School of Psychology

Dr. Stacey Priya Raj

Associate Professor, School of Psychology

Dr. Raj is a licensed clinical psychologist with interest and expertise in children, caregivers, and culture. Dr. Raj earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Miami University after completing her Predoctoral Internship at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. She completed her Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.    

Dr. Raj took the scenic route to academia, working for a number of years with children and families in Malaysia (her home country), the United Kingdom, and the United States before pursuing graduate training. She enjoys working with and mentoring students with common interests. 


Courses Dr. Raj regularly teaches (and loves to teach) include:

  • PSY 101: General Psychology
  • PSY 245: Culture and Psychology
  • PSY 629: Intervention Techniques: Cognitive Behavior Therapy
  • PSY 713: Pediatric Psychology

Representative Publications

James Riegler, L., Raj, S. P., Moscato, E. L., Narad, M. E., Kincaid, A., & Wade, S. L. (2020). Pilot trial of a telepsychotherapy parenting skills intervention for veteran families: Implications for managing parenting stress during COVID-19. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration30(2), 290-303. doi: 10.1037/int0000220 (James-Riegler and Raj share first authorship)

Wade, S. L., Raj, S. P., Shultz, E. L., Narad, M. E. (2019). Clinician perspectives delivering telehealth interventions to children/families impacted by pediatric traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 64(3), 298-306. doi: 10.1037/rep0000268

Raj, S. P., Narad, M. E., Salloum, R., Platt, A., Thompson, A., Baum, K. T., & Wade, S. L. (2018). Development of a web-based psychosocial intervention for adolescent and young adult survivors of pediatric brain tumor. Journal of Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology, 7(2), 187-195. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2017.0084

Raj, S. P., Antonini, T. A., Oberjohn, K. S., Cassedy, A., Makoroff, K., & Wade, S. L. (2014). Web based parenting skills program for pediatric traumatic brain injury reduces psychological distress among lower income parents. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 30, 347-356. doi: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000052

Raj, S. P. & Raval, V. V. (2013). Residential child care in Malaysia: An exploratory qualitative study of adult-child interactions. International Perspectives in Psychology: Research, Practice, Consultation, 2(3), 194-206. doi: 10.1037/a0032751

Professional Interests

Culture and Parenting, Pediatric Psychology, and Parenting Interventions for Pediatric Populations