Psychology Associate

 

Dr. LaKeyetta Reed provides therapy and assessment services at Mid-Atlantic Children’s Services, Inc. and Mid-Atlantic Psychological Services. She enjoys providing therapeutic services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Reed accepts appointments in our Maryland and Virginia locations.

EDUCATION: University of Maryland, College Park, B.S. in Psychology (2005); American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, M.A. in Clinical Psychology (2008); American School of Professional Psychology, Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology (2014)

INTERNSHIP AND POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING: APA accredited internship at Guidestone Ohio providing therapy and assessment services for children and adolescents ages 3-18. Provided therapy and completed bariatric assessments at a private practice located in Washington, DC. Provided therapeutic services for children and adolescents, as well as administrative supervision of the clinical team at a charter school located Washington, DC.

CREDENTIALS: Registered as a Psychology Associate in the state of Maryland; Registered as a Psychology Resident in the state of Virginia

BACKGROUND: In addition to assessment and therapy services, Dr. Reed has experience with providing intensive early intervention services for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Dr. Reed volunteered at weekly Saturday clinics at the University of Maryland, College Park. The program paired volunteers with children diagnosed with various disabilities to work on gross and fine motor skills, as well as language acquisition.

SERVICES PROVIDED: Therapy for children, adolescents, and adults; Assessments (comprehensive, clinical, adaptive)

EXPERTISE: Childhood and adolescent disorders; Emotional and behavioral functioning (mood and anxiety disorders); Coping skills

Dr. Reed is passionate about providing therapeutic services for the community including high risk, underserved, and marginalized populations. She utilizes cognitive-behavioral techniques to help set therapeutic goals to aid in positive progress. Dr. Reed has extensive experience with conducting assessments in school and community settings to help determine the appropriate diagnosis and to assist with treatment planning.

In addition to clinical work, Dr. Reed is an Adjunct Professor at Bowie State University where she teaches Infancy and Toddlerhood Development, Child and Adolescent Development, Childhood Disorders, Ethics for Helping Professions, and Family and Domestic Violence courses as needed. She enjoys participating in psychoeducational opportunities in the community to help others gain insight about social-emotional wellness, issues among special populations, and disparities in diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Reed’s volunteer work includes serving as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of Healing Empowering and Restoring (HEAR, Inc.) a non-profit organization based in Maryland and the Chair of the Board of Directors of Sow S.E.E.D.S., Inc. a non-profit organization based in New Jersey. She also served as a member of the Governance and Academic Committees on the Board of Directors at Sela Public Charter School located in Washington D.C..