Gayle Parker Wright
Gayle Parker Wright is a native New Yorker, who was born and raised in Brooklyn. She is an LCSW-R in NY and LSW in NJ. She graduated from Howard University with a Bachelors in Social Work and from Columbia University with a Masters in Social Work. She has over 30 years of experience working with individuals and families in under served communities. She has provided services to populations such as foster care, criminal justice, DDD, mental health, substance abuse, case management, adolescents/juvenile justice, managed care and geriatrics. She has worked in various settings such as residential corrections, respite, and private practice. She is an instructor for Mental Health First Aid for adults & youth.
Over the last 20 years she has a served in a leadership roles providing management oversight, student instruction and supervision, training’s on a variety of topics and motivational speaking. She is a consistent advocate for people under served and families that need support and guidance. She believes in peer support and is a champion of the Intentional Peer Support (IPS) Model. She is also committed to exploring self-centered treatment to individuals with Mental health and substance abuse disorders. She mentors and models for many in the field of Social work. She brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise to the field.