Dr. Gamble


      Dr. Gamble


Sarah J. Gamble, PhD. is a Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of experience in individual and couple's psychotherapy. Previously a staff member at the Traumatic Stress Institute in South Windsor, Connecticut, Dr. Gamble created Avon Simsbury Psychotherapy as an ideal space for healing work.


Education and Experience:
BA (1985) - Psychology - Swarthmore College
MA (1988) & Ph.D. (1990) - Clinical Psychology - University of Connecticut
APA Approved Internship: University of Maine Counseling Center

Postdoctoral Fellowships:
Amherst College, Amherst, MA (1990-1)
Traumatic Stress Institute, South Windsor, CT. (1992-4)

Staff Psychologist: 
Traumatic Stress Institute (1994-2005). Certified EMDR therapist - (EMDRIA certification).

Risking Connection: A Training Curriculum for Working with Survivors of Childhood Abuse (2000). Saakvitne, K.W, Gamble, S., Pearlman, L., & Lev, B.T. Lutherville, MD: Sidran Press.

To learn more about Risking Connection or to order this book: www.riskingconnection.com

Self-Care for Bereavement Counselors. (2002). Gamble, S.J. In Helping bereaved children: A handbook for practitioners (pp.346-362) Guilford Press.

Neumann, D. & Gamble, S.]. (1995). Issues in the professional development of psychotherapists: Counter transference and vicarious traumatization in the new trauma therapist. Psychotherapy, 32(2), 341-348.