Ms. Davena L. Longshore is currently a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology with a specialization in forensic psychology at Walden University. She has master’s degrees in both psychology and computer information systems. She is also a Certified International Health Coach, obtaining her education in integrative nutrition from Integrative Institutes of Health in New York, New York. Her current research centers around the improvement of the intimate relationships of individuals with borderline personality disorder; however, Ms. Longshore is passionate concerning the areas of multiculturalism, diversity, social justice, inclusion, and identity and relationship development. Her hopes are to deconstruct and annihilate institutional and systematic barriers for individuals of diverse communities through research, psychotherapy, and by advocating within government for the equitable distribution of resources. Prior to working at NPS, Ms. Longshore acquired over 15 years of experience advocating for youth, gender nonconforming individuals, and victims of intimate partner violence within the United States and the Bahamas. Currently, she is a member of the American Psychological Association, Society for Criminal and Police Psychology, American Psychology Law Society, International Association of Health Coaches, and the National Association of Psychometrists.