This highly qualified psychology expert earned her BA in psychology from Cedarville University and her MA in mental health from Wright State University. She then went on to complete her PhD in counseling psychology from University of Wisconsin, Madison. This expert is a licensed psychologist in the state of California and has been published over 40 times in academic journals. She formerly served as a co-director of the community engagement unit at the Institute for Clinical and Translational Science at UC Irvine School of Medicine. Currently, she is an associate professor in the school of education and an associate professor in residence in the department of pediatrics within the school of medicine at a prominent California university. Additionally, she serves as a clinical supervisor and pediatric neuropsychologist at a large California university.