Renee Gilbert Renee Gilbert is a doctoral student in the Clinical Child Psychology Program at the University of Kansas. She studies trauma and posttraumatic growth in children. She also works as a training therapist for children and families. In her spare time, she enjoys hot yoga, horse-back riding and tending to her dog and cat. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.