Dr. Raymond received a B.A. degree from Mount Holyoke College, having graduated Magna Cum Laude and been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned the Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford.
Dr. Raymond's pre-doctoral internship was completed at the Greater Hartford Psychology Consortium in Farmington, CT. This training took place on the adult inpatient psychiatry unit and the drug and alcohol unit at the University of CT Health Center. It also included seeing psychiatric patients at the Newington VA Hospital. Her post-doctoral fellowship was at the Adult Day Hospital program at Danbury Hospital, where she conducted group and individual therapy.
Dr. Raymond was an adjunct professor at Central CT State University and also Peace College in Raleigh, NC. She taught undergraduate courses in Introduction to Psychology, Child & Adolescent Development, and Psychological Assessment. More recently Dr. Raymond has been a guest lecturer at the Cardiac Rehabilitation Center at Danbury Hospital. There, she taught cardiac patients how to manage their stress, depression and anger in relation to their heart health.
Following her post-doctoral training, Dr. Raymond worked at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) for Women in Danbury, CT. She helped female felons individually and in support groups such as Eating Issues, Sexual Abuse, and Battered Women.
Dr. Raymond has been in private practice for nearly 20 years. The majority of her work is with men and women in individual therapy, although she also sees older adolescents.
American Psychological Association
EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) Reiki Master