Dr. Larry Grubb has a vast range of experience as a Psychiatrist with 2 Board Certifications in Adult Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has 30 years of experience providing Psychiatric Services within a military community. Dr. Grubb received his Medical Degree from the University of Kentucky in 1985. He completed a 4 year Residency in Psychiatry at the Naval Medical Center in California and a 2 year Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in DC.
In addition to joining the staff at the Columbia Counseling Center, Dr. Grubb currently works at the US Navy, Behavioral Health Directorate, National Naval Medical Center- Outpatient Psychiatrist and Former Head, Traumatic Stress and Brain Injury Service. He has been involved in the evaluation and treatment of inpatients and outpatients who present with psychological disorders secondary to exposure to trauma and who have suffered brain trauma in combat or in civilian environments. In addition to treating Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), he serves as an expert in military Disability Evaluation. Further, Dr. Grubb has provided consultation for Bariatric Surgery Evaluations. During his military career, Dr. Grubb provided mental heath services and direct patient care to children and adults. In addition, he was employed at the Pentagon and Headquarters of Navy Medicine where he was in charge of accession and disability policies for all the military services.
Dr. Grubb specializes in Medication Management of psychiatric and pharmacologic intervention for a full spectrum of psychiatric disorders. His broad based experiences enable him to effectively treat children, adolescents, and adults who present with mood disorders including depression and bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, attention and impulse-control disorders such as ADHD, and more severe mental illness.
Currently, Dr. Grubb has a specialty interest in treating patients with Eating Disorders and providing Weight Management Intervention. He is the author of the book “Solving the Weight Loss Puzzle,” and the eBook “Get Your Head Out of the Refrigerator.” His CD “Reaching Your Natural Weight” has received much praise from parents and educators. These are exciting endeavors as physicians and psychologists attempt to address the serious increasing childhood obesity problem with comorbid disorders such as diabetes.
Dr. Grubb is available to see patients at CCC on Saturdays including Child, Adolescent, and Adult patients for Medication Evaluation and Management who present with Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders, Sleep Disorders, ADHD, and more complex Disorders who may require a consult for differential diagnoses and pharmacological intervention.