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Audrey Grandy-Watson, PhD, Recognized by Marquis Who's Who for Excellence in Counseling

Dr. Grandy-Watson has flourished as a case manager and health care provider in New York and North Carolina

    ROCKY MOUNT, NC, October 08, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Audrey Grandy-Watson, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

During the early stages of her career, Dr. Grandy-Watson obtained a Bachelor of Science in healthcare services from the State University of New York at Empire State College in 2005. Following this accomplishment, she continued her education with a Master of Science, magna cum laude, in human services and counseling specialization from Capella University in 2007. Dr. Grandy-Watson concluded her academic efforts in 2014, whereupon she earned a Doctor of Philosophy, with honors.

Dr. Grandy-Watson initially gained experience as a junior research scientist with New York University from 2010 to 2011. She subsequently participated in a grant-funded project based at the Rikers Island Correctional Facility, through which she interviewed and facilitated mindfulness meditation groups with approximately 200 incarcerated youths. As a research assistant and case manager with addiction treatment center Samaritan Village, Dr. Grandy-Watson assisted the staffing team with clinical interventions, formulated and implemented treatment plans, provided case management services and managed the client admission and assessment process.

Since 2014, as an HIV/AIDS case manager with My Sister's Keeper of the Triangle, a chronic illness health provider in the Raleigh-Durham region of North Carolina, Dr. Grandy-Watson has facilitated admission, service planning, crisis intervention, monitoring and follow-up services to individuals with HIV/AIDS. Additionally, since 2016, she provides superior care as a licensed clinical professional counselor with the Robeson Health Care Corporation, where she is responsible for providing individual and group treatment sessions to the residents of a 24-hour substance abuse facility. Dr. Grandy-Watson also provides direct participant services, outreach services, emergency transportation, mental health and substance abuse counseling, and case management for children.

Dr. Grandy-Watson first became a substance abuse counselor after providing her services for a hospital's methadone clinic. Drawing extensively from her own past traumas and experiences, she believes she can leave a positive impact in the world. In the coming years, Dr. Grandy-Watson would like to open a transitional housing project for training former inmates to re-enter society and decrease recidivism. Dr. Grandy-Watson is currently employed at Edgecombe Community College as an instructor for adult high school students.

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