Dr. Majied is a mental health clinician, researcher and internationally recognized expert on the impact of social oppression on mental health and behavioral health. Her scholarship focuses on racism, homophobia, heterosexism and other forms of social oppression with the goal of mitigating the effect of these on individual, familial, organizational and community well-being. Dr. Majied is engaged in international development issues and she has conducted research and presented on mental health and education throughout the Caribbean, the United States, the United Kingdom and Africa. She has led specialized programming on social development in South Africa, Egypt, Haiti, Oxford and Cuba. As a consultant she works to make health and human service organizations more culturally competent with regard to all constituencies. Her therapeutic specializations include healing from grief and loss and integrating Buddhist and mindfulness approaches to wellness.
Dr. Majied is a tenured Associate Professor of Social Work at Howard University. Her published works include several secular and peer reviewed articles on healing, education, cultural competence and social justice.