Alexis Cohen, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with more than a decade and a half of clinical experience, providing individual and group psychotherapies and psychological testing. She attended the Pennsylvania State University, where she obtained two Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Psychology and Spanish, procured a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Columbia University and a second Master’s Degree and Doctorate from Adelphi University. She has worked at Coler-Goldwater Nursing Hospital and Specialty Facility, where she also served as Director of Psychology Externship Training and Assistant Director of Psychology Internship Training. Dr. Cohen was the Director of Psychology Externship Training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, where she also ran the Consultation-Liaison Service. She most recently developed and ran the Psychology Externship Program at Brightpoint Health, where she worked as a psychologist. Dr. Cohen has been an adjunct faculty member at Rutgers University, Adelphi University and City University of New York, and she also spent eight years as a member of the Psychology Directors of New York State (PSYDNYS). Though her research has been published in journals and presented at psychological conferences, this is Dr. Cohen’s first fictional publication. Currently, Dr. Cohen resides in Philadelphia, where she writes and consults.
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