Meet the Clinicians
Dr. Kimberly Davis, Psy.D., LCPC, LPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Dr. Kimberly Davis is the CEO and founder of Renewed Behavioral Health & Wellness. She has been serving communities within the Washington DC Metropolitan area for over 12 years. Thus far, her clinical experience, academic training and military service have afforded her a solid foundation in providing mental health treatment to diverse populations.
Furthermore Dr. Davis is passionate about providing trauma informed care and culturally sound evidenced based treatment interventions to communities and veterans of color, to include women who have been exposed to Military Sexual Trauma (MST) and African American couples, adults, children and families.
Approach to Treatment
Dr. Davis utilizes an integrative holistic approach to treatment. Treatment approaches include Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Family Systems. She works from a trauma informed framework with an awareness of cultural factors that may impact one’s view of self and their ability to navigate through various environments within their everyday lives. She also works to create a space that is emotionally and spiritually safe and free from judgment. In addition Dr. Davis believes that therapy is a collaborative process where healing and transformation can takes place when one allows true exploration of their past experiences and intrapersonal struggles throughout various stages in their development.
Background and Education
Dr. Davis received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. She also received a Master of Science degree in Counseling from the University of the District of Columbia in 2006 and a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington DC, in 2012. In addition, she completed her Graduate Certificate in Working with Survivors of Violence, Torture, and Trauma from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, a program that was approved by the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Karen Schafer, Psy.D., LCPC
Dr. Karen Schafer is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Prince George’s County Maryland. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University of Maryland University, College Park. In 2010, she earned a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of District of Columbia and later served as an Adjunct Professor. Dr. Schafer earned a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology while pursing and earning her Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, located Washington, DC.
Dr. Schafer is known for her dedication in bridging the gap between mental health disparities within minority groups and is committed to aiding in assisting these populations with strengthening their mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. Dr. Schafer also specializes in neuropsychology, working with individuals with severe mental illness, and sex offender treatment. She is actively exploring a clinical research study titled, “Sometimes, I just need my Father: The Lived Experiences of African-American Females with Absent-Fathers.” Dr. Schafer is interested in serving on the Board of Education for Prince Georges County, increasing minority voter’s rights, civil rights, and currently volunteers serving various groups in the DC metropolitan area. During her free time, Dr. Schafer enjoys spending “Forced Family Fun” with her husband, two amazing children, and their dog.
Dr. Natalie M. Snell, Psy.D., LCPC
Dr. Natalie M. Snell is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a proud graduate of Hampton University. It was there that she initially discovered her love of psychology. She obtained a Master of Arts in Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP), Washington, DC campus. She continued her studies at TCSPP and earned a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Her dissertation was titled “A Comprehensive Literature Review on the Impacts of Hip-Hop Music and Music Therapy on African American Women.” Her research demonstrated the importance of examining the intersectionality of culture and gender in treatment.
Dr. Snell is passionate about empowering women of color, specifically African American women. She has observed the lack of representation of African American clinicians in the mental health field that serve predominantly people of color. It is her goal through an integrative approach to help individuals feel seen and understood in a society that continues to mute our voices. Dr. Snell’s areas of focus include: mood disorders, anxiety, racial identity, self-esteem, stress, peer relationships, and trauma.
Erica Gray, Psychology Intern
Ms. Gray is pursuing a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology at Bowie State University. She has six years of experience in homeless services and community engagement in Washington, DC. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in women’s studies at Trinity Washington University, located in Washington, DC.
For the past two years, she has managed a women’s wellness program for poverty-stricken women and facilitated partnerships with community advocates. She has experience advocating for survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse. Treatment approaches include Humanistic Psychology and Relational-Cultural Therapy (RCT). Her goal is to obtain her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology and start a practice that is a safe space for people of color.
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