Therapist to New York's Elite

Mary Pender Greene


Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP is a psychotherapist, relationship expert, clinical supervisor, career & executive coach, trainer and consultant with a private practice in Midtown Manhattan. Mary is a thought leader in the social services industry, recognized by her peers for her wisdom, contributions, and novel ideas on coaching, mentoring, and sharing knowledge. She has more than 20 years of experience helping individuals, couples, companies and non-profit organizations. She has been instrumental in coaching and supervising many therapists in starting and building their practices. She successfully shares her unique insight and understanding of the business world to help corporate leaders navigate its complex terrain. She helps executives from diverse business sectors thrive within the corporate environment by guiding them in making the tough choices and bold decisions necessary to reach their true potential.

Mary's background also includes executive management roles at America’s largest non-profit organization, The Jewish Board of Family Services in NYC. She blogs on mental health, relationships & careers, and is a sought-after, dynamic speaker. Mary has given many inspiring keynotes and has been honored numerous times for her professional contributions. She is frequently quoted in the press on a variety of mental health and business topics.

Mary is the author of Creative Mentorship and Career-Building Strategies: How to Build your Virtual Personal Board of Directors. For more information, please

• After the Honeymoon
• How to Get Them, How to Keep Them
• Making Love Last
• Perfecting the Art of Fighting
• Ingredients for a Healthy Relationship
• Trouble Between the Sheets
• Surviving Infidelity
• When Enough Is Enough
• Empty Nest Syndrome
• Preparing to Lead
• Women in Leadership Series
• Challenges Posed by Gender, Race, Sexual Orientation
• Self Care for Care Givers
• Mental Health and the Clergy
• Creating a Personal Board of Directors
• The Art of Kissing Up
• Knowing When it Is Time to Move On— Exiting with Grace
• Retirement: Preparing for the Next Phase
• Good Day NY
• Live at Five
• ABC News
• Eyewitness News
• The Morning Show
• NY1
• WL I B
• WR K S
• WB A I
• The New York Post
• Newsday
• Essence


MARY PENDER GREENE is the recipient of many awards, including The Network Journal’s 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business and The New York University Silver School of Social Work First Annual Distinguished Alumni Award. She has served as President of the National Association of Social Workers (NYC chapter), and as a member of The New York State Education Social Work Board. She is a founding member of the AntiRacist Alliance.

Mary Pender Greene is co-editor of “Racism and Racial Identity: Reflections on Urban Practice in Mental Health and Social Services” (December 2006) and Beyond Diversity and Multiculturalism: Towards the Development of AntiRacist Institutions and Leaders (January 2008). She has published articles in The Journal of Non-Profit Management (2008) and other professional periodicals.

In addition to a Masters Degree in Social Work, Mary Pender Greene is a graduate of the William Alanson White Institute in NYC, specializing in Organizational Consultation. She received her Anti-racist training from The People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond.