Alexandra Lamari-Fisher, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

20122019
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Alexandra Fisher serves as the director of psychology services for the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Dell Children’s Medical Center and is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Dell Medical School. As a licensed child and adolescent clinical psychologist, she specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents and families. Fisher has been trained in evidence-based interventions including CBT, TF-CBT, PCIT, exposure therapy and motivational interviewing. Fisher also has extensive experience in family therapy using structural-, strategic- and solution-focused approaches. Fisher provides academic instruction and clinical supervision to graduate students and psychology interns.

Fisher received her Ph.D. in school psychology from The University of Texas at Austin. As a graduate student, she was a recipient of a HRSA-funded Graduate Psychology Education Program (GPEP) fellowship and has received extensive training in integrated behavioral health care. That experience was integral in providing her with the skills and theoretical background required to work within an interdisciplinary medical team. Fisher completed an internship in pediatric and child clinical psychology at Texas Child Study Center and a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology and research in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Dell Children’s Medical Center.

Fisher’s research interests have focused on using a risk and resiliency paradigm to identify risk factors that might put patients and families at risk for developing mental health outcomes secondary to medical events, as well as protective factors that may mitigate the negative effects.

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Research Output 2012 2019

Heart Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Role of Social Support and Coping Skills in Promoting Self-Regulated Learning Among Urban Youth

Perry, J. C., Fisher, A. L., Caemmerer, J. M., Keith, T. Z. & Poklar, A. E., May 1 2018, In : Youth and Society. 50, 4, p. 551-570 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social support
coping
learning
academic success
self-regulation
17 Citations (Scopus)

A meta-analysis of the effect of juvenile delinquency interventions on academic outcomes

Sander, J. B., Patall, E. A., Amoscato, L. A., Lamari-Fisher, A. & Funk, C., Sep 1 2012, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 34, 9, p. 1695-1708 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Juvenile Delinquency
juvenile delinquency
Meta-Analysis
Social Justice
Research Design