• Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, Mass., 2017
  • Master of Arts, Psychology, Clark University, Worcester Mass., 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder Colo., 2009

Tatiana Gray’s research interests focus broadly on how to facilitate greater intimacy in romantic relationships. She also is interested in proactive interventions and therapeutic mechanisms that elicit compassion between partners and integrating contemplative practices, such as yoga and meditation to help partners feel closer to and safer with one another. Additionally, she serves as the chief operating officer of Arammu: The Relationship Checkup Healthcare Company.

Research Interests

  • Couples
  • LGBTQ+ Relationships
  • Intimacy
  • Proactive Interventions

Courses Taught

  • Work and Career Psychology
  • Counseling Practicum II

Selected Works



Cordova, J. V., & Gray, T.D. (November 2018). Building intimacy from lab to home: Translational research of telehealth. In T.D. Gray (Chair) Bringing people together: Using technology to broaden the reach, improve the impact, and evaluate the effectiveness of relationship interventions. Symposium presentation at the 52st Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, Washington, DC.

Gray, T.D., & Cordova, J.V. (November 2017). Expanding the Reach of Relationship Healthcare: Disseminating and Implementing the Marriage Checkup Across Diverse Settings. Chair of Symposium presented at the 51st Annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA.

Gray, T.D., & Córdova, J.V. & (October 2019). The Relationship Checkup Training for Veteran Families. Clinical training presented virtually for the Canandaigua VA Medical Center in Canandaigua, NY.


Gray, T., Hawrilenko, M., & Cordova, J. (2019). Randomized Controlled Trial of the Marriage Checkup: Depression Outcomes. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy.

Gray, T., Cordova, J., Hawrilenko, M., Dovala, T., & Sollenberger, J. (2018). The Path of Emotional Least Resistance: Developing Theory Based on the Self-Reported Strengths of Happy and Distressed Couples in the Marriage Checkup. Journal of Relationships Research, 9, E5. doi:10.1017/jrr.2018.4

Gray, T.D. & Cordova, J.V. (2018). Addressing Relationship Problems in an Integrated Primary Care Setting. In A.Maragakis and W.T. O'Donohue (Eds.), Principle-Based Stepped Care and Brief Psychotherapy for Integrated Care Settings.