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Alison R Zisser-Nathenson

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3440 Market ST, Suite 200
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Psychology, History)
Washington University in St. Louis, 2005.
M.S. (Clinical and Health Psychology)
University of Florida, 2008.
Ph.D. (Clinical Child Psychology)
University of Florida, 2011.
Post-Graduate Training
Clinical Psychology Intern, Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (formerly Children's Memorial Hospital), 2010-2011.
Post-doctoral Fellow in Clinical Child Psychology, Johns Hopkins University/ Kennedy Krieger Institute, 2011-2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Zisser's areas of clinical expertise include early childhood disruptive behavior, behavioral parent training and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy; Dr. Zisser also specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for anxiety disorders

Selected Publications

Zisser, A.R., Herschell, A., & Eyberg, S.M.: Parent-child interaction therapy and the treatment of disruptive behavior disorders. Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents, third edition. A.E. Kazdin & J.R. Weisz (eds.). Guilford Press, Page: 103 - 121, 2017.

Zisser, A.R., & Eyberg, S.M.: Frequent tantrums: Oppositional behavior in a young child, psychotherapeutic perspective. DSM-5 casebook and treatment guide for child mental health. C.A. Galanter, P.S. Jensen (eds.). American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc., Page: 234 - 237, 2016.

Zisser, A.R., van Stone, M. : Health, education, advocacy and law: An innovative approach to improving outcomes for low-income children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities 12(2): 132 - 137, 2015.

Zisser, A.R., Eyberg, S.M. : Maternal ADHD: Parent-child interactions and relations with child disruptive behavior. Child and Family Behavior Therapy 34(1): 33 - 52, 2012.

Zisser, A.R., & Eyberg, S.M.: Family issues: Temper tantrums and noncompliance. Parent’s guide to emotional first aid: Helping children and adolescents cope with predictable life crises. A.M La Greca, G. Koocher (eds.). Oxford University Press, Page: 92 - 98, 2011.

Lambert, A.J., Scherer, L, Schott, J.P., Olson, K. R., Andrews, R. O'Brien, T., Zisser, A.R. : Rally effects, threat, and attitude change: An integrative approach to understanding the role of emotion. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 98(6): 886 - 903, 2010.

Zisser, A.R., Eyberg, S.M.: Parent-child interaction therapy and the treatment of disruptive behavior disorders. Evidence-based psychotherapies for children and adolescents, second edition. A.E. Kazdin, J.R. Weisz (eds.). Guilford Press, Page: 179 - 193, 2010.

Zisser, A.R., Eyberg, S.M.: Frequent tantrums: Oppositional behavior in a young child, psychotherapeutic perspective. DSM-IV TR casebook and treatment guide for child mental health. C.A. Galanter, P.S. Jensen (eds.). American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Page: 380 - 383, 2009.

Zisser, A.R., Francis, D.: Youth have a new attitude on AIDS, but are they talking about it? African Journal of AIDS Research 5(2): 189-196, 2005.

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