Rashida Barner, Ph.D. .

Rashida Barner, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland. Dr. Barner specializes in providing psychological assessment services for children and adolescents (age 6 and older) for a variety of presenting concerns including neurodevelopmental (ADHD, learning disorders, intellectual disabilities), mood, anxiety, and/or disruptive disorders. In addition, she provides supervision to trainee’s at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level. Dr. Barner has a keen interest in providing culturally relevant evaluations to a diverse population. She also has provided several continuing education training seminars on the aforementioned topic.

Dr. Barner was born and raised in St. Paul, MN and has lived all over the country in pursuit of her educational and career goals. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. She attained a Master of Education degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. After taking time off from school to live in Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Barner moved back to the Midwest and completed Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in clinical child psychology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.  Her pre-doctoral internship in child acute psychiatry & pediatric consultation/ liaison was completed at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children/ Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA.  After receiving her doctorate, Dr. Barner completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Child and Family Therapy Clinic (Department of Behavioral Psychology) at the Kennedy Krieger Institute/ Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

She is licensed in Maryland.