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GRACE DOWD, LCSW-S

Therapist & Clinical Supervisor

 

CLIENT FOCUS

Adults
Adolescents
Couples Therapy
Individual Therapy

THEORETICAL BACKGROUND

Trauma-Informed 
Family Systems 
Self-Compassion
Mindfulness-Based
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Interpersonal Neurobiology and Attachment Theory (IPNB)
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
Gottman, Level 1

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Trauma and PTSD

Stress and Anxiety Management

Depression

Mood Regulation

Relationships and Relational Healing

Mindfulness and Meditation

Interpersonal Communication

Nutrition & Integrative Wellness

Shame Reduction & Self-Compassion

Work Performance & Burnout

EDUCATION

BS, The University of Georgia
MSSW, The University of Texas at Austin

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Texas

Board-Approved Supervisor, Texas

EMDR Trained

National Association of Social Workers

 

Hi there, my name is Grace Dowd (she/her) and I am a clinical social worker and psychotherapist located in Austin, Texas.   I am also a board-approved clinical supervisor.

I aim to meet clients where they are while changing unhelpful thinking patterns and behaviors that interfere with creating the life they want to live.  I tailor my treatment approaches based on each client's individual needs.

An Atlanta native, I went to the University of Georgia for undergraduate studies where I majored in psychology.  In 2014, I graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science of Social Work degree. I have experience working with individuals in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric units, intensive outpatient programs, partial hospitalization programs, and residential treatment centers. 

Outside of the office, I enjoy spending time outside, going for runs, getting lost in a good book, and checking out local restaurants with my husband and our fur baby, Hutch

You can learn more about my therapeutic approach here.

 
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Hutch, Therapy Dog

This is my beloved pup, Hutch! He often comes to the office with me to offer up cuddles and emotional support during session.

 
 

GRACE DOWD PSYCHOTHERAPY, PLLC

512.540.8191

805 W. 10th Street, Suite 302

Austin, TX 78701

©2021 by Grace Dowd, LCSW