Alexandra (Allie) Page earned her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Adler University in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to attending Adler, Allie graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with B.A. in psychology and a minor in Spanish. Allie has experience in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, autism spectrum disorders, emotion dysregulation, disruptive behavioral disorders, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
Allie completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University Pediatrics. She was primarily responsible for providing unique and personalized intervention to children with autism spectrum disorder in the Language and Learning Clinic to help children build communication and vocal skills, bolster appropriate play and social skills, target foundational learning skills, and reduce barriers to learning. She co-led social skills group for elementary-aged children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety disorders in the CBT for Anxiety Clinic. In group, utilize the “Facing Your Fears” curriculum with children. Additionally, she was responsible for conducting individual therapy with adolescents, utilizing cognitive behavioral as well as behavioral management strategies.
Prior to her internship year, Allie has received externship training at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, and North Shore Pediatric Therapy (a neuropsychological evaluation clinic). While at the University of Chicago, Allie worked in their outpatient clinic as well as the PCIT clinic. She received her certification in treating young children diagnosed with disruptive behavioral disorders and their families in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). Through the outpatient clinic, Allie treated adolescents and young adults diagnosed with anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. While at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Allie provided evidence-based behavioral and cognitive-behavioral interventions to children, adolescents, and their families in both Spanish and English. She additionally provided parent trainings to Spanish-speaking families and provided psychoeducation how to manage children and adolescents challenging behaviors associated with their complex diagnoses. While training at North Shore Pediatric Therapy, Allie conducted in-depth neuropsychological evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults.
Allie’s research interests include understanding the reasons behind why children, adolescents, and young adults may have emotional difficulties and a lack of coping skills after their parents’ divorce.