Sheela Raja, PhD
Licensed Clinical Psychologist
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Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Raja, S., Hannan, S. M., Boykin, D., Orcutt, H., Hamad, J., Hoersch, M., & Hasnain, M. (2015). Self-Reported Physical Health Associations of Traumatic Events in Medical and Dental Outpatients: A Cross-Sectional Study. Medicine, 94(17).
  • Raja, S., Hasnain, M., Vadakumchery, T., Hamad, J., Shah, R., & Hoersch, M. (2015). Identifying Elements of Patient-Centered Care in Underserved Populations: A Qualitative Study of Patient Perspectives. PloS one, 10(5), e0126708.
  • Raja, S. (2015). Affect Regulation for Military Sexual Trauma. Treating Military Sexual Trauma, 81.
  • Raja, S., Hoersch, M., Rajagopalan, C. F., & Chang, P. (2014). Treating Patients With Traumatic Life Experiences: Providing Trauma-Informed Care. The Journal of the American Dental Association, 145(3), 238-245.
  • Raja, S., Rajagopalan, C. F., Patel, J., & Van Kanegan, K. (2014). Teaching dental students about patient communication following an adverse event: a pilot educational module. Journal of dental education, 78(5), 757-762.
  • Yudkowsky, R., Valdes, W., Raja, S., & Kiser, B. (2011). Standardized patients assess residents’ telehealth communication skills. Medical Education 45(11), 1155.  
  • Raja, S., Teti, M., Knauz, R., Enchenique, M., Capistrant, B., Rubinstein, M., et al., (2008). Implementing Peer-Based Interventions in Clinic-Based Settings: Lessons from a Multi-Site HIV Prevention with Positives Initiative. Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Service. 7(1), 7-26 
  • Raja, S., McKirnan, D., & Glick, N. (2007). The Treatment Advocacy Program-Sinai: A Peer-Based HIV Prevention Intervention for Working with HIV-Infected Persons. AIDS and Behavior, 11(5): s84-s94. 
  • Campbell, R., Megson, G., Bybee, D., & Raja, S. (2008). The co-occurrence of childhood sexual abuse, adult sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and sexual harassment: A meditational model of post-traumatic stress disorder and physical health outcomes. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 76(2), 194-207.
  • Campbell, R., & Raja, S. (2005). The Sexual Assault and Secondary Victimization of Female Veterans: Help-Seeking Experiences with Military and Civilian Social Systems. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29(1), 97-106.  
  • Orsillo, S., & Raja, S. (2002). Comorbidity in PTSD. In R. Kimerling, P. C. Ouimette, & J. Wolfe: Gender and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Clinical, Research, and Program Level Applications. New York: Guilford.  
  • Riger, S., Raja, S., & Camacho, J. (2002). The radiating impact of intimate partner violence in women’s lives. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17(2), 184-205. 
  • Campbell, R., & Raja, S. (1999). The secondary victimization of rape victims: Insights from mental health professionals who treat survivors of violence. Violence and Victims, 14(3), 261-275. 
  • Raja, S. (1998). Culturally-Sensitive Therapy for Women of Color. Women and Therapy, 21(4),67-84.  
  • Raja, S., & Stokes, J. (1998). Assessing attitudes toward lesbians and gay men: The modern homophobia scale. Journal of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity, 3(2), 113-134. 

Books, Publications and Research
Dr. Raja's Books Overcoming Trauma and PTSD  and The Sexual Trauma Workbook for Teen Girls are available on Amazon. 
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