Dr. Gilbert is a psychiatrist whose primary interest is in Bowen family systems theory and its applications for individuals, families, organizational leaders and therapists.

Dr. Gilbert attended medical school and completed her specialty training in psychiatry at SUNY at Buffalo. Postgraduate training included two years in the Family Program of the Menninger Clinic and the Postgraduate Program at the Georgetown University Family Center from 1982 to 1987.

She has been on the faculty of the Bowen Center since 1988, serving as a presenter and supervisor. She has also been an editorial consultant for Family Systems, published by the Bowen Center. She has served on program committee and the Journal editorial board. She is a regular presenter at the Clinical Conference Series.

In addition to her psychiatric practice, Dr. Gilbert provides leadership training for clergy and other leaders of organizations in Richmond, VA.

Dr. Gilbert’s books include Extraordinary Relationships: A New Way of Thinking About Human Interaction, Connecting With Our Children: Guiding Principles for Parents, Extraordinary Leadership, The Eight Concepts of Bowen Theory, and The Cornerstone Concept.

She resides in Pompano Beach, Florida where she is writing a new book while presenting, and working with a Bowen interest group there. She also works with leaders in a phone and Skype-based practice.