About Sha Raye

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Sha Raye earned her B.S. in Psychology from Morgan State University and is currently finishing up her Master’s in Clinical Psychological Science at UMD. Prior to joining the staff at the University of Maryland, Sha Raye had several clinical experiences. She worked for Johns Hopkins Hospital in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Department providing inpatient, outpatient, and emergency care to children and adolescents with mental illness. She also worked at the League for People with Disabilities in Baltimore, MD providing services to children with autism spectrum disorder. In addition to her clinical experiences, Sha Raye has also had several research experiences with Johns Hopkins University. Those research experiences included weight interventions outcomes in youth with mental illness, genomic studies of adults with bipolar and schizophrenia, and fMRI studies of older adults with bipolar disorder. Her clinical and research interests include predictors for resiliency in at-risk youth, developmental psychopathology and childhood trauma, and culturally-adapted psychological assessment and interventions.