Dr. Sarah Gray is an Instructor of Psychology of Harvard Medical School, an Assistant in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, and a Clinical Health Psychologist providing Rehabilitation Psychology and Pain Psychology with the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She is the Owner of Integrative Psychology and Behavioral Medicine in Arlington, Massachusetts where she provides innovative and evidence-based therapy, coaching, consulting, and presentations.
Dr. Gray studied psychology as an undergraduate at Sarah Lawrence College in New York, and Oxford University in Oxford, England. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP), as well as completing MSPP’s specialized concentration in health psychology.
Dr. Gray’s clinical training included providing psychotherapy, outreach, and stress-management groups for the health and counseling service centers at Massachusetts College of Art and Design and the University of Southern Maine. She received specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) while training at Harvard Medical School-affiliated Massachusetts Mental Health Center Partial and Intensive Outpatient programs. She also completed internships, including training towards certification in biofeedback and clinical hypnosis, at Boston Behavioral Medicine in Brookline, MA, and the Health Psychology Center in Portland, Maine. Her post-doctoral fellowship was completed at the University of Rhode Island Counseling Center where she provided psychotherapy, facilitated groups, provided crisis interventions, and performed psychological assessments.
Dr. Gray’s current clinical and research interests involve health psychology and behavioral medicine, chronic pain interventions, mindfulness for brain injuries, evidence-based integrative and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) approaches to wellness, stress-management interventions, such as mindfulness, biofeedback, and clinical hypnosis, and subjects related to creativity and art therapy, learning styles, and the role of nutrition in mental health.