Penelope Griffith LICSW and LCSW-C

PenelopePenelope Griffith LICSW and LCSW-C, is a solution focused therapist and trainer. She is a licensed clinical social worker and therapist in both Maryland and Washington DC. She was trained by the founders of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Insoo Kim Berg and Steve DeShazer.

Since then she has trained with Yvonne Dolan, Peter DeJong, Anne Lutz, and Lorenn Walker. Penelope has over twenty years of experience working with families, and individuals. She has expertise in couples therapy, adolescent development, and community violence.


Her experience and clinical interest are in the following areas:

  • Individual, Family, and Group Therapy
  • Clinical Supervision (individual and group)
  • Case Consultant
  • Couples Therapy- divorce, blended families, premarital counseling, infidelity
  • Team Building

Penelope is the Executive Director of a community-based organization serving families who are in the child welfare system as well as youth who are gang involved. She also has her own private practice in Maryland (Creating Lasting Solutions, Inc.). Her career includes extensive work at the local, national, and international level, both as a consultant and trainer. Ms. Griffith uses a solutions-focused approach to help customers and clients identify their vision for what could be a better future that will help them navigate the challenges they face.

Contact Information:

Long distance: 1-888-808-3374

Local: 443-218-9977


Please Note: Counseling services offered by  Penelope Griffith, are not affiliated with the Institute for Solution-Focused Therapy, which is a training and educational institute.