Alyssa Christopher || TBCC Clinical Intern
Alyssa Christopher (they/them/she/her) is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology PhD program at University of Massachusetts Boston. They previously graduated with a BS in Psychology from Centre College as a Posse Scholar and originally are from Lowell, MA. Their research interests include examining the impact of structural oppression (e.g., anti-Blackness, ableism/sanism, anti-fatness, cissexism, etc.) on the psychological well-being of Black trans/queer young adults and the presence of these structures within the mental health system. Clinically Alyssa incorporates principles of liberation psychology, Black psychology, mad pride, and disability justice to walk alongside clients on their healing journeys.
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