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Galen Alessi

Galen Alessi

Galen Alessi
Professor

Office: (269) 387-4470
Email:

Location
3534 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5439

Mailing address
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5439 USA


Education
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1974
M.A., Western Michigan University, 1972
B.S., University of Maryland, 1969

Bio
Dr. Galen Alessi completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Medical School's Department of Pediatrics. He has also completed a one-year intensive training program in strategic and structural family therapy at the Family Therapy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Research interests

  • Couple therapy
  • Child adjustment problems and childhood behavior problems
  • Unipolar depression

Area of expertise

  • Clinical Psychology
    Dr. Alessi is a fully licensed psychologist in Michigan and Maryland, as well as a nationally certified school psychologist. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins Medical School. He also completed the post-graduate one-year intensive training program in family therapy at the Family Therapy Institute of Washington, D.C. His main research interests are in marital and family therapy, strategic behavioral therapy and behavioral pediatrics.