Gray Bowers, M.A.
Gray is a graduate from the California State University, Long Beach Master’s in Psychological Research Program with an emphasis in stress and coping research. Gray’s research has examined the effects of stress in vulnerable populations, particularly the relationships between trauma, stress, and use of coping strategies. They have experience working with diverse populations such as homeless youth, undocumented immigrants, and veterans with SMI. Their research goals include taking an intersectional and interdisciplinary approach to understanding how trauma and identity relate to mental illness development and treatment in underserved populations. Through their research, Gray hopes to contribute to a better understanding of the impacts of stress on well-being and the improvement of individualized care in vulnerable populations.