Rashida Barner, PhD

Rashida Barner

Dr. Barner conducts psychological evaluations with children and adolescents who present with conditions related to neurodevelopment, mood and anxiety, as well as with other conditions, such as social or family issues. Dr. Barner's clinical interests include providing culturally competent evaluations to a diverse population. Dr. Barner sees patients in the Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Clinic and the Executive Function Clinic.

Tanisha Drummond, PsyD, ABPP

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Dr. Drummond conducts evaluations with children and adolescents who present with neurodevelopmental disorders, mood and anxiety conditions, and other behavioral conditions. Dr. Drummond specializes in using objective personality inventories to aid in diagnostic clarification and treatment recommendations. Dr. Drummond sees patients through the Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Clinic.

Shalena Heard, PhD

Shalena Heard, PhD.

Dr. Heard has extensive experience providing therapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents and adults within inpatient, residential, outpatient and school settings. She currently focuses on providing older adolescents and young adults with the essential resources and skills needed to aid their transitioning into adulthood. 

Rebecca Lieb, PhD, ABPP

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Dr. Lieb has experience working with a variety of developmental concerns and age ranges. Dr. Lieb is also an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA), serving as the 2021 Chair of the Continuing Education Committee.


Shelley McDermott, PhD, BCBA-D

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  • Co-Director, Child Clinical Psychology Fellowship
  • Clinical Psychologist, Department of Neuropsychology
  • Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • McDermott@KennedyKrieger.org

Dr. McDermott's clinical interests include assessment of preschool and school-age children with suspected neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and learning disorders. In addition, Dr. McDermott has experience working with children and adolescents who present with conditions related to mood and anxiety. Dr. McDermott sees patients through the Executive Function Clinic. 

Judith Trussell, PhD

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Dr. Trussell conducts psychological evaluations with children, adolescents and young adults who present with problems in learning, mood, self-regulation, social functioning and attention. Her areas of clinical interest include anxiety disorders, adjustment issues for young adults (including college students), and interdisciplinary collaboration in providing services to families. Dr. Trussell sees clients through the Emotional and Behavioral Disorders Clinic. 

Danielle Wexler, PhD

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Dr. Wexler's clinical interests include both comprehensive and targeted assessment of children and adolescents with neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health concerns. She conducts evaluations for children who present with ADHD, learning disabilities, ASD, anxiety, and depression. Dr. Wexler sees patients through the Executive Function Clinic, the Development and Early Learning Clinic, and the Targeted Assessment Clinic.