Dr. Gladys Smith, PsyD, LPC, CCTP, MAC, RYT

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant-in-Training

About Me

I am a veteran of the USN, serving 27 years. I have worked with trauma for over 20 years, treating sexual trauma, physical trauma, emotional trauma. I use somatic psychology and tools as well as meditation and yoga to facilitate the healing process.

Education & Experience

Washington University Medical School- St . Louis Webster UniversityUnited States Navy- 27 years PsyD, M. Ed, M. HS California Southern University PsyD (2015)

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

American Red Cross United States Navy Girls on the Run Assoc. of Black Psychlogists

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Domestic Violence
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • Correctional Facility
  • Couples
  • Expats
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • Immigrants
  • Infants/Toddlers (0-3)
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military

Language

  • English

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • HCSC
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Magellan Health
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Sliding Scale
  • TRICARE
  • UnitedHealth
  • WellPoint