Chevonna is the founder and lead trainer of the G. R.A. S. P. (Gaining Respect through Actively Seeking Perspective) model. Chevonna offers individual GRASP sessions, face to face or virtually, where she develops an individualized blueprint for professionals to build a better life. GRASP is also a structured training program for corporations to strengthen employee relations.
As a highly sought after speaker, Gaylor is passionate about discussing supportive emotional healing, growth and development (especially in trauma victims); building and enhancing relationships in the workplace and everyday life; human trafficking, and changing the perception of diversity. She has been a key presenter at The Partnership for Well-Being Institute, California Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT) Conference and the International Institute for Restorative Practitioners (IIRP) in Canada, as well as countless other conferences and events.
You Chevonna has been featured in blogs, articles and interviews. Her book, The Emerging Healer was favorably reviewed the The Therapist magazine and has reviewed significant notoriety.
Gaylor enjoys volunteering with several socially-conscious, communty agencies including serving as a Disaster Mental Health volunteer through the American Red Cross, partnering to provide clinical services to survivors of human trafficking and linking with LoveSong Photography to offer clinical support for terminally ill clients and their families.
As an expansion of her philanthropic work to eradicate human trafficking, a portion of proceeds from her book ‘The Emerging Healer: Adding Insight and Impact to Your Mental Health Work,’ go to support the work of nonprofits MillionKids, Run2Rescue and RaphaHouse. The book is available through Amazon and Barnes & Nobles, iBook, Kindle and other booksellers.
When asked about her desire to change the landscape of mental health through the coaching and training she provides to other practioners, she responds that to expand the power to heal
“… we (practioners) have to work on ourselves, unpack our own baggage before we can help them (clients) unpack theirs.”
Gaylor shares that her ultimate goal is to be a philanthropist with enough resources to impact the emotional healing of the world in a dynamic way.
Chevonna Gaylor, LMFT
Mental Health Expert/
Published author of ‘The Emerging Healer: Adding insight and impact to your mental health work’
Social Media: @ChevonnaLMFT