Underrepresentation is a HUGE problem in the field of neuropsychology. My guest today, Dr. Courtney Ray, is one of several folks who are working hard to change that. As one of the founding members of the Society for Black Neuropsychology, she is playing a crucial role in bringing neuropsychology to Black students and growing a community of Black neuropsychologists. Join us as we talk about…
- The origin story of the Society for Black Neuropsychology
- The importance of mentorship for underrepresented groups
- The SBN’s outreach efforts
- Ways to get involved and support the SBN
Cool Things Mentioned
- Society for Black Neuropsychology
- The Heaton norms for neuropsych testing
- Dr. Natalie Kelly
- Dr. Anthony Stringer at Emory
- Dr. Jennifer Manley at Columbia
- Hispanic Neuropsychological Society
- Asian Neuropsychological Association
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About Dr. Courtney Ray
Dr. Courtney Ray is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist, neuroscience researcher, writer, professor, and ordained minister. She is the founder of Array Psychological Assessments, a private practice that provides neuropsychological evaluations in Northern NJ and NYC. She is the current President of the Society for Black Neuropsychology as well as a member of the American Psychological Association, the International Psychological Society, and the Society for Neuroscience.
Pastor Ray earned her Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Neuropsychology from Loma Linda University and her Masters of Divinity from Andrews University.
She is author of the upcoming book: “Just Pray More and Other Church Myths about Mental Health.
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About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and have grown to over 20 clinicians. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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