Linda McGhee

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Linda McGhee

J.D., Psy.D.

School: Columbian College of Arts and Sciences

Department: Forensic Psychology

Dr. McGhee is one of the nation’s foremost experts on culturally sensitive testing and assessment for diverse populations.  She trained and worked as an attorney prior to obtaining a Psy.D. at George Washington. Dr.  McGhee taught assessment at George Washington University’s Psy.D. program and also formerly taught at the  Chicago School of Professional Psychology.  She has addressed national organizations, school associations, psychology practices, and school psychologist groups on diversity in assessment.  Dr. McGhee has formed the Multicultural Assessment Community to facilitate these important conversations.  The Multicultural Assessment Community will host its third annual conference this fall.  She has appeared on the Testing Psychologist podcast, where Dr. McGhee presented on unconscious bias, creating culturally sensitive assessments, and advocacy and assessment.  She is a chapter author of a book, Psychological Assessment of Bipolar Spectrum Disorders, edited by Drs. James Kleiger and Irving Weiner.  In her chapter, McGhee addresses the assessment of diverse populations for bipolar disorder.  She is currently collaborating on a book chapter on assessment of African Americans in the Essentials series. Dr. McGhee was recently elected as APA President-Elect of the Assessment Psychology section of Division 12, the Society of Clinical Psychology.