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Davena Longshore

Executive Director of Research, Operations, & Development
Dr. Davena Longshore

Dr. Davena Limitless Longshore is the Executive Director of Research, Operations, and Development for the Cummings Foundation for Behavioral Health. She holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology specializing in military, police, and criminal psychology. Her master’s degrees are in both Psychology and Computer Information Systems. She is currently pursuing her third master’s in clinical Psychopharmacology. Her most current research centers around the efficacy of wellness programs in law enforcement; however, her previous research was on the improvement of the intimate relationships of individuals with borderline personality disorder. Dr. Longshore is passionate about multiculturalism, community mental health, diversity, social justice and reform, inclusion, and identity development. She hopes to deconstruct and annihilate institutional and systemic barriers for individuals of diverse communities through research, psychotherapy, and advocating within government for the equitable distribution of resources. Dr. Longshore has over 20 years of experience in leadership, advocating for inmates, youth, the gender nonconforming, individuals from low SES backgrounds, and victims of intimate partner violence within the United States and the Bahamas. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the American Academy of Clinical Psychology, the Society for Criminal and Police Psychology, the Society for Prescribing Psychology, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

 

In therapy, Dr. Longshore believes in the Transtheoretical Model and integrates concepts and strategies from multiple therapeutic approaches.