Shoshana May, Psy.M

Clinical Extern, Learning and Development Center

Child Mind Institute

Shoshana May, Psy.M., is a clinical extern in the Learning and Development Center at Child Mind Institute. She is a fourth-year doctoral student in school psychology with a concentration in Clinical Child, Adolescent, Family and Pediatrics at Rutgers University. Ms. May has experience conducting psychoeducational and neuropsychological evaluations for children and adults in school and clinic settings with a variety of presentations. She also has experience delivering individual, group, family, and couples therapy in a range of settings, most recently at Baruch College Counseling Center.

Over the past two years, Ms. May has served as a teaching assistant in courses covering cognitive, social, emotional, and behavioral assessment of children. Ms. May has a particular interest in the assessment of culturally and linguistically diverse individuals, specifically d/Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children. Her research background includes investigating how to close the racial discipline gap for African-American male students in schools and restorative justice. Her current research is examining the experiences of people in the d/Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community receiving culturally competent mental health services.

Training

  • Clinical Extern, Baruch College Counseling Center
  • Clinical Extern, Lake Drive School for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students
  • Clinical Extern, Asher Holmes and Robertsville Elementary Schools
  • Student Clinician, Psychological Services Center, Rutgers University Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology

Education

  • PsyD (Expected 2021), School Psychology, Rutgers University – Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology
  • Professional Certificate, American Sign Language and Deaf Studies, Hofstra University
  • BA, Psychology, Binghamton University