Deborah Gray specializes in the attachment, grief, and trauma issues of children in her practice, Nurturing Attachments. Her methods of working with children and families reflect her strong developmental and infant mental health perspective. Her passion is to help families develop close, satisfying relationships. She has worked 20 years in children’s therapies.
Deborah was the 2008 Henry W. Maier Practitioner in Residence at the School of Social Work at the University of Washington. She teaches in two post-graduate certificate programs in foster care and adoption therapy: one by Cascadia Training (NW Adoption Resource Associates) and one by Portland State University. A third certificate program in Attachment-oriented therapy is planned to begin January 2010.
Deborah Gray is the author of two books, Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma, 2012 (reprint), and Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents, 2012 (reprint), both published by Jessica Kingsley Publishing. Nurturing Adoptions was a 2008 award finalist for the Benjamin Franklin best professional book of the year.
For more information, costs and availability, email Deborah D. Gray at firstname.lastname@example.org Her books are available at www.amazon.com and at many local book stores.
Please note that due to the volume of requests received, Deborah Gray can not give personal referrals or advice about your specific family situation.