Tiana Griffin, MSW



Tiana Griffin, MSW

Tiana Griffin is extremely passion about her work, and she prides herself on helping others. She chose to pursue a career in social work because of her desire to help young adults achieve the best developmental skills and loves being a Counselor at Newport Academy. Her biggest influences are her parents and family for their never-ending support and encouragement. Tiana has participated in many trainings and workshops, including sessions for “Living in the Shadows of an Eating Disorder,” Risking Connections, Vicarious Trauma, CPI, CPR, and First Aid-AED. She has certifications in DBT, CBT, CBT-E Therapy, and Meal Coaching, all of which she uses to treat eating disorders, crisis management, depression, anxiety, and other behavioral struggles.

Tiana studied Psychology for her bachelor’s degree at Western Connecticut State University before attending Fordham University for her master’s in Social Work. Prior to joining Newport Academy, Tatiana worked at King Robinson Inter-District Management School, Hannah Gray Home, Charles F. Hayden Therapeutic School, and Walden Behavioral Care.

Newport Academy…in her own words.

“Newport Academy is an institution that allows adolescents to rediscovery themselves and empowers. Newport Academy has their best interest at mind, and offers full supports to the adolescents, along with their families and friends.” – Tiana Griffin

Select Achievements

  • Certifications in DBT, CBT, CBT-E Therapy, and Meal Coaching.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Western Connecticut State University
  • Master’s degree in Social Work from Fordham University