Dr. Parks is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She received her medical school training at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine in Biddeford, Maine and completed her residency in Psychiatry at UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. During her time there, she served as a Chief Resident. She completed her undergraduate education at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology.
She has trained with Karen Kleiman author of "This Isn't What I Expected : Overcoming Postpartum Depression" and "The Postpartum Husband: Practical Solutions for Living with Postpartum Depression". She is also a member of the American Psychiatric Association, New Jersey Psychiatric Association, and American Osteopathic Association.