Dr. Alison Willenbacher, PhD

Preferred Name: Alison

Online Therapy

About Me

I am a Clinical Psychologist licensed in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut specializing in individual and couples therapy. My practice is fully virtual enabling access to therapy at home, at work, on bedrest, or from an OB hospital unit.

Education & Experience

My clinical training was completed at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center, and the Long Island University Psychological Services Center. I earned my B.A. in Business Administration from Pace University and both my Master's in Psychology and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus. I have completed post-graduate training in perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, fertility, and pregnancy loss from the Seleni Institute and Postpartum Support International. I am trained in S.A.F.E. EMDR through the Personal Transformation Institute.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

I am a member of the American Psychological Association, Postpartum Support International, Women's Mental Health Consortium, and EMDR International Association.

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Seniors


  • English