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Millie Grenough

Clinical Instructor (Social Work) in Psychiatry

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Millie Grenough, LCSW, MAT, MSW

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Multi-cultural experience: 6 year's life/work in Bolivia, Peru, Spain with multi-national groups influenced by Paolo Freire's conscientisacao and Ivan Illich Deschooling Society.

Early training in holistic modalities: one of ten people named Master Rubenfeld Synergist by body/mind pioneer Ilana Rubenfeld. Mindfulness Training with Thich Nhat Hanh and Jon Kabat-Zinn. EMDR-Level II Certified since 1994, with specialty in Performance Enhancement. Adjunct Faculty in Grad Programs at Albertus Magnus and Southern CT State University. Supervisor at CMHC Hispanic Clinic since 1999.

Passion? Help individuals and groups find increased sanity and health in these challenging days. Author:Oasis in the Overwhelm: 60-second Strategies for Balance in a Busy World.

Preferred modalities? Retreats, Workshops, In-Service Trainings, Coaching for Professionals & Consumers

Education & Training

  • MSW
    University of Connecticut (1984)
  • MAT
    Manhattanville College (1966)
  • BS
    Spalding University, Education (1961)


  • Learn English through Song
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; Mexico City, The Federal District, Mexico; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico; Puebla, Baja California, Mexico 1995
    Six-city tour in Mexico. Work with TESOL instructors from various institutions, pre-school through post-doc. Demonstrated, co-participated in on-hands teaching and learning
  • Professionals communicating with other Professionals
    Leon, Leon, Nicaragua 1987
    Organized and co-led group of attorneys, social workers, U Conn MSW faculty + CT attorneys and social workers to meet with peer professionals in Nicaragua.
  • New Haven / Leon Sister Cities
    Leon, Leon, Nicaragua; Managua, Managua, Nicaragua 1985
    Co-leader of youth group delegation: students from New Haven visited and stayed with student families shared history and experiences visited schools, clinics
  • Community Development
    Caja de Agua, barriada of Lima, Peru (1967-1969)
    Part of International Team working with recent immigrants from Andes mountain culture to over-populated urban center

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Coach of the YearInternational Coach Federation2010
Haymarket Fund Award for MOSAIC: New Haven Sings of Peace & WarHaymarket People's Fund2002
2nd-place winner in nationwide contest for "Innovative & Effective Methods for Teaching English"English-Speaking Union1996