Alissa Pencer

Senior Instructor and Field Placement Coordinator for the Clinical PhD Program


Phone: (902) 494-4466
Fax: (902) 494-6585
Mailing Address: 
Dalhousie University, Life Sciences Centre, 1355 Oxford Street, P.O. Box 15000, Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Substance Abuse
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Emerging Adults
  • Psychosis
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Early Interventions for Severe Mental Illness


BSc (St. Francis Xavier University)
MSc, PhD (University of Calgary)

Research Interests

Dr. Pencer's research interests are as follows: early identification and intervention for severe mental illness, substance use and mental health, and anxiety disorders and obsessive compulsive and related disorders in youth.