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Jill Gracely

Jill Gracely

Adjunct Faculty


Current Curriculum Vitae

Personal Statement

As a licensed clinical social worker, my professional philosophy is rooted in the core values of the social work profession:  service, social justice, dignity and worth of the person, importance of human relationships, integrity, and competence.  I want clients to feel comfortable and safe discussing all matters, which may be impacting their lives.  My private practice model allows me to deliver high-quality service to individuals seeking help with issues, ranging from mental health diagnoses, relationship issues, family issues, and sexual health.  As an adjunct professor, my philosophy is students should have access to inclusive, comprehensive, and accurate information in their course work.  I hope to be a source of knowledge and connection:  open, empathic, and flexible. 


MSW, University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, 2014

BS, Psychology, University of Houston, 2000

Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) – Licensed April 2016

Licensed Clinical Social Work Supervisor (LCSW-S) – Licensed May 2019

Sexual Health Certificate, University of Michigan, 2018

Areas of Specialization

  • Sexual Health
  • Relationships, Marriage & Family
  • Clinical Interventions
  • Clinical Applications of DSM
  • Clinical Groups Practice

Courses Taught

  • SOCW 7318 Cognitive Behavioral Interventions, Motivational Interviewing, & Cognitive-Behavioral Theory
  • SOCW 7324 Clinical Applications of DSM in Social Work
  • SOCW 7356 Groups in Clinical Settings
  • SOCW 7373 Human Sexuality and Social Work