Dr. Amy L. Grybush

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Visiting Assistant Professor

Mailing Address: c/o Wake Forest University, PO Box 7406, Winston Salem, NC 27109

Email: grybusa@nullwfu.edu

Faculty Member at Wake Forest University since July 2020

 

Education:

PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision, UNC–Charlotte

MA in Counseling, Wake Forest University

BA in Psychology, Queens University of Charlotte

Research and Special Interests:

Trauma and Resilience, Trauma-Informed Care, Multicultural and Social Justice Issues, Counseling Children and Adolescents, and Post-Traumatic Growth

Awards (selected):

  • 2020 Emerging Leader Award, Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • 2020 Research Travel Grant, UNC–Charlotte
  • 2020 Research Scholarship Award, UNC–Charlotte
  • 2019 Promoting Social Change Research Grant, American Counseling Association Foundation

Professional Service (selected):

  • Communications Trustee, ACACNC, 2019 — present
  • APT Approved Provider Committee, UNCC Multicultural Play Therapy Center, 2019 — present
  • Contract Editorial ReviewerJournal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 2019 — present
  • Guest Reviewer, Child Abuse & Neglect – The International Journal, 2019 — present

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • CNS 747: Cultures and Counseling
  • CNS 745b: CMHC Internship II
  • CNS 755b: CMHC Internship III

Counseling Experience:

  • Part-time Private Practitioner, Charlotte, NC, 2017 — present
  • Hospice/Grief Counselor, Charlotte, NC, 2017— 2018
  • Clinical Addictions Counselor, Charlotte, NC, 2016 — 2017

Professional Licensure and Memberships (selected):

  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Associate
  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist Associate Intern
  • National Certified Counselor
  • American Counseling Association
  • Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors
  • Counselors for Social Justice
  • International Association for Addictions and Offender Counselors
  • Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Chi Sigma Iota

Recent Publications (Selected):

Recent presentations (selected):

  • Post, P. B., & Grybush, A. L. (2020). Child-Teacher Relationship Training: A Trauma-Informed Approach in Title 1 Schools. Association for Play Therapy, Virtual Conference.
  • Grybush, A. L. (2020). The Basics of Child-Teacher Relationship Training. Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC.
  • Grybush, A. L. & Post, P. B. (2020). Trauma-Informed Care: Addressing the Needs of Children Through Child-Centered Values. Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC.
  • Post, P., & Grybush, A. L. (2020). Child-Teacher Relationship Training: Does it Work in a High Poverty School? Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Charlotte, NC.
  • Post, P. B., & Grybush, A. L. (2019). Fostering Resiliency for Marginalized Students: Training Teachers to use Play Therapy Skills in the Classroom. Program presented at the Association for Play Therapy, Dallas, TX.
  • Grybush, A. L. & Elmadani, A. (2019). A Child-Centered Approach to Increasing Children’s Self-Control. Program presented at the North Carolina School Counselor Association, Charlotte, NC.
  • Grybush, A. L., & Blanchard, R. (2019). It’s No Game – A Practical Exploration of the Impact of Trauma on the Developing Brain. Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC.
  • Post, P., Grybush, A. L., & Elmadani, A. (2019) Fostering Resiliency in Trauma-Informed School Counseling through Child-Teacher Relationship Training. Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC.
  • Post, P., Grybush, A. L., & Elmadani, A. (2018). Impact of Child-Teacher Relationship Training at Low Performing Elementary. Program presented at the North Carolina School Counselor Association, Greensboro, NC.
  • Post, P., Grybush, A. L., Elmadani, A., & Blanchard, R. (2018). Helping Children Increase Self-Control: Redefining Discipline. Program presented at the North Carolina School Counselor Association, Greensboro, NC.
  • Post, P., Grybush, A. L., & Elmadani, A. (2018). Fostering Resiliency in an At-Risk Elementary School through Child-Teacher Relationship Training. Program presented at the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, Myrtle Beach, SC.
  • Grybush, A. L., & Christensen, K. (2018). The Uniqueness of Grief: Addressing the Needs of the Family through Creative Interventions. Program presented at the North Carolina Counseling Association, Durham, NC.

Personal:

I enjoy spending time with my family, traveling, running, camping, and the occasional RPG. In down time, you’ll likely find me curled up with my rescue dog, Rigby, a book, and a cup of strong, black coffee (or maybe binge-watching sci-fi).