About Eric Groh

"...gave me the knowledge I need to actually provide clinical supervision in an ethical and organized manner." - Kelly Michaud LCSW, The Resilience Group
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5.0
2019-05-02T18:00:50+00:00
"...gave me the knowledge I need to actually provide clinical supervision in an ethical and organized manner." - Kelly Michaud LCSW, The Resilience Group
"This workshop answered questions I've had about our industry for 20 years."- Richard Blankenship
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T14:20:13+00:00
"This workshop answered questions I've had about our industry for 20 years."- Richard Blankenship
"I wish I had taken this workshop when I was initially licensed."- Tamara Ashley
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T14:44:06+00:00
"I wish I had taken this workshop when I was initially licensed."- Tamara Ashley
"Eric Groh's ethics workshop was the best ethics CEU I've attended."- Seasoned Buckhead Therapist
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T14:43:29+00:00
"Eric Groh's ethics workshop was the best ethics CEU I've attended."- Seasoned Buckhead Therapist
"A friend who is a client of Eric Groh referred me to him. Eric truly helped me understand myself and how to change my pattern of unhealthy relationships. Highly recommend." -anonymous
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:41:18+00:00
"A friend who is a client of Eric Groh referred me to him. Eric truly helped me understand myself and how to change my pattern of unhealthy relationships. Highly recommend." -anonymous
"Deeper than theoretical. Grounded in real life experiences."- Shanna Jackson
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:35:42+00:00
"Deeper than theoretical. Grounded in real life experiences."- Shanna Jackson
"Eric Groh is a highly qualified and knowledgeable presenter."- Faith Arkel
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:37:01+00:00
"Eric Groh is a highly qualified and knowledgeable presenter."- Faith Arkel
"Eric Groh provided extremely thorough information for our new supervision program. Thank you." -Angela Wheelus
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:38:08+00:00
"Eric Groh provided extremely thorough information for our new supervision program. Thank you." -Angela Wheelus
"Eric Groh is extremely knowledgeable and has a knack for explaining that knowledge in a clear and curious way. Thank you Eric for your service to our field!"- Michelle Kegley
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:39:11+00:00
"Eric Groh is extremely knowledgeable and has a knack for explaining that knowledge in a clear and curious way. Thank you Eric for your service to our field!"- Michelle Kegley
“The content and quality of Eric Groh's CE workshop material and presentation was superb!"- Barbara Lattimore
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:40:35+00:00
“The content and quality of Eric Groh's CE workshop material and presentation was superb!"- Barbara Lattimore
"I was diagnosed by my psychiatrist as bipolar. Eric Groh helped me finally understand and manage my mood swings."- anonymous
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:52:34+00:00
"I was diagnosed by my psychiatrist as bipolar. Eric Groh helped me finally understand and manage my mood swings."- anonymous
"...the least torturous ethics workshop I have attended."- Jaclyn Devore​
lpc supervision ratings reviews
5.0
2018-11-28T15:29:23+00:00
"...the least torturous ethics workshop I have attended."- Jaclyn Devore​
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ethics training expert for counselors

About

Eric Groh is a licensed professional counselor and a leading expert on ethics training and clinical supervision for LPC licensing. Combining clinical and counseling professional development expertise, Eric works with clients to help them attain their goals for change. He incorporates this depth of experience to train others in the art and science of psychotherapy.

As a former Governor appointee to the state licensing board, Eric has the reputation as the go-to resource demystifying licensing board practice complaints and applications processes.

As a private practice therapist, Eric specializes in traumatic stress, bipolar, dissociation, borderline personality and addictions. Ethics Demystified LLC mission is to educate therapists about ethics and guarding against threats to their healthcare practice licenses. He is the president and founder of the not-for-profit Georgia Council on Problem Gambling, the state chapter of the National Council on Problem Gambling.

Some of the largest media outlets in the nation have interviewed Eric on topics ranging from sexual exploitation trauma and violent crime to gambling addiction and mental health legislation:

* Cox Enterprises
* WSB TV Channel 2 Atlanta
* WSB Radio
* Atlanta Journal Constitution
* CBS 46 Atlanta
* Atlanta Jewish Times
* Creative Loafing

Eric is always eager to share information with peers and prides himself on being available whenever possible to answer licensing questions, guide colleagues toward job or internship opportunities or otherwise help licensees any way he can.

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President; Board Complaints and Investigations

2001-2008

  • Three-time governor appointed Board Chair of The Composite Licensing Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists.
  • Unanimously voted by peers to serve as Board Chair and provide leadership; ensure the fair enforcement and governance of the board; and effectively interpret and ensure the lines of power and authority of the board are established and recognized.
  • Recommended statutory, regulatory, and policy changes to improve access to mental health professionals; changed the employment environment regulations for counselors. The change enabled counselors the freedom to address issues affecting residents in rural areas.
  • Worked tirelessly to address processes that threatened the the safety of the public and integrity of the board.
  • Served as a member of the Investigations Subcommittee, reviewed, investigated and provided recommendations for approximately 20 complaints per month.
  • Oriented new board members. Became a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the complaints process.
  • Highly skilled in the adjudication process – dissected highly complicated information and formulated timely yet comprehensive responses to inform subsequent investigations by the attorney general’s office and law enforcement.
  • Led the effort to change protocol for complainant investigations response time. Results of change allowed for faster expedition of cases and reduction of pending and unresolved cases.

hurricane katrina team lead eric groh

Hurricane Katrina Deployment Unit Lead

2006

Deployed by the US Department of Health and Human Services to lead a volunteer relief team to expand the State of Louisiana’s capacity to provide PTSD, substance abuse and other mental health services. Efforts resulted in procuring donations of psychiatric medications to create a centralized  pharmacy to serve all parishes impacted by the storm. In collaboration with the City of New Orleans police psychologist, developed the first formal mental PTSD screening for public health employees. Procured hotel accommodations for registered nurses employed by Tulane University Hospital who had recently returned from evacuation.

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gambling counseling georgia

Founder; President

2014-present

Pioneer and catalyst who oversaw the ground up development of the Georgia Council on Problem Gambling, the first state chapter of the National Council on Problem Gambling. Pressed for Governor Nathan Deal’s executive order for March Problem Gambling Awareness Month for 3 consecutive years, the first such proclamation by a Georgia governor. Responsible for all day to day operations.

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Approved Clinical Supervisor

Mentor of Therapists Towards Licensure

State credential issued by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA). Provide guidance and mentorship for pre-licensed professionals.

Clinical Supervision

National credential issued by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Clinical Supervision credential which requires 4000 hours of direct oversight of pre-licensed therapist clinical work.

CEU Training and Workshops

Trainer of physicians, heathcare and mental health professionals on an array of clinical topics with an emphasis on professional ethics.

American Society for Clinical Hypnosis

Basic Hypnosis Training

16 hands-on training hours in clinical hypnosis for treatment of a variety of mental illnesses.

International Gambling Counselor Certification Board

Level II International Certified Gambling Counselor

Credential which requires 2000 hours of direct clinical care. One of four ICGC in the state of Georgia and the sole Level II. Trained in specialized treatment protocols for gambling addiction.

EMDR clinical Training Institute

Level II Clinician

Completed of advanced training in this therapy which is an accelerated treatment for recovery from the psychological effects of traumatic events.

EDUCATION

1986

UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, MILWAUKEE WI

B.A. Psycholo​​​​​​​​​​g​y

1992

GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, ATLANTA GA

M.S. Com​​​​munity Counseling