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Email: Arista.Rayfield@chsys.org

Degree / Specialization: PhD, Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida

Hospital / VA Affiliations: Children’s Hospital of Alabama

Internship: Medical College of Georgia Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center Consortium, August, GA

Post-Doctoral Residency / Fellowship: University of Florida

Certifications: Licensed Psychologist

Primary Role / Patient Populations: Clinical, child and adolescent assessment and treatment

Research

The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology is committed through its research activities to enhance our understanding of psychiatric disorders to benefit patients with these serious mental illnesses. The department encourages interactions between laboratory research and clinical areas to facilitate bidirectional flow of information and translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.