SCOTT M. GRANET, LCSW, is a clinical social worker in private practice who has been providing adolescent and adult psychotherapy for over 35 years. He has facilitated numerous treatment groups for panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorders and related disorders, with the emphasis of each group being on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. In June 2008, Mr. Granet opened the OCD-BDD Clinic of Northern California in Redwood City. He is the co-founder and former president of the Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation of the San Francisco Bay Area, a non-profit corporation dedicated to providing support to people affected by the obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders. He has also participated on a San Francisco task force addressing the public health crisis associated with compulsive hoarding.
Known for his commitment to increasing professional and public awareness of OCD and Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Mr. Granet has presented at numerous U.S. and international conferences that include The British Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Psychotherapies in Glasgow, Scotland and the International Congress on Dermatology and Psychiatry in Brussels, Belgium. He has appeared on national and local television and radio shows, such as The Rob Nelson Show in Los Angeles and KRON Evening News in San Francisco. Mr. Granet has taught continuing education classes for the University of California at Berkeley Extension, the Rutgers University School of Social Work, and the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration to name a few. He has presented webinars on BDD with Vyne Education and GoodTherapy.org. Mr. Granet has written numerous articles as well as a bi-monthly column, The Therapist’s Corner, for The Pilot, the community newsletter for Redwood Shores, CA. He received his Master’s degree from New York University. Mr. Granet is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the International OCD Foundation, The Anxiety and Depression Association of America, and the Trichotillomania Learning Center.