Lori Gray

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Lori Gray
Director of Holistic Health Programs and Associate Professor
(269) 387-2652
2408 Health and Human Services Building, Mail Stop 5212
Mailing address: 
Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness
Western Michigan University
1903 W. Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5212 USA
  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Michigan State University, 2003
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Western Michigan University, 1998
  • Graduate Certificate, Holistic Health Care, Western Michigan University, 1998
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan, 1995
  • B.M.A., Trumpet Performance, University of Michigan, 1995

Dr. Lori Gray is an Assistant Professor, Licensed Doctoral Psychologist and a mindfulness teacher.   She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and Graduate Certificate in Holistic Health Care from Western Michigan University and completed her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. Since 2000, she has served WMU as an instructor in Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness, teaching all components of the graduate certificate curriculum, as well as offering online electives for the program. In 2014 she earned a post-doctoral certificate from the University of Massachusetts Medical School in teaching Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.  She is also a certified wellness coach, having trained and mentored new wellness coaches with international training institutes.  Dr. Gray’s scholarly presentations (at both national and regional events) coupled with her research interests include the efficacy of mindfulness-based interventions, stress reduction, living well with chronic pain/illness, and the role of contemplative pedagogy in higher education.