Dr. Christina Ralph specializes in psychological and educational assessments with children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Ralph’s practice focuses on evaluating individuals for learning disabilities, ADHD, autism and emotional/ behavioral issues. She also offers evidence-based therapy to tackle concerns related to anxiety, mood, and social adjustment.
Training and Experience
Dr. Ralph has developed her expertise and clinical interests through rigorous training experiences. While working on her Ph.D. at the University of Louisville, she provided intensive individual and family therapy to children and adolescents at Acute Child Psychiatric Services. She also completed psychological and neuropsychological evaluations with patients at the Memory Assessment Center and Louisville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Furthermore, her training included working with adolescents in the juvenile justice system, conducting psychological evaluations with veterans, and guiding adults through the bereavement process.
Dr. Ralph went on to complete an APA-accredited, pre-doctoral internship at the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, with rotations in the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Unit and the Inpatient Unit. She offered psychological testing and therapy for veterans dealing with PTSD, chronic pain, substance abuse, and other mental health concerns. In addition, Dr. Ralph served as an adjunct faculty member at Midway University. Her formal postdoc involved working with a rural population of children and adults presenting with a wide range of mental health concerns.
In the private practice setting, Dr. Ralph has specialized in comprehensive psycho-educational and psychodiagnostic assessments for learning disabilities (such as dyslexia), ADHD (attention deficit disorders), and social-emotional issues for over a decade.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Virginia Board of Psychology (#0810003847)
Health Service Psychologist, National Register of Health Service Psychologists (Credentialed since 2007)
Dr. Ralph is also a member of the American Psychological Association and the International Dyslexia Association.