Dr. Raina Griffiths earned her doctorate in psychology in 2011 from Long Island University-CW Post with a specialization in severe and persistent mental illness. She became licensed in New York State to practice psychology in 2012. Dr. Griffiths earned her Master's Degree in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Saint Thomas Aquinas College.
In addition to her private practice work, Dr. Griffiths is a psychologist at Highland Residential Center, a juvenile detention center for adolescent boys. Previously, she worked as a psychologist for CHE Services, providing mental health services to nursing home residents. For ten years she worked as a psychotherapist for St. Dominic's Home, a non-profit foster care agency in the Bronx NY, providing mental health services to foster children and their foster families.
Dr. Griffiths was also an adjunct professor of psychology at St. Thomas Aquinas College, teaching Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Here at EOPA, Dr. Griffiths provides individual, couples, and family therapy to individuals across the lifespan presenting with varying psychiatric diagnoses.Dr. Griffiths is a lifelong resident of the Hudson Valley and currently lives in Newburgh NY with her husband and daughter.