Alison Sagon, M.A.
Alison Sagon is a clinical extern at the Boston Child Study Center where she provides supervised acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and parent-child interaction therapy (PCIT) for children, adolescents, young adults, and their families.
Alison is currently a doctoral student at Suffolk University where she received her master’s degree in clinical psychology in 2017. Previously, Alison graduated with honors from the University of Michigan in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology. Alison has a strong background in the delivery of evidence-based treatments for anxiety and mood disorders for both children and adults. She has worked at the McLean OCD Institute (OCDI) for children and adolescents and at Boston University’s Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD), where she has provided a variety of treatments including ACT, exposure and response prevention (ERP), and unified protocol (UP) transdiagnostic cognitive behavioral therapy to address a wide range of emotional disorders, including anxiety, mood, and trauma-related disorders.
In addition to her work at the Boston Child Study Center, Alison is a study clinician on several research studies conducted at Boston Children’s Hospital within the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience. She is also engaged in her own research exploring the profile of emotion regulation in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).