Donielle S. Griffith
MSW, LCSW, Clinical Director
Donielle is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). She has extensive training in the social service field that includes clinical experience with various agencies that serve children and families. Donielle began her professional career in social services working with victims of domestic violence in a residential setting and transitioned to the hospital setting where she worked with mothers with infants in the neonatal intensive care unit. She also counseled teenage girls in the juvenile justice system and worked with Department and Family Children Services promoting the safety of children within the family system. Additionally, Donielle has experience in various settings such as schools, daycares, emergency shelters, residential facilities, mental health outpatient clinics, and within local communities. She has a history of stabilizing the family unit and instilling hope within the family system. Additionally, she has a history of treating children and adolescents who have experienced trauma, who present with defiant behaviors, and impulsive behaviors.
Donielle has worked in various roles that have required her to develop clinical programming to address the needs of individuals served, as well as worked in a stabilization unit for women and children, completing clinical assessments, parent education and skills training, individual and family counseling and leading groups. She has specific training in Trauma, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Nurturing Parenting and a myriad of other topics. Her areas of expertise include individual psychotherapy for children and adolescence, family counseling, group therapy and parent and child advocacy.