Alycia Davis, MA

Alycia Davis, Psy. D., Post-Doctoral Psychological Assistant (PSB94022703)
Supervised by Vicki Chiang, Psy.D, PSY21136

Alycia has an extensive background in clinical experience and academic research in a wide range of settings, from middle schools and universities to hospitals and clinics. She has worked with children and families with diverse backgrounds, needs and interests. Most recently, Alycia has passionately worked to make a difference in the lives of children, teens and families at Providence St. John’s Child and Family Development Center, with a special placement serving students with the Los Angeles Unified School District.

Alycia provides therapy through the Institute’s Child and Adolescent Specialty Practice (CASP) and as a team member of our Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program. She uses her skills, experience, warmth and passion to serve girls, teens and their families. Her approaches combine her therapeutic relational style with an empowering skills-based approach.. Specialties: Assisting children and teens gain skills to manage anxiety; specialized training in helping children with Tourette’s, OCD and other anxiety disorders; helping youth develop skills to cope with life transitions, increasing happiness, preventing depression, improving school success, and enhancing social connections. Alycia creatively tailors evidence-based treatments like Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to meet individual clients’ needs.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania; Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University.

Specialized Training: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Treatment of anxiety, including Tourette’s and OCD.

Other Experience: Providence Saint John’s Child and Family Development Center, Los Angeles; Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Child Help Partnership, Queens, NY; Personalized Depression Prevention Study, New Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers Tourette Syndrome Program, New Brunswick, NJ; OCD Summer Program at the NYU Child Study Center, New York; Psychological Clinic at Rutgers, New Brunswick, NJ; Rutgers-Somerset Counseling Program, Somerset, NJ; UCLA CIDAR TRECC Research Study, Los Angeles.

Mission: “My mission is to help each girl and woman I work with develop healthy emotional relationships with herself, others, and the world by increasing her sense of resiliency and empowerment, own unique identity, authentic relationships with others, and a sense of purpose in the world.”


Phone: 626.585.8075, ext. 157