Education

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi; M.S., Georgia State University; B.A., Spelman College

Research Interests 

Primary prevention strategies with parents and teachers; adolescent development; effective implementation of behavior management strategies in the home and school settings

Background

Dr. Trimble is the founder of Collaborative Psychological Services, Inc., and serves as researcher, evaluator, lecturer, and school psychologist with the DeKalb County, Ga., school system. A licensed psychologist in Georgia, she has worked as a school psychologist in elementary, middle, secondary, and nontraditional schools in Mississippi, Maryland, and Georgia. She has worked with clients in various capacities and settings, including inpatient and outpatient hospitals and clinics, university counseling centers, and shelters. During her tenure at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Trimble provided parent training and family therapy. Dr. Trimble assists doctoral candidates with research development and data analysis for their dissertations.