Ellen Gray Psychotherapy & Counseling, PLLC

Serving the North Carolina Triangle Area

Qualifications of Ellen Gray, PhD


  • Dr. Ellen Gray has had a long and varied career in human services as a clinician, academic, author, trainer, consultant.  She has held teaching positions in three schools of social work and one liberal arts college, conducted research for the Department of the Navy, the Department of Health and Human Services and the National Institute of Mental Health.  She served as Director of Research for the National Committee for Prevention of Child Abuse and Deputy Director of the Center for the Child in New York City.  She is the author of the book Unequal Justice, published by the Free Press.


  • Dr. Gray has completed live training in EFT techniques and has been independently certified by Pace Institute with a Certificate of Completion for mastering material regarding the techniques.


  • Dr. Gray has completed the Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) Training at the Southeast Institute.


  • Dr. Gray completed the eight-week Mindfulness Meditation Training program of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Duke University.


  • Dr. Gray is a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.


  • Dr. Gray has a Master of Social Work and a PhD in clinical research from the University of Chicago and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker for the State of North Carolina.
  • "Personable: works well with colleagues and clients, High Integrity: trustworthy, consistent and reliable, and Creative: Inventive, out-of-the-box ideas and implementation. Botto..."
    D. Melissa Averett, Attorney at Law
    NC Board Certified Family Law Specialist
  • "Ellen is not only a great Psychotherapist and Counselor but a great person and I consider her a coach because she helped me strengthen a weakness. She has helped me re-focus on ..."
    Brandon Hart