GRANT ABRAMSON, PhD

GRANT ABRAMSON

Grant worked for 15 years at Capital Group, most recently in the position of director of Leadership Development. He retired two years ago. He previously spent 20 years running a corporate consulting practice that began as a clinical practice. Grant taught graduate psychology courses for 10 years at AULA, and joined the AULA Board of Trustees in May of 2012.

He has founded a nonprofit counseling center; has been affiliated with the Southern California Counseling Center for over twenty five years; and supports many health, education, and welfare organizations. Recently Grant has also been a supporter of micro-financing of multiple projects in the arts and education.

Grant started college at American University in the mid-1960s; his studies were interrupted for three years by military service in Heidelberg, Germany.  He completed his studies in psychology at the University of Maryland, and received his master’s and PhD at USC.

Grant has been married for thirty years. He feels “energized by being in the midst of natural wonders.”