Expert Qualifications

This highly qualified trauma expert specializes in trauma, violence, and post traumatic stress disorder. She received a B.A. in English, History, and Psychology from the University of Durban-Westville; a M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College; an Ed.M in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University; and a EdD. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University. Elected as a Fellow to the American Psychological Association, she was a first responder to both 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina and has authored two books: A Practical approach to Trauma and Crisis and Disaster Counseling: lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. She has presented both nationally and internationally on violence and trauma. She currently serves as a Chair and Professor at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington DC and a Psychologist at Georgetown University Department of Psychiatry, and as a Consultant to companies concerning workplace violence. She has been recognized as a PTSD expert witness and in this capacity consulted with DC and Baltimore law firms.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: Washington DC
  • B.A.; English, History, and Psychology, University of Durban-Westville (South Africa)
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Boston College
  • Ed.M., Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University
  • Ed.D., Human Development and Psychology, Harvard University
  • Licensed Psychologist, Certified Trauma Therapist,
  • Fellow, American Psychological Association
  • Member, International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
  • Member, Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists
  • Member, American Red Cross
  • Published, 30+ peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and book chapters
  • Associate Professor, Center for Trauma and the Community, Georgetown University
  • Present, Professor and Chair, International Psychology PhD program, A Chicago School of Psychology
  • Present, Clinical Psychologist, trauma-focused therapy
  • Present, Psychologist, A Top-Tier University Medical School

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