Brigham and Women's Hospital
Samara Grossman, MSW, LICSW is a Clinical Social Worker with Brigham Psychiatric Services. She worked as a Director at a nonprofit focused on housing and stabilization for people experiencing chronic homelessness in Cambridge. It was in this setting she became passionate about the importance of Trauma-Informed Care (TIC). Following her time in homeless services, she worked in community mental health, private practice and currently at Brigham and Women‚Äôs Hospital providing psychotherapy and care management.
She has the following areas of clinical interest: trauma, PTSD, empowerment and social justice perspectives in clinical treatment, and perinatal mental health. She is a member of the Partners Steering Committee on Trauma-Informed Care, the Brigham and Women‚Äôs Trauma-Informed Care Initiative, and is Chair of the TIC Education and Training Committee. She leads a monthly trauma-informed conference call for the Brigham and Women‚Äôs Social Work Department, offering social workers support in implementing TIC and responding to trauma clinically.
She completed her MSW from Smith College School of Social Work and has a clinical certificate from Simmons College School of Social Work in the Relational and Multi-Contextual Treatment of Trauma.