Founder: Amber Harris is a dedicated and hardworking social professional with over 20 years of experience with a diverse population as a therapist, trainer, and advocate, mentor, for youth, families, and communities. Amber believes the most important gift that you can give a person is the capacity to form and maintain relationships, which is why she founded Bridgn Gaps LLC. Amber has been a foster parent and adoptive mother. She has witnessed the healing power of relationships through her own life and the lives of others.
Education: M.Ed., Human Development Services, The University of Dayton B.S., Psychology and Social Work, Ohio Dominican University A.S., Early Childhood Development, Columbus State Community College
Licenses/Certifications: Licensed Social Worker (LSW) Mediation Training, State Board of California 2017 Trauma Treatment Adoption Competent Therapist
Professional Experience and Areas of Competence: Individual, Groups, Adolescents and Family Counseling Youth Empowerment Minority and Ethically Diverse Populations Trauma Support and Treament Consultation, Education, and Training Wellness Counseling and Coaching Motivational Speaker Youth and Family Advocate Mediation/Conflict Resolution Adoption Support Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Intervention Treatment Planning Foster Parent Adoption Mother
Professional Publications: "The Healing Power of Relationships", Fostering Families Today, March/April 2018