Dr. Gilman is a licensed psychologist, mediator, child specialist, coach, and national/international trainer & speaker on the topics of child development, trauma, and parenting.
Dr. Gilman maintains both a clinical and forensic practice; providing individual, couples and family therapies, in addition to a myriad of forensic interventions. including, Parenting Coordination, Co-Parenting Therapy, Parent Coaching, Mediation, and Family Interventions in which a child resists contact with a parent.
Dr Gilman has special expertise working with children, adults, families, schools, businesses, communities, and other organizations impacted by trauma.
Dr. Gilman obtained her doctorate (Ph.D.) from Tulane University. Having trained at premier pediatric settings, including a residency at Johns Hopkins Medical School/The Kennedy Krieger Institute & 3-year fellowship at Nationwide Children's Hospital/The Ohio State University, Dr. Gilman is a recognized expert in Pediatric Mental Health.
Dr. Gilman provides you, your children, and family a safe, supportive environment in which to learn more effective ways of managing confusing or upsetting emotional states and to learn new ways of viewing and interacting with the world.
As a coach & mediator, Dr. Gilman uses dispute resolution techniques to help define the issues and gain understanding, discover hidden interests and create options for breaking impasses and improving conflict resolution and interpersonal communication skills. Dr. Gilman facilitates communication among the parties so that the parties can independently sets goals and objectives together for mutual implementation.
Dr. Gilman tailors interventions to the specific needs of each individual's situation incorporating some combination of the following: Cognitive Restructuring, Relaxation skills, Assertiveness skills, Emotion and behavior regulation skills, Healthy lifestyle habits, Improved behavior patterns, Improved self-worth, Relationship skills, Resolution of painful emotional experiences linked to traumatic events, Organizational and Learning Strategies, Play & Art Therapy.
Her overall goal is to foster growth and insight for healthy interpersonal and interpersonal development
Dr Deb Gilman