Dr. Michael Gomez is currently on staff at Bradley Hospital, Lifespan Institute, one of the teaching hospitals for the Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University and the nation’s first, and oldest, psychiatric hospital specifically for children and adolescents and is committed to the dissemination of evidence-based practices in psychology.
Dr. Gomez was previously director of the Adversity and Resilience Community Center (ARCC), a child trauma behavioral health clinic in the West Texas area where he was also Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech University Psychological Sciences; the Texas Tech University College of Education; and the TTUHSC School of Nursing. He was previously faculty at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect/Child Study Center Department of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics at the OU Health and Sciences Center in Oklahoma City. He specializes in Trauma-Focused CBT, treatment of adolescents with problematic sexual behaviors (PSB), PCIT, TARGET, and assessment of autism spectrum disorders. He is a Nationally Certified TF-CBT Trainer, of which he is one of 70 in the world. Additionally, he is a Nationally Certified CE-CERT Trainer, a model for addressing burnout and vicarious trauma in providers. He is also a nationally certified PCIT therapist. He is trained in assessment and diagnostics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). He is one of the three national co-chairs for the National Child Traumatic Stress Networks (NCTSN) Trauma and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) Workgroup (formerly the NCTSN Trauma and ASD Community of Practice), as well as a member of the NCTSN Steering Committee, the NCTSN Affiliate Advisory Group, and the NCTSN Youth Task Force.