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Shykina Brown, PsyD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry; Program Director, Yale Behavioral Health Services

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Shykina Brown, PsyD

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate
    Yale University- School of Medicine (2018)
  • PsyD
    University of Hartford, Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology (2017)
  • Pre-doctoral Psychology Fellow
    Yale University- School of Medicine (2017)
  • Clinical Psychology Intern
    Connecticut Valley Hospital (2016)
  • Clinical Psychology Intern
    Federal Correctional Institution and Federal Prison Camp (2015)
  • MS
    Pace University (2013)
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Intern
    New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division (2013)
  • Summer Pre-Career Practicum Extern
    New York Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division (2012)
  • BA
    SUNY Binghamton University (2011)
  • Project Healthcare Extern
    Bellevue Hospital (2010)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Adult and Juvenile Female Offenders Conference Scholarship RecipientAssociation for Justice-Involved Females and Organizations2015
Connecticut Psychological Association Ethnic Diversity Task Force Scholarship RecipientConnecticut Psychological Association2014, 2015, 2016
The Village for Families and Children Collaborative Trauma Center AwardThe Village for Families and Children2014
University of Hartford Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology Diversity FellowshipUniversity of Hartford2013, 2014, 2015
Sandra Healey Endowed Scholarship RecipientPace University2012
Psi Chi International Honor Society in PsychologyPsi Chi International Honor Society2012

Professional Service

Cedarhurst School (Passage Program)Mentor2020
Internship Committee on Diversity and InclusionMember2017
Fellow Advisory CommitteeMember2016 - 2017
American Psychological AssociationMember2014 - Present
Connecticut Psychological AssociationMember2014 - Present
Juvenile Urban Multicultural Program (J.U.M.P.)Mentor2009 - 2011
Boys and Girls Club of BinghamtonVolunteer2008 - 2011
Uplifting Through Unity, Responsibility, and Nurturing (U.T.U.R.N.)Mentor2008 - 2011

Departments & Organizations