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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

Photo of Dr. Alyssa Rheingold   Alyssa A. Rheingold, Ph.D.
   National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center

   843-792-2945 phone
   843-792-3388 fax


Biographical Sketch
Dr. Rheingold is a licensed clinical psychologist and 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 and Associate Director of the Sleep and Anxiety Program. 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, traumatic grief, etiological factors and treatment outcome research of trauma related psychopathology.


Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Trauma, Anxiety Disorders, Evidence Based Treatments




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