Current/ Upcoming: “Neurobiology of Chronic Lower Back Pain and Complex PTSD”
Principle Investigator
This manuscript correlates neurological effects of CLBP and CPTSD creating a treatment based on neurological deficits
“The Pandemic and Black Caretaking”
This qualitative manuscript explores the dual burdens of social injustice and medical disparities during the COVID-19 crisis amongst African-American caretakers
Lankster, N., Sewell, L., Hall, R.(2019).The inevitability of dual relationships in rural mental health:How many degrees of separation is enough?
Lankster, N. (2019). Chap chat: gender relations and perceptions of rape amongst adolescent males in South Africa.Journal of Feminist Family Therapy,DOI:10.1080/08952833.2019.1574491
Lankster, N. & Williams, J. (2018).On the nexus of chronic pain, posttraumatic stress disorder, and alexithymia.Journal of Counseling and Professional Psychology, 7, 223-236.
Williams, J., Lankster, N., & Abel, C. (2016). When student life meets real life: Barriers for African American students pursuing graduate studies in psychology.Psych Discourse, 50 (3).
Lankster, N. (2014). Treatment Effects for Intergenerational Trauma in Survivors of Genocide Residing in Africa
September 2019,36th International Conference on Psychiatry & Psychosomatic Medicine, Rome,Italy
July 2017,European Congress of Psychology, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Theme Chairperson
May 2014,Florida Counseling Association-Traumatology Symposium, Sarasota, FL
July 2012,International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, SA
Presented the ICPs first interactive poster on community trauma and art therapy.
April 2012 to June 2012,Itsoseng Psychological Clinic, Mamelodi andPretoria, ZA
“Community trauma and reconciliation”


Media Appearances
Queens Supporting Queens, Anthology- 2020
The Doctors-TV show, March 13, 2019
Real Simple Magazine-September 07, 2019

∙8a Small Business Administration Certified Minority Woman Owned Small Business∙Sitting Board member of Citizens Advisory Board for the Regional Center for Children and Adolescents of Baltimore City (a Sate of Maryland operated facility and board)
∙Peer reviewer for Understanding and Dismantling Privilege
∙Peer reviewer for The Practitioner Scholar: Journal of the International Trauma Training Institute∙Peer reviewer for National Institute of Justice
∙Peer reviewer for the Journal of Rural Mental Health, an APA journal
∙Member of National Council of Negro Women
∙Member of Psi Chi National Honors Society in Psychology
∙2015DoctoralDissertation Registered with The Library of Congress
∙2011 SigmaXi Grants-in-Aid of Research grant recipient
∙2010 to 2011 Member of AmeriCorps