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(808) 525-6255

info@iolalahui.org

1441 Kapiolani Blvd.

Suite #1802

Honolulu, HI 96814

7:30am - 6:00pm

Monday to Friday

The child has one intuitive aim: self development

Dr. Jill Oliveira Gray

Jill Oliveira Gray, Ph.D.

Dr. Oliveira Gray was born and raised in Hawai‘i and received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the Clinical Studies Program at the University of Hawai`i, Mānoa in 2001. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Clinical Psychology with a Health Psychology emphasis at Tripler Army Medical Center in 2002. She has worked in rural and primary care settings in medically underserved communities across the state of Hawai’i, to include Hana, Maui, Kaunakakai, Molokai, and Waimānalo, O‘ahu. She was a member of the Committee on Rural Health within the American Psychological Association from 2003-2006, served on the Ron Levant Presidential Task Force on Enhancing Diversity in APA, and is past President of the Hawai‘i Psychological Association. She is currently on the Hawai‘i Board of Psychology and is Chair of the Hawai‘i Psychological Political Action Committee. She is interested in training, service delivery and research in the areas of primary care psychology, health psychology, and evidence-based, culturally mindful behavioral health implementation in medically underserved areas.

Approach to therapy: Therapy is about partnering with individuals to achieve their goals and live an optimal life; therapy encompasses evidenced based and culturally mindful processes of change, enriched through mutual respect, collaboration and a holistic view that helps individuals to understand the interplay between thoughts, feelings, behaviors, and how various life events and cultural influences impact these domains. 

Teaching philosophy: Learning in psychology involves a balance of experiential, didactic, and supervision activities that are goal-directed and organized sequentially to achieve profession wide competencies. I believe it is important to create a mutually respectful and collaborative environment of active learning where students feel comfortable engaging in dialogue regarding their learning processes and related challenges.