obtaining a second master’s in International Community Health from the University of Oslo. She completed her undergraduate studies at Swarthmore College and obtained her MSW degree from Rutgers University. She has been an associate at Columbia University’s School of Social Work since 2018.
She has specialized in providing individual, dyadic, family, and group therapy with a focus on trauma informed developmental and behavioral services from birth throughout the lifespan. She is trained in TF-CBT, Parenting Journey, and GABI. While working at Montefiore Medical Center, she was actively engaged in child welfare and was the Program Coordinator for the Parent Infant Court Project, with a special focus on reunification for children in foster care. She was also on the Adoption for Safe Families Act Mental Health Subcommittee, where she helped coordinate mental health trainings for family court judges in NYC’s boroughs.
She has worked in various settings, including medical and community mental health. Currently, she is in private practice focusing on supporting clients with a holistic and functional medicine approach. Her areas of interest include earning secure attachments, the correlation between physical and mental health in people with a high number of Adverse Childhood Experiences and how domestic violence impacts health outcomes. She is currently working on obtaining certification to better serve neurodivergent clients, clients who have faced toxic work environments, as well as clients who need perinatal mental health support. She focuses on supporting both children and adults through a number of experiences, including trauma, social/emotional issues, life transitions, and fostering secure attachments. Empowering clients, helping to strengthen family and community connections, as well as supporting clients to facilitate healthier interactions with those around them have been the main foci of her work.