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Alyssa Walsh, MS, MHC

Alyssa Walsh is the Research Director at BALANCE and is heavily involved in coordinating and facilitating the intake process.  She earned her MS in Mental Health Counseling from Manhattan College and has experience developing, writing, and publishing peer-reviewed research studies. 

Alyssa is dedicated to optimizing client outcomes through the use and interpretation of validated psychological measures, providing quantifiable recovery benchmarks to both clients and the BALANCE team. Beyond performing eating disorder research, she is passionate about helping the LGBTQ community by expanding relevant research efforts, establishing safe spaces, and ensuring that the BALANCE team is up-to-date on the most recent evidence-based therapies that address the unique challenges faced by this community.