Dr. Linda Fleming McGhee is a clinical psychologist , lawyer, and nationally recognized moderator, mental health expert and speaker. McGhee has been featured in the Washington Post, New York Times, Huffington Post, Forbes, and Grown and Flown. She recently appeared on BET’s America in Black on the state of mental health in Black youth. McGhee formerly hosted a radio show on Radio One called Good Mental Health. She provided commentary for Washingtonian magazine on the intersection of racial trauma, COVID-19 and the mass protests. McGhee is a mental health expert for the Steve Fund, an organization devoted to mental health for college students of color. She is an original partner and chief mental health contributor to the Son Rise Project, an Oprah Winfrey Network podcast that supports families of black teenagers and young adults with mental illness.
Dr. McGhee is known for speaking nationally on mental health, education, anxiety and trauma, racial trauma and disparities. She was the Past President of the Maryland Psychological Association.
Dr. McGhee is one of the nation’s foremost experts on culturally sensitive testing and assessment for diverse populations. She has taught assessment at both George Washington University and the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has addressed national organizations, school associations, psychology practices, and school psychologist groups on the intersection of diversity and assessment.
Dr. McGhee formed the Multicultural Assessment Community (MAC) to facilitate these important conversations. MAC hosted its second annual conference in 2022.
Dr. McGhee appeared on the Testing Psychologist podcast, where she presented on unconscious bias, creating culturally sensitive assessments, and advocacy and assessment. She is a chapter author of a book on bipolar disorder addressing the assessment of diverse populations. Along with Drs. Drummond and Heard, she is a co-author of a chapter of he Essential series on assessing Black populations.
Dr. McGhee has significant experience with consulting and training with corporations, non-profit organization, mental health agencies, and national organizations focused on mental health, education and parenting.
Dr. McGhee will be addressing leading Assessment Practice Owners from around the nation on heeding the call of to ethically assess an increasingly diverse generation.
Dr. McGhee speaks on parenting black youth in the mental health crisis