EP. 47 Changing Course. When Dr. Alexis DiGasso saw the impact of trauma on young children, something clicked. And she changed her mind about previous career plans.

Laurie McGraw is speaking with Inspiring Woman Dr. Alexis DiGasso, a psychologist/postdoctoral fellow practicing in Rhode Island.

Dr. Alexis DiGasso is a Postdoctoral Fellow in clinical psychology at Providence Behavioral Health Associates. Dr. DiGasso earned her bachelor’s Degree from Boston College, and her master’s and doctorate degrees from William James College in Newton, MA with specializations in Children and Families and Global Mental Health. She has worked in a range of clinical settings and has expertise in diagnosing and treating children, adolescents, young adults, and families experiencing a broad range of presenting behavioral concerns. Dr. DiGasso has training in crisis de-escalation, family therapy, play therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy. Dr. DiGasso has worked both internationally and within the United States to deliver research-based, culturally sensitive interventions.

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