Violence, and Adverse Childhood Experiences: The Psychophysiologic Affects of Witnessing Abuse

Dr. Amber D. Gray, DBH Children who witness abuse and violence experience various types of psychophysiologic consequences (Ali & McGarry, 2020; Bradbury-Jones, Morris, Sammut, Humphreys, 2020; Walker, 2013; Van Der Kolk, 2014). When it comes to children, it must be Read More …

Why Model Fidelity is Important in Behavioral Health

July 14th, 2021 by Dr. Amber D. Gray, DBH One of the things that patients like to see in a medical setting is consistency. When things are consistent in a hospital, the patient is able to guess what to expect Read More …

Dissociative Identity Disorder: How the Movies Got It Wrong

by Dr. Amber D. Gray, CCFDVC, DBH Let’s Talk Dissociative Identity Disorder Let’s talk about dissociation. The not so new kid on the block, that many individuals still don’t understand anything about. What is dissociation? According to Marlene Steinberg, M.D., Read More …

Congratulations to Dr. Gray for being a Honorary Awardee for the Morton Bard Allied Professionals Award

Dr. Gray has worked to help victims of violence for many years. Whether it is through advocacy, professional development, or healthcare education, Dr. Gray is always looking at ways to improve the victim/patient experience. Dr. Gray believes that the only Read More …

How To Prevent Re-Traumatizing Victimized Patients Within The Medical Industry

Maleficence in Treatment: Dismissing Patients When They Need Providers Most Adults who have had adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) or are victims of violent crime are often in physiological pain (Clarke, Schubiner, Clark-Smith & Abbass, 2019) and have a need for Read More …