Maysa Akbar, PhD, ABPP

Assistant Clinical Professor; CEO, Integrated Wellness Group

Departments & Organizations

Child Study Center: Predoctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology


Dr. Akbar is a Board certified Adolescent and Child Clinical Psychologist, who received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. She completed my pre and-post doctoral training at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine in 2004. Dr. Akbar specialized in early childhood and trauma; focusing her training on urban and culturally diverse children, adolescents, and families. For over a decade, Dr. Akbar has co-tought the Cultural Diversity and Family Therapy didactic seminar at the Child Study Center. Her focus is to increase the cultural awareness, sensitivity and competence of trainees within the context of diverse families. In addition, Dr. Akbar is a Clinical Instructor at Yale School of Pediatric Dentistry teaching the Growth and Development course. This course provides a general introduction to the area of Developmental Psychology and a survey of developmental processes that influence the growth of the physical, intellectual, and socio-emotional aspects of the child from infancy through adolescence.

Education & Training

PhD Saint Louis University (2003)
MS Florida Agri Mech Univ. (1998)
BA State University of New York, Albany, Psychology (1996)
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale School of Medicine
Predoctoral Fellow Yale School of Medicine

Professional Service

  • Community Healing Network (2017 - Present) Board Member

  • JUNTA (2016 - Present) Board Member

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Contact Info

Maysa Akbar, PhD, ABPP
Patient Care Location
Yale Child Study CenterSterling Hall of Medicine, I-Wing
333 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Office Location
Nieson Irving Harris Building
230 South Frontage Road, Ste 108

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
Child Study CenterPO Box 207900
230 South Frontage Road

New Haven, CT 06520-7900

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