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Maysa Akbar, PhD, ABPP

Assistant Clinical Professor; CEO, Integrated Wellness Group

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Maysa Akbar, PhD, ABPP

Patient Care Location

Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Child Study Center

    PO Box 207900, 230 South Frontage Road

    New Haven, CT 06520-7900

    United States



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

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2004)
  • Predoctoral Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2003)
  • PhD
    Saint Louis University (2003)
  • MS
    Florida Agri Mech Univ. (1998)
  • BA
    State University of New York, Albany, Psychology (1996)

Professional Service

Community Healing NetworkBoard Member2017 - Present
JUNTABoard Member2016 - Present

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