: Dr. Grossman received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, graduating Magna Cum Laude. She received her Ph.D. from Indiana University, one of the nation’s top schools in Clinical Psychology, where she was granted a four-year fellowship from NIAAA. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at LAC/USC Medical Center and a postdoctoral internship at USC Medical School, Health Behavior Research Institute.
: Dr. Grossman held an Associate Professor position at the USC School of Medicine, where she collaborated with the team that developed and evaluated the drug and alcohol prevention program now known as D.A.R.E. She then moved to Orange County, where she became Director of Psychology at Capistrano by the Sea Hospital, supervising and training a staff of 12 psychologists and interns, and providing clinical consultation to the Adult, Adolescent, Eating Disorder, and Chemical Dependency programs.
Dr. Grossman later transitioned to full-time private practice, but continued to serve as an adjunct clinical faculty with USC and UC Irvine for several years. She has served as a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health grants review committee, and to the Scott Newman Center’s “Kids First” program. She has been on the Orange County Panel of Child Custody Evaluators since 2002. Dr. Grossman has also trained and supervised several Psychological Assistants over the years.She is a lifelong member of the Orange County Psychological Association, and a 30 year member of the American Psychological Association.