Dr. Linda Graves
About Me

Dr. Graves is the currently the Executive Director of the National Association of Administrators for Disordered Gambling Services (NAADGS), formerly APGSA. She is also a consultant with CA Council on Problem Gambling and Kindbridge.

Dr. Graves has worked in the field of problem gambling services for 25 years. She has set up prevention and treatment systems in Delaware and Washington State, and managed the Technical Assistance program in CA, training hundreds of gaming employees and law enforcement officers. Dr. Graves has written and delivered many on-line webinars for problem gambling counselor training, as well as offered in-person classes.

Awards and Recognition


  • National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) Service Award, 2003
  • Counselor of the Year, Delaware Association of Addiction Professionals, 2005
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, California Council on Problem Gambling, March 2017
  • Dr. Robert J. Custer Award for Direct Service, NCPG, July 2017
My Workshop
Below you can find the workshop that I am presenting at the summit: