Who We Are

Sandra Gormon-Brown, MSW, LICSW

509-990-6419 Sandra@grassrootstherapy.com LW00006666

Sandra is a Licensed, Independent, Clinical Social Worker and Certified Attachment Focused Therapist with over 25 years of experience serving a broad spectrum of children and families, especially those who have been involved in the child welfare system. Sandra’s areas of practice specialty include best practice treatment of attachment issues, pediatric trauma, grief, infant mental health, pre and post adoption issues (foster,domestic and international), parenting, parenting/attachment assessment, mood disorders and relationship issues.

Sandra received her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington. She has done extensive post graduate work in the areas of attachment, trauma, grief, adoption, child abuse/neglect and infant mental health. She is a graduate of Deborah Gray’s Attachment Focused Therapy program and a regular participant in Deborah’s educational consult group which provides continuing education in the emerging theory and research in the areas of adoption practice, neglect and abuse, prenatal exposure to toxins, development of affect regulation and the treatment of trauma in the specialized populations of foster care and adoption. Sandra is a Registered Circle of Security Parent Educator. She volunteers as a DCFS Child Protection Team member and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.

Lori Eastep, MSW, LICSW

509-279-8838 Lori@grassrootstherapy.com LW60185885

Lori is a Licensed, Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 20 years of experience serving a broad spectrum of individuals, couples, youth, children and families. Lori has an extensive background in child welfare and working with at risk and adjudicated youth. Her practice specialties include EMDR, brief crisis therapy, trauma, grief, parenting, fatherhood challenges, couples work, at risk youth/teens, home based service provision to children and families, as well as medical social work and aging and systems challenges. She is also a certified Life Coach who meets people where they are at.

Lori received her Master of Social Work from the University of Washington. She regularly participates in continuing education to stay current on evidenced based research and practice as well as best practice service delivery. She is a Lecturer, Faculty Field Instructor and Agency Field Instructor for BASW and MSW students at Eastern Washington University. She volunteers as a member of a DCFS Child Protection Team and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the EMDR International Association.

"Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity."

Lori Eastep, MSW, LICSW
Certified EMDR Therapist
(509) 279-8838
Sandra Gormon-Brown, MSW, LICSW
Certified Attachment Focused Therapist
(509) 990-6419