D. FREDRICA BROOKS-DAVIS, Executive Director and Board Member

Dr. D. Fredrica Brooks – Davis, serves as the Executive Director of the Restoration Center, Inc. She has served as a member of the Restoration Center’s Board of Directors since its inception in 2007.

Dr. Brooks – Davis earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia and a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She also earned a Master of Arts degree and Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology specializing in Program Development and Consultation from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Dr. SHALENA HEARD, Clinical Director

Dr. Shalena Heard is the Clinical Director of Restoration Center Inc. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland and certified as a National Health Service Psychologist. Dr. Heard conducts therapy and psychological assessments for adolescents and adults. She also provides supervision to graduate trainees and mental health professionals. Dr. Heard has extensive experience providing individual and group therapy services to children, adolescents, and young adults within inpatient, residential, and outpatient settings. Dr. Heard also obtained extensive training in offering comprehensive psychological and educational assessments. Her research efforts focused on first generation college student adjustment and well-being.

Dr. Heard attained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Spelman College. She then completed graduate training at Howard University where she attained her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology; and later received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University (APA Accredited Program).

Dr. Heard is an active member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and Maryland Psychological Association (MPA).