CERTIFICATIONS & ADVANCED TRAINING
Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP, is a psychotherapist, 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, training, mentoring, and sharing knowledge. She has 20+ years of experience helping individuals, couples, companies, and non-profits.
Mary has been instrumental in coaching and supervising many therapists in starting and building their private practices. She successfully shares her unique insight and understanding of the business world to help corporate leaders navigate its complex terrain. She has given many inspiring keynotes and has been honored countless times for her professional contributions. She is frequently quoted in the press on a variety of mental health and business topics.
Mary is the President & CEO of MPG Consulting. MPGC is committed to ensuring that organizations serving populations of color are prepared to provide transformative culturally and racially attuned clinical, programmatic and administrative services. The MPG Consulting Team is composed of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, researchers, social justice advocates, substance abuse experts, community organizers, and law enforcement officers.
These highly skilled, multi-racial professionals are familiar with the manifestations of depression, trauma, structural racism, and the public health approach to racial tension in urban poor communities of color. Many of our consultants have or currently live in the communities served by our clients. They have extensive experience providing training on issues of cultural and racial competence for social justice, mental health, human service, education and legal staff.
The New York State Education Department recognizes MPG Consulting as an approved provider of continuing education credits for: LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, LMHCs, LMFTs, Psychoanalysts. MPGC is a New York State certified minority and women-owned business enterprise (M/WBE).
Mary’s background includes executive and management responsibility for America’s largest voluntary mental health and social services agency – The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, a non-sectarian mental health and social service organization. During her tenure at The Jewish Board Mary held several leadership roles, including Assistant Executive Director, Chief of Social Work Services, Director of Group Treatment and Director of the agency’s Confronting Organizational Racism Initiative. The Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services serves 70,000 families of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds each year in 160 programs with a staff of 3,400.
Prior to joining the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, Mary was Director of an outpatient patient mental health clinic at the Children’s Aid Society and the Supervisor at Brooklyn Psychiatric Center’s Outpatient Clinic.
PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS
Mary has designed and facilitated presentations and workshops in the United States and abroad. With her uplifting and compelling style, she engages audiences and empowers them with life-changing insights. She employs a genuine passion for people to get to the heart of an issue and delivers knowledge and tools that can be applied for a lifetime. Her presentations inspire people to act, overcome obstacles, and strive for excellence. Her organizational consultation, leadership development programs and keynotes include:
ORGANIZATIONAL CONSULTATION & TRAINING
All MPG Consulting services, training and coaching are informed by an anti-racist/oppressive lens.