Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Alyssa A. Rheingold, Ph.D.
National Crime Victims Center (NCVC)
Dr. Rheingold is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the National Crime Victim's Research and Treatment Center (NCVC) within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. She is the Director of Clinical Operations at the NCVC. She completed her undergraduate coursework in 1996 at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Cum Laude and with Honors in Psychology. She earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from MCP Hahnemann University (currently known as Drexel University). Dr. Rheingold completed a Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology at the Charleston Consortium Psychology Internship Program and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the NCVC, Medical University of South Carolina. Her clinical expertise includes the treatment of anxiety disorders and trauma related mental health issues. Her main research interests include child sexual abuse prevention, loss by homicide, etiological factors and treatment outcome research of trauma related psychopathology. Dr. Rheingold is the PI of several federally funded service grants to improve resources for survivors of homicide and Hispanic interpersonal violence victims.
Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Evidence Based Treatments