Dr. Gail Gross

Author and Parenting, Relationships, and Human Behavior Expert

http://DrGailGross.com
Dr. Gail Gross, Ph.D., Ed.D., M.Ed., a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and member of APA Division 39, is a nationally recognized family, child development, and human behavior expert, author, and educator. Her positive and integrative approach to difficult issues helps families navigate today’s complex problems. Dr. Gross is frequently called upon by national and regional media to offer her insight on topics involving family relationships, education, behavior, and development issues. A dependable authority, Dr. Gross has contributed to broadcast, print and online media including CNN, the Today Show, CNBC's The Doctors, Hollywood Reporter, FOX radio, FOX’s The O’Reilly Factor, MSNBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Times of India, People magazine, Parents magazine, Scholastic Parent and Child Magazine, USA Today, Univision, ABC, CBS, and KHOU's Great Day Houston Show. She is a veteran radio talk show host as well as the host of the nationally syndicated PBS program, “Let’s Talk.” Also, Dr. Gross has written a semi-weekly blog for The Huffington Post and has blogged at EmpowHER.com since 2013. Recently, Houston Women's Magazine named her One of Houston's Most Influential Women of 2016. Dr. Gross is a longtime leader in finding solutions to the nation’s toughest education challenges. She co-founded the first-of-its kind Cuney Home School with her husband Jenard, in partnership with Texas Southern University. The school serves as a national model for improving the academic performance of students from housing projects by engaging the parents. Dr. Gross also has a public school elementary and secondary campus in Texas that has been named for her. Additionally, she recently completed leading a landmark, year-long study in the Houston Independent School District to examine how stress-reduction affects academics, attendance, and bullying in elementary school students, and a second study on stress and its effects on learning. Such work has earned her accolades from distinguished leaders such as the Dalai Lama, who presented her with the first Spirit of Freedom award in 1998. More recently, she was honored in 2013 with the Jung Institute award. She also received the Good Heart Humanitarian Award from Jewish Women International, Perth Amboy High School Hall of Fame Award, the Great Texan of the Year Award, the Houston Best Dressed Hall of Fame Award, Trailblazer Award, Get Real New York City Convention's 2014 Blogging Award, and Woman of Influence Award. Dr. Gross’ book,The Only Way Out Is Through, is available on Amazon now and offers strategies for coping with loss, drawing from dealing with the death of her own daughter. Her next book, How to Build Your Baby's Brain, is slated to be released in late 2018, and teaches parents how to enhance a child’s learning potential through various developmental stages. Dr. Gross received a BS in Education and an Ed.D. (Doctorate of Education) with a specialty in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston. She earned her Master’s degree in Secondary Education with a focus on Psychology from the University of St. Thomas in Houston. Dr. Gross received her second PhD in Psychology, with a concentration in Jungian studies. Dr. Gross was the recipient of Kappa Delta Pi An International Honor Society in Education. Dr. Gross was elected member of the International English Honor Society Sigma Tau Delta.
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The Four Pillars of a Healthy Relationship

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The Value of Silence

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Dating Red Flags to Watch For

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The Importance of Imaginative Play

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Top Reasons Spouses Fight

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How Relationships Are Just Like Businesses

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The Sacrifices We Make For Those We Love

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How to Help Your Picky Eater

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Can You Be Friends With Your Ex?

by Dr. Gail Gross
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Getting Over Your Fear of Commitment

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Are You Misjudging Your Child’s Happiness?

by Dr. Gail Gross
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5 Study Habits to Help With Homework

by Dr. Gail Gross
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What To Do When Your Child Doesn’t Like Her Teacher

by Dr. Gail Gross
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Help Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Preparing Your Child for College

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5 Ways to Help Prevent Bratty Behavior

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How to Deal with Grief in the Workplace

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8 Tips to Keep Your Kids Engaged and Learning This Summer

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5 Important Talks to Have With Your HS Graduate

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Tips for Teaching Your Toddler Empathy

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15 Ways to Manage Sibling Rivalry

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What Parents Should Know About Silbling Rivalry

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Disciplining Your Child

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How to Avoid the Parenting Mistakes Your Parents Made

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