Shadeiyah Edwards

Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology

Adjunct Professor

Education: PsyD, MA

Industry Expertise: forensic psychology

Research Interest: gangs, mass incarceration, and juvenile delinquency


Dr. Shadeiyah Edwards is a mother, speaker, professor, author, trainer, and entrepreneur. She utilizes her clinical/academic skills, and real-life experiences to train and mentor organizations, colleges, and agencies. She has over 18 years of experience in the mental health field. She is the founder of Edwards Consulting, LLC and Together Let’s Rise (501c3). She attended California State University, Long Beach where she majored in criminal justice. She then went to collect her MA in applied forensic psychology and doctor of psychology in clinical and forensic psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.