Dr. Bates-Duford has engaged in extensive work and research on familial relationships, family trauma, and dysfunctions.
She is known for her work with traumatic experience and symptom re-emergence.
Dr. Bates-Duford has earned the distinct designation as a Certified Relationship Specialist with Diplomate Status (advanced standing).
With nearly 20 years in the field of behavioral sciences she has been instrumental in her work with stabilizing families, helping individuals and families navigate the challenges of mental illness, as well as victims of abuse/ trauma reprocess the memory of the trauma in a manners that no longer paralyzes nor interferes with daily functioning.
She is an accomplished author of children's books covering topics such as, conduct disorder, ADHD, parenting a child with special needs, and trauma.
She provides both face-to-face an online therapy to individuals, couples, and families in their time of need. Please look for her when you feel it's time to find a therapist.
Please listen to my EmpireRadio Interview:
Discipline vs Child Abuse