About Alexis Ferguson, Psy.D :
Alexis Ferguson, Psy.D. :
Dr. Ferguson is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Mindful Assessments and Psychological Services. She graduated from Rutgers University in 2016 with a B.A. in Exercise Science and Psychology. She earned her M.S.Ed. in School Psychology and her Psy.D. in School-Clinical Psychology from Pace University. In her final year of graduate school, she completed her predoctoral internship at Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare located in Newark, NJ.
Since her undergraduate years, Dr. Ferguson has gained experience working in a variety of mental health settings. She has worked in public schools, community mental health centers, hospitals, and clinics; and, has worked in outpatient, partial hospitalizations, and inpatient hospital settings. Throughout her training, she has provided therapy and assessment services to individuals across the lifespan. She enjoys helping others work through their difficulties and has gained experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, trauma histories, and family conflict.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Ferguson has worked on multiple research labs examining the role of childhood trauma on quality of life in adulthood, the importance of parent-child play on developmental/academic outcomes, the effect of technology on child development, and the impact of childhood trauma on psychological functioning in adolescence. In her leisure time, Dr. Ferguson enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, baking, and finding new restaurants to try.