Ariele Le Grand

MSW, LSW Psychotherapist

Degrees and Licenses:

MSW, LSW, LMSW (Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania and New York)


MSW University of Pennsylvania
MSc Social Anthropology, University of Oxford
BA Comparative Women’s Studies, Spelman College

Theoretical orientation:

Approach to therapy is integrative, flexible, and trauma informed; therapy is strengths based and client centered/driven. Orientations include: Systems (multicultural, feminist); psychodynamic (relational, attachment); narrative; cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapies.

Areas of expertise:

Sexual health and sex positive/affirming counseling; trauma; relationships, family and social support issues; multicultural concerns; identity development; chronic illness; HIV; harm reduction; depression; perinatal depression; substance use

Treatment modality:

Individual, couple and group therapy | adolescents and adults

Other relevant work and volunteer experience:

Group Facilitator for adolescents and families at Girls Leadership, a theater education based young women’s empowerment program
Counselor at the Washington Heights Corner Project syringe exchange
Outpatient therapist at Philadelphia FIGHT Tree Intensive Outpatient Unit
Intern with Maternity Care Coalition
Group Facilitator and coordinator at Choices in Childbirth
Certificate, Clinical Practice with Adolescents, NYU Silver School of Social Work
Fellow, Center of Excellence for Sexual Health, Morehouse School of Medicine

Ariele Le Grand