EMDR Consulting Trainer
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 Bachelor’s 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.
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 and 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 is certified in EMDR, an approved consultant, and trainer as well.
Areas of expertise include: Addiction, Trauma, Depression and Anxiety.