Alayna Park

alayna park

Alayna Park, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychology
Practice Areas: Youth mental and behavioral health, evidence-based psychotherapies, mental health literacy, mental health disparities

Dr. Alayna Park is an incoming assistant professor of psychology at the University of Oregon. She completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and her predoctoral internship at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System. Her research is driven by the goal of improving the accessibility and effectiveness of mental health services. She is particularly interested in re-designing mental health programs and developing decision support tools for mitigating racial and ethnic mental health disparities. Dr. Park has published more than 25 scientific papers on the topics of mental health treatment design, clinical decision-making, and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based psychotherapies in public sector settings. Her work has been recognized with awards from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Delaware Project, Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP), Society of Implementation Research Collaboration (SIRC) and Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP).