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Alyssa Kalata Veritas Center Director

Alyssa Kalata

Clinical Trainer

Alyssa Kalata is a Licensed Psychologist in the State of North Carolina. After receiving both her Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Center Psychology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Women’s Studies from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, she completed her predoctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center with a focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy.

Alyssa has served in various roles during her professional career, including Center Supervisor, Research and Program Development Associate, and Center Director working with patients with a wide range of mental health and substance use disorders at a large behavioral healthcare provider in Raleigh, NC.

Alyssa has a passion for the dissemination and implementation of empirically-supported treatments, particularly third-wave cognitive-behavioral therapies, such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Values-Based Behavioral Activation (VBBA). Her areas of expertise include the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, Mood Disorders, and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and other trauma-related concerns and symptoms. Alyssa firmly believes that all individuals and families have the right to competent, compassionate care and her approach to treatment is one that balances understanding and validation with a focus on cultivating change.