Alissa Briggs is a licensed psychologist and a locally and nationally certified school psychologist with expertise in assessing and treating neurodevelopmental and mood disorders. She earned her doctorate in school psychology from Loyola University Chicago in August 2012. She completed an Association of Psychology and Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) internship through the Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium (ISPIC). Dan Florell, PhD provided postdoctoral supervision at MindPsi Psychological Services in Richmond, Ky. during 2012 and 2013. In addition, she served as a school psychologist at Lincoln County High School in Stanford, Ky. during 2012 through 2014.

Personal Statement

I am a leader in defining social justice as it applies to school psychology practice, scholarship, and training, and am a co-leader of the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Social Justice Interest Group. In general, my research interests relate to promoting well-being via systemic school interventions. Since arriving at UK HealthCare in November of 2014, I have developed collaborative relationships with faculty in the university’s school psychology and family sciences programs and became active in the Kentucky Psychological Association (KPA). When assessing and treating patients, I focus on finding ways to build collaborative relationships between the school, family, and clinic in order to promote the well-being of my patients.

Faculty Rank

  • Associate Professor of Pediatrics
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Training & Education


Loyola University Chicago

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