Janee Both Gragg

Assoc Professor, Sch of Ed

Office: Education, University Hall

Phone: 909/748-8831



Current Research, Academic Interests & Areas of Expertise

  • Counselor training and supervision
  • Therapeutic engagement 
  • Mental heath in school
  • Cultural competence

Courses Taught at Redlands

  • EDUC 601
  • EUDC 610 
  • EDUC 651
  • EDUC 653
  • EDUC 655
  • EDUC 657B
  • EDUC 680

Degrees Held

  • Southern Adventist University, B.A., Psychology (1995)
  • Loma Linda University, Drug & Alcohol Counseling Certificate (1998)
  • Loma Linda University, M.S., Marriage and Family Therapy (1998)
  • Loma Linda University, Ph.D., Marriage and Family Therapy (2006)

Previous Teaching Experience

Trainer and Lecturer

Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center Redlands, CA.
2005- 2007
• Cultural Competence in Health Care
• Therapeutic Communication
• Therapeutic Boundaries

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Loma Linda University Redlands, CA
Fall & Winter 2001
• Lifespan Development, PSYC 299 for undergraduate Nursing students

Trainer and Lecturer

Olive Crest Group Homes Riverside, CA
January 2001-February 2002
• Appropriate Boundaries and Relationships with Adolescents
• Problem-solving
• Crisis, Behavioral, and Time Management
• The Difference Between Discipline and Punishment
• Understanding the Addicted Brain
• Dual Diagnosis with Adolescents
• Group Home Survival Skills
• Understanding the Contradiction Between What Adolescents Say and What They Really Want

Previous Relevant Work Experience

  • Therapist
    Inland Psych Redlands, Inc. 
    June 2007-Present
    Redlands, CA
  • Therapist
    Private Practice
    May 2003- 2008
    Redlands, CA
  • Lead Clinical Therapist
    Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center
    January 2006-June 2007
    Redlands, CA
  • Clinical Therapist
     Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center
    April 2002-January 2006
    Redlands, CA
  • School Counselor Chaffey College
    January 2006-January 2007
    Rancho Cucamonga, CA
  • Therapist, Intern
    MFI Recovery Center
    January 2001-April 2002
    Riverside, CA
  • Therapist, Intern
    Pacific Haven Group Home
    October 2001-April 2002
    Perris, CA
  • School Counselor & Group Home Administrator
    Olive Crest Treatment Center 
    February 2000-January 2001
    Riverside, CA
  • Therapist, Intern
    Research Treatment Institute
    July 1998-March 1999
    Covina, CA
  • M.F.T. Trainee
    Redlands Yucaipa Guidance Clinic
    March 1996-July 1998
    Redlands, CA

Significant Publications & Presentations

CMHC Newsletter - Mental Health Advocate

  • Mental Health Advocate Volume 1, Issue 1
  • Mental Health Advocate Volume 1, Issue 2
  • Mental Health Advocate Volume 1, Issue 3


  • Both Gragg, J. & Wilson, C. (2011) Mexican-American Family’s Perceptions of the Multirelational Influences on Their Adolescent’s Engagement in Substance Use Treatment. The Family Journal, 19 (3) 299-306. DOI 10.1177/1066480711405822

Other Academic Publications

  • Both Gragg, J. (2011). Walking the Talk: Lessons for Modeling Transformational Learning. Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision Newsletter. 7, (1), p. 8.


  • Both Gragg, J. (2011). Understanding Addiction and the Role of Emotion Management for Youth. California Association of School Counselors.
  • Both Gragg, J. (2011).  Student Incivility:  The Role and Responsibility of Counselor Educators. Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
  • Both Gragg, J. (2011). Managing Pseudo engagement: The Role of Family in the Therapeutic Relationship.  Forensic Training Institute, Latina/o Mental Health Symposium.
  • Both Gragg, J. (2011). Multirelational Dynamics of Hispanic Adolescent Substance Users: What Mental Health Professionals Need to Know. Forensic Training Institute, Latina/o Mental Health Symposium.
  • Both Gragg, J. (2011). Understanding the barriers to successful therapeutic engagement: Implications for the treatment of Mexican American families. Forensic Training Institute, Latina/o Mental Health Symposium.

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