Dr. Brook Griese, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist who has devoted her career to supporting the resilience and growth of children and families impacted by trauma, loss, and adversity. She is the board chair and former CEO of Judi’s House/JAG Institute, a comprehensive family bereavement center she co-founded with her husband Brian in memory of his mother who died when he was 12. Since 2002, this Colorado nonprofit has provided grief care to more than 12,000 children and caregivers, created a grief-informed network of providers through its internship and postgraduate training programs, and helped elevate the issue of childhood bereavement nationally through research, education, and advocacy. An artist and mother of two teens, Dr. Brook is adjunct faculty at the University of Colorado, serves on several boards and advisory bodies focused on youth behavioral health and education, and was honored with the Excellence in Service Award by the National Alliance for Children’s Grief.


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