Roddia J. Paul, MA

Psychology Intern

Education: Bachelor’s in Psychology and Forensic Studies, Nova Southeastern University – Fort. Lauderdale FL, Master’s in Clinical Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Washington D.C., Doctoral Candidate, Clinical Forensic Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Washington D.C.

Approach to Therapy: Roddia has a passion for providing holistic and wellness-centered services. She aims to provide a space for safety, support, and acceptance to her clients. Additionally, she primarily utilizes an integrated approach that incorporates a combination of expressive, narrative, interpersonal, person-centered, cognitive-behavioral (CBT), multicultural, and existential therapies. Ultimately, Roddia believes in empowering her clients to bloom into their most full and authentic selves.

Supervisor: Matthew Woodfork, PhD and Priya Kirpalani, PsyD, CGP

Professional Interests: Roddia’s professional interests include working with diverse populations, including but not limited to: women, youth, people of color, and LGBTQ+ folx. She also enjoys supporting folx challenged by trauma/PTSD, incarceration, anger, anxiety, mood disorders, stress, self-image and self-esteem, depression, and grief/loss. Lastly, she is also passionate about outreach/community service and qualitative research.

Other Activities: Roddia is a bookworm, who loves to write poetry, draw, paint, practice yoga, and roller skate. Also, she is always down for anything involving Caribbean music or food!