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Alison Fletcher, BA


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Alison Fletcher, BA


Alison Fletcher is a third-year Clinical Psychology Doctoral (PsyD) student with a concentration in Health Psychology at Antioch University New England (AUNE). She is completing a year-long practicum training within the Pediatric Psychology track at Yale Child Study Center under the supervision of Dr. Vassilopoulos. Her clinical work includes working with patients and families with headache, chronic pain, functional neurological symptom disorder (FNSD), and a variety of other neurologic disorders. She also assists with clinic coordination and liaison between the medical team, patient, family, and schools.

Fletcher is a team member of the Yale Comfort Ability Program (CAP) for pediatric pain as well as the Yale CAP for Sickle Cell Pain. Her current research explores the relationships between anxiety, depression, pain catastrophizing, and functional disability in pediatric pain patients. Her areas of interest lie in working with children, teens, and young adults with chronic health conditions as they navigate the complex intersections of physical and emotional wellbeing.

Fletcher has served as a guest lecturer. She is currently a teaching assistant for Quantitative Research Methods & Statistics at AUNE. She is a research assistant exploring lifestyle impacts on psychological wellbeing. Fletcher has also been an ad-hoc reviewer for Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, mentored by Dr. Karen Meteyer, Ph.D.

Education & Training

  • BA
    Plymouth State University, Psychology, with honors

Professional Service

Society of Pediatric PsychologyMember2023 - Present
Professional Psychology: Research and PracticeAd-hoc reviewer2023 - Present
American Psychological AssociationMember2021 - Present

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