Dr. Darrien S. Ray is a registered clinical psychologist who recently returned to Bermuda. Prior to joining ADPS, he worked in Fort Wayne, Indiana as a licensed psychologist in a community mental health setting. Dr. Ray comes to the island with a broad level of experience in individual, group, and family therapy settings.
Dr. Ray employs a client-centered, interpersonal approach that emphasises building self-esteem, enhancing relational skills, and promoting a balanced, positive lifestyle.
Dr. Ray works with children and adolescents who may struggle with behavioural or emotional problems. He has experience helping families with relational problems and works with parents and children to establish a healthy, positive environment.
Dr. Ray treats adult patients who may have depression, anxiety, or problems with anger management. He works with individuals with personality disorders who may struggle in their home, social, or work environment.
Dr. Ray also works with trauma victims (both adult and children), and has specialized training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Children.
Dr. Ray has experience leading a range of target therapy groups. He has worked with substance abuse on an individual and group basis. He has worked with Dialectical Behavioral Therapy groups for individuals with borderline personality disorder, bi-polar disorder, and other severe emotional disturbances. Dr. Ray has also worked with children in social skills building groups.
Dr. Ray has extensive experience conducting psychological evaluations for a variety of presenting problems. He has administered learning disability evaluations for both children and adolescents. He has worked with the Indiana State Department of Child Services conducting parental evaluations. Dr. Ray has conducted personality assessments for both children and adults to help identify emotional disturbances, psychosis, or cognitive problems. He has also administered cognitive and personality assessments for the Indiana State Department of Corrections to help identify the best environment for clients to serve their time.