Alexis Worthley

Clinical Assessor

Alexis Worthley is a graduate student assessor and trainee at CAPPS and a current second-year Clinical Psychology PhD student at UCLA. She graduated from UC Berkeley in 2017 with a BA degree in Psychology and Sociology. Following her undergraduate education, she worked as a neuroimaging research assistant in the Dystonia and Speech Motor Control Lab at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, assisting with brain imaging studies investigating the pathophysiology of laryngeal dystonia and conducting independent research evaluating suicidal behavior in idiopathic dystonia. Prior to starting at UCLA, she also worked as a clinical research coordinator within the Division of Neuropsychiatry and Neuromodulation at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Broadly, her current research interests include investigating neural characteristics associated with executive function impairment in first-episode schizophrenia, and identifying how cognitive interventions may be used to improve executive function impairment among individuals with schizophrenia following a first episode of psychosis.