Gregory Gomez

Clinical Implementation Specialist

Gregory Gomez, MEd, LMSW, joined the Meadows Institute with 18 years of experience in education, non-profit leadership, and behavioral health intervention. Gregory was a 2023 Summer Intern, where he worked with David Auzenne, the Hackett Center team, and those in the Health Equity Workgroup.

Prior to joining the Institute, Gregory was Director of Policy and Programs at Leadership ISD in Houston, Texas. After spending more than a decade in urban K-12 education as a teacher and principal, Gregory worked at Leadership ISD to help educate Houston business leaders and advocates about the need for public education support in the arenas of governance, school finance, racial equity, and mental health.

In his role at the TAG Center, Gregory focuses on trauma and grief research, with a particular focus on ambiguous loss experienced by children and adolescents who have incarcerated parents. He primarily serves as a clinician at the Lucine Center, providing assessment and treatment to youth exposed to trauma and loss.

Gregory received a Master’s in Education from the University of Notre Dame, his MSW from the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work, and is nearing completion of his PhD in Social Work. Gregory is the primary chef for his wife, Alissa, and two boys, Eli and Geo.

Multidimendional Grief Therapy Author Julie Kaplow-Kline-Kline (small)