Alyssa Travers is a psychologist licensed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. She specializes in assessment and treatment for children, adolescents, and college students presenting with a range of developmental, learning, and behavioral concerns. In addition to this practice, Dr. Travers currently serves as a staff psychologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor at Harvard Medical School where she focuses on assessment and treatment of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders including autism. She is a nationally recognized expert on the assessment and treatment of females on the spectrum and has been published in several top-tier academic journals.
Dr. Travers has worked with children and adolescents in a variety of settings including public and therapeutic schools, hospitals, and outpatient settings. She is trained in cognitive-behavioral (CBT) and dialectical behavior (DBT) therapies and mind-body approaches including yoga. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the College of the Holy Cross, her master’s and doctoral degrees in Counseling Psychology from Boston College, and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.