Dr. Lori Gray is a clinical, forensic, and rehabilitation psychologist whose focus has been on supporting our first responders and helping professionals. She provides consultation, early intervention, assessment, treatment, education, and program development for the emergency services and high trauma sectors.
Her background includes experiences such as the staff psychologist for one of the largest paramedic services in Canada, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Psychological Trauma Program and the Law and Mental Health Program), Detroit Receiving Hospital (level one trauma centre in inner city Detroit), Ministry of the Attorney General, Correctional Service of Canada, private practice, and postsecondary teaching.
She has received the Future Pioneers of Psychology Award from the American Psychological Association, Early Career Achievement Award from the Canadian Psychological Association Traumatic Stress Section, Odyssey Early Career Achievement Award and GLAD Award for Teaching and Mentorship from the University of Windsor, and other awards from agencies such as the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Canadian Psychological Association, and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Dr. Gray has served on the Chief Coroner of Ontario’s expert panel on police officer deaths by suicide. She has also served on advisory boards for the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada, Paramedic Association of Canada, and the Canadian Standards Association, as well as the Board of Directors for the Ontario Psychological Association, Chair of the Ontario Psychological Association Disaster Response Network, Consulting Psychologist to the Increasing Access to Structured Psychotherapy Program through the Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care and Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, and the Mental Health Lead for Camp FACES (Families and Children of the Emergency Services).
She currently serves on the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation and as the Supervising Psychologist for multiple first responder peer support programs. She is the Founder of Frontline Resilience based in Barrie, ON, which provides support to Ontario first responders and emergency services.