Robert S Grubbs II MSSW, LCSW, LCADC
Robert “Bobby” Grubbs began his career in this field at the age of 19 years old as a youth care counselor working with adolescents struggling with behavioral concerns. He attended Murray State University for his Bachelors Degree in Social Work. While attending Murray State University he received several awards including Outstanding Social Work Student of the Year (2003) and Outstanding Student Officer of the Year (2003). Bobby served as President of the Student Association of Social Workers, as well as Vice President of the American Humanistic Student Association. While working full-time as a clinical evaluator Bobby also began graduate school at the University of Louisville pursuing his Master’s Degree in Social Work. During this time from 2005-2008 clinician knowledge was gained through job experiences at adolescent residential treatment facilities, adult psychiatric hospitals, along with a one-year practicum dealing with emergency psychiatric assessment and treatment.
After completing graduate school in 2008, Bobby continued gaining clinical experience managing the assessment center for one of the largest private non-profit psychiatric hospitals in the United States. His next position was the lead clinician at a 28-day residential treatment program in Louisville which treated substance use and dual diagnosis clients from many different regions. In both above-mentioned roles, Bobby was interviewed on local TV News & Radio several times regarding current community issues, diagnoses and treatment methods. Bobby obtained dual licensure and the highest clinical degrees in his fields as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), and a Licensed Clinical Drug & Alcohol Counselor (LCADC). In addition, Bobby completed training in a dynamic and proven form of trauma therapy called (EMDR) Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing. After spending many years in the mental health and substance use treatment field, he decided to create his own practice as a means of giving back to the community where he grew up.
Areas of expertise include: Addiction, Trauma, Depression and Anxiety.
Additional areas of treatment focus are listed below.
Alcohol Use, Anger Management, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Career Counseling, Relapse Risk, Codependency, Drug Use, Dual Diagnosis, Family Conflict, Grief, Addiction, Men’s Issues, Parenting, Relationship Issues, Self Esteem, Sexual Abuse, Teen Violence, Trauma, Impulse Control, and Mood Disorders.