She/Her/HersAdult Psychiatrist, MD Practice: Skypiatrist Specialties • Insurance & Fees • Locations
Please note, Dr. Gray doesn't treat patients with ADHD or ADD. There are several other psychiatrists at her practice who specialize in these conditions. Please feel free to reach out to one of them.
Like many of Skypiatrist’s doctors, Elisabeth Gray brings a wealth of life experience to her work. Although she’s had a comparatively unorthodox path to working in psychiatric medicine, one thing has always been a constant—a passion for helping people.
A native of upstate New York, Dr. Gray received her BA in Psychology and Studio Art from Williams College before earning her MS in Mathematics from Syracuse University. For years, she helped struggling college students complete their remedial math requirements. But it was volunteering and later working professionally as an EMT that gave her the confidence to pursue medicine.
Through her training at SUNY Upstate Medical University, Dr. Gray remembered her time working on the ambulance and felt a calling to specialize in psychiatric medicine. “I always liked helping the patients where you had to puzzle it out, which is a big component of psychiatry. The patient says something and you’re looking for the space between the words,” she recalls.
A career with New York State Office of Mental Health, and later the Office of Addiction and Substance Abuse Services followed. Now retired from state service, Dr. Gray is excited to work in a practice with a variety of people, adding that she’s especially open to helping transgender patients.
She’s applying skills developed in her hobby as an internet gamer to telepsychiatry. “I’ve become comfortable on the microphone and the webcam. Now I'll use those skills with patients and not stream followers.”
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Bipolar disorder - Developing coping and preventive strategies to stabilize extreme mood swings, including manic and depressive episodes; increasing effective strategies to regulate emotions and maintain a healthy daily routine
Gender identity & transgender health - Exploring gender identity, including trans, non-binary, and gender variant identities; support throughout the process of transition
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Years of Experience: 22 years
New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports, Psychiatrist, 2014 - 2021
New York State Office of Mental Health, Psychiatrist, 2007 - 2014
United States Veterans Administration, Psychiatrist, 2006 - 2007
Upstate Medical University, Residency in Psychiatry, 2006
Upstate Medical University, Doctor of Medicine, 2002
New York: 239029