About Dr. Shirley


Dr. Shirley Gruen maintains her practice in clinical psychology in Southwest Houston, Fort Bend County and Brazoria County. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Texas A&M University and interned at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Houston. Her certifications include: Licensed psychologist (Texas), National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, Specialty Certification – Health Service Provider (Texas), Certified Chemical Dependency Specialist, and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP-Texas). In addition, she is certified by the American College of Forensic Examiners and the Professional Academy of Custody Evaluators to provide consultation and evaluation in court and custody related matters.

Dr. Shirley has earned a Post-Doctoral Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychopharmacology and is a Board Certified, Diplomate-Fellow in Psychopharmacology.

Dr. Shirley is a member of the Houston, Texas and American Psychological Associations, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the American Group Psychotherapy Association. She is a past president of the Fort Bend Mental Health Association. In her practice. she treats children, adolescents and adults individually and in groups. Her practice also includes diagnostic screening and psychological assessment, pain and habit control, and biofeedback therapy.

Dr. Shirley consults with community schools and law enforcement agencies. She is a frequent guest on radio and TV programs and a speaker for community groups. Dr. Gruen’s newly opened web site, www.talkingdoc.com, is a popular stop for web browsers and offers a unique avenue for information on psychological issues and current trends in psychology and innovative web consultation opportunities.

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