Keri Smith Gaylord has extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Informed Care, Clinical Supervision and integrating Mindful Movement and Mindfulness into Therapeutic Practice using the Subtle Yoga model. Keri has spent her career providing evidence-based treatments, primarily to children, adolescents and their families, specializing in complex trauma, complicated grief and issues including dramatic transition, early childhood trauma and sexual abuse, secondary trauma and fractured attachment.
Keri is expanding her practice to see more adults, especially women experiencing pregnancy and early motherhood and has completed training in perinatal and postpartum mood disorders. Experienced in providing services in PRTF, home and outpatient environments, Keri has served clients with a wide range of psychiatric and mental health symptoms. Keri strongly believes that healing is an ongoing process, and has found that her attitude of acceptance and respectful curiosity offers clients the space needed to find emotional and behavioral well-being.
Keri received her Master of Social Work from The University of Georgia in 2012. She is licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in North Carolina.