Gabriella Selene Bryant, Ph.D., LLP
Dr. Gabriella Bryant (fondly called Dr. G) is a native Detroiter. She graduated with honors from Immaculata High school. After her call to ministry, she found her talents and interests were pointed toward helping people, especially those who were disadvantaged, or dependent on drugs and other addictions. Bryant earned her bachelor of Business Administration from William Tyndale College, where she was Summa Cum Laude. She continued her educational path and graduated with honors from Univerisity of Detroit. There she earned a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Addiction studies.
Bryant completed a 500 hour practicum experience at the National Council of Alcoholism and Drug Dependency. Dr. Bryant joined the Detroit Police Chaplain Corp after finishing her Master's and her responsibilities included providing prayer and counseling to police officers. She was later appointed Commander. After years of ministry, training and service, she was elevated to Ordained Minister - providing wonderful, comforting spiritual guidance to people in distress.
Bryant continued on with her education and earned a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in 2013 from Walden University. Her research work embodied childhood trauma, perceived burdensomeness, failed belongingness, and their relationship to suicide ideation among adults diagnosed with bi-polar disorder.
Dr. G. completed her residency in Madrid Spain, on the campus of Universidad de Madrid, Dallas, Texas, and in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the campus of the University of Minnesota. Her Post Doctorate field work was completed in community mental health; treating the most severe mental illnesses including major depressive disorder, schizophrenia, psychotic disorder, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, PTSD, OCD, ADHD, Substance abuse and Anxiety disorders.
Bryant is a member of Psi Chi Honor Society, Golden Key Honor Society, American Psychological Association, American Association of Suicidology. She earned 3 proclamations from Michigan State Senate for her volunteer services within Metro Detroit communities.
Dr. G. heads the Trauma and Substance Abuse Multidisciplinary Team. Her therapeutic skills come from an Integrative Approach of CBT, Reality Therapy, Psychodynamic, Existential, Gestalt Therapy, Grief Counseling, DBT, Sprirtual/Christian Counseling and Group dynamics. She recently earned national certification as Peer Support for Critical Incident Stress Debriefing for Law Enforcement Officers and Families. In addition, she is a certified trainer as a QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper.