Gay Gibson, LCSW is an energetic and committed advocate with demonstrated clinical skills and aptitude for helping the most vulnerable and high-risk populations achieve stability and improved quality of life. She is conscious of multicultural counseling issues and the needs of those of diverse cultural backgrounds and is responsive to crisis amongst those that are most vulnerable and of greatest risk (e.g: trauma, homeless, SMI, etc.). She is proficient in implementing the Multidimensional Inventory of Dissociation and assessing clients’ needs and developing client-centered treatment plans related to various presenting concerns (PTSD, IPV, SA, Personality Disorders, Mood Disorders, etc.). Gay’s strength in the development and facilitation of group curriculums (e.g: Trauma, SMI/Illness management, DV) makes her a dynamic trainer on the Elevate team.
Gay has worked as a clinical social worker for her entire career. She worked for non-profit agencies serving underinsured and uninsured people in community-based programs for more than 20 years. In 2019, she began to work in private practice where she provides individual, group, and family therapy with individuals who live with trauma histories.