Melissa Smith Catholic University

Melissa Smith Catholic University

Psychology Associate, Dr. Kimberly M. Brooks, Ph.D., & Assoc. Inc

Currently employed at Dr. Kimberly M. Brooks, Ph.D., & Assoc. Inc


Previous: The Catholic University Of America, University Of Puget Sound



    Having completed the doctoral requirements at Catholic University of America, Melissa N. Smith will be receiving her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in January 2014. Melissa recently joined the practice of Dr. Kimberly M. Brooks, PhD & Associates, Inc., in Bowie, Maryland. Serving children, teens, adults, and families, her clinical work focuses on a range of therapeutic services and psychological assessments. Melissa N. Smith's specialty interests include treatment interventions for foster youth, treatments for traumatized youth, and research on minority and cultural issues in the field of psychology. She is a member of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association. At Catholic University of America, Melissa Smith also serves as a member of the diversity committee. She holds bachelor’s degrees in sociology and music from the University of Puget Sound and a master of arts in psychology from American University. In her local community, she actively supports youth organizations, including the Maryland Foster Youth Resource Center and Foster Care Alumni of America. Her personal interests include gardening, traveling, and attending the theater.



Psychology Associate

At Dr. Kimberly M. Brooks, Ph.D., & Assoc. Inc

From 2013 to Present


  • Counselling
  • Psycho-educational testing
  • Psychotherapy

Centres d'intérêt

  • Gardning
  • Music
  • Opera
  • Theater