Clinical Leadership

Paula Ray, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

pray@madonna.org

Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
5401 South St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Ph. 402-483-9625
Fax 402-486-8177

Education
BS, Social Work, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.

MS.Ed. Early Childhood Education, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT.

MS, Psychology, Alliant University/California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles CA.

Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Alliant University/California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles CA.

Paper
Early Intervention with children zero to 3 diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.

Post-doctoral
PEDS Advanced Assessment Training Program, Reiss-Davis Child Study Center, Los Angeles, CA.

Certifications
Infant Mental Health Specialist, Early Childhood Foundation/Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Professional interests
Work with children, youth, and adults with acquired brain injuries and developmental neurological conditions. The role of auditory processing in developmental learning and response to stress. Substance abuse in adult populations

Populations served
Children, adolescents, adults

Therapy specialty areas
Child, adolescent, and adult cognitive-behavioral and psychodynamic therapy
Dyadic psychotherapy with caregivers/infants-toddlers to enhance social and emotional development

Advanced credentials in specific areas of therapy
Infant Mental Health Specialist, Early Childhood Foundation/Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Brain Injury Specialist

Enlisten/Therapeutic Listening Consultant

Professional organizations and boards
American Psychological Association
Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders
Brain Injury Association of America

Selected presentations
3rd Annual Nebraska Brain Injury Conference, Pediatric Neuropsycholgy (2009)

Presenter: Integration of Infant Mental Health and Occupational Therapy in an Early Intervention Setting. AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association) Annual Conference, Anaheim CA (2003)

Selected articles/book chapters
Early Intervention with children zero to 3 diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Unpublished doctoral project)

Communication Supports in Pediatric Rehabilitation (Ray, P., Beukelman, D.R.) Journal of Pediatric Rehabilitation (pending)

 
 
Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
5401 South St.
Lincoln, NE 68506
Phone: (402) 413-3000
Toll-Free: (800) 676-5448