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Deborah Gross

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Deb Gross

Deborah Gross


Dr. Gross is a licensed psychologist with a practice focused in corrections. She is retired from Correctional Health Services in Maricopa County, Arizona. In her role as Lead Psychologist – Mental Health Unit, she was responsible for administrative supervision of mental health staff on acute psychiatric unit within a major metropolitan accredited jail health system. Dr. Gross’s correctional mental health experience dates to 2004, with an internship and postdoctoral position with CHS. She later joined the Arizona Department of Corrections in 2007 before returning to CHS in 2010. She also has worked for NAMI Arizona, ValueOptions, and the MARC Center.

Dr. Gross currently serves as Board Chair for Recovery Empowerment Network and is a member of the Board of Arizona Behavioral Health. She has served on the Board of the Arizona Foundation for Behavioral Health, the Arizona Coalition for Tomorrow (a Head Start-related entity), and the Star Centers (formerly known as Survivors on Our Own). Dr. Gross has been a surveyor in the NCCHC accreditation program since 2017 and recently became a lead surveyor.