Gail Wagnild, PhD

Gail Wagnild, PHD

Gail Wagnild, RN, PhD, is the founder and owner of the Resilience Center in Montana. Clinically trained as a psychiatric nurse and social worker, she has been conducting research and consulting in the area of resilience for more than thirty years.

Dr. Wagnild was a faculty member in nursing schools, including Incarnate Word College in San Antonio, Texas; the University of Washington in Seattle; and Montana State University in Bozeman. She is the principal author of the widely used Resilience Scale™ and the True Resilience program, which helps people of all ages recognize, build, and strengthen their resilience. For the past ten years she has been a research and evaluation consultant.

True Resilience is her first book.

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