Shanique Y. Meyler


Shanique Y. Meyler is a dedicated clinician and advocate, deeply committed to centering the lived experiences of those often forgotten on the margins and being a compassionate agent of change.





In Progress  (Fall 2021-Spring 2026)

  Clinical Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) concentration in Forensic Psychology

  The Graduate Center, City University of New York & John Jay College of Criminal Justice   

Master’s of Arts in Psychology

The Graduate Center City University of New York (December 2017) with Distinction

Master’s of Arts in Forensic Mental Health Counseling                

John Jay College of Criminal Justice (December 2017) with Distinction

City University of New York                                                             

Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology with Honors                                                       

Concentration: Neuroscience                                                              

Brooklyn College City University of New York     (May 2014)                                           


Alice Medalia, Alice M. Saperstein, Ana Stefancic, Shanique Meyler, Sarah Styke, Min Qian,        Jun Liu, Leopoldo J. Cabassa, “Feasibility and acceptability of remotely accessed cognitive remediation for schizophrenia in public health settings, Psychiatry Research, Volume 301, 2021, 113956, ISSN 0165-1781,

Arlia, C., Saperstein, A. M., Meyler, S., Styke, S., & Medalia, A. (2022). Disparities in technology literacy and access negatively impact cognitive remediation scalability. Schizophrenia Research243, 456–457.  

Medalia, A., Saperstein, A., Javitt, D. C., Qian, M., Meyler, S., & Styke, S. (2023). Feasibility and clinical utility of using the tone matching test for assessment of early auditory processing in schizophrenia. Psychiatry research323, 115152. Advance online publication.

Saperstein, A. M., Meyler, S., & Medalia, A. (2022). Hearing loss among people with schizophrenia: Implications for clinical practice. Psychiatric Services

Saperstein, A. M., Meyler, S., Golub, J. S., & Medalia, A. (2023). Correlates of hearing loss among adults with schizophrenia. Schizophrenia research257, 1–4.


Adjunct Lecturer, Behavioral and Social Sciences Department, Borough of Manhattan Community College


  • 2024-2025 Social Media Fellow The Graduate Center, CUNY Psychology Department


New York State Office of Mental Health Research Award Spring 2024 $8000

Adjunct/CET Professional Development Fund Summer 2023 $2315

Academic Interests

  • Culturally responsive psychological assessment and interventions
  • Qualitative research on the lived experiences of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness
  • The impact of family support on recovery among individuals with serious and persistent mental illness
  • Using faith-based organizations as a medium for psychoeducation (stigma reduction) for Black and Caribbean patients with serious and persistent mental illness