Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist; received a B.S. in Chemistry and an M.S. in Biochemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.D. from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. She completed her Psychiatric Residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, a Psychoanalytic Fellowship from the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education, NYU SOM, followed by a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Fellowship at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ. She previously worked in Trinitas Regional Medical Center, Elizabeth, NJ as attending psychiatrist in both the ER and adolescent residential treatment and where she served as Associate Program Director of the Psychiatry Residency training program.