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Dr. Alex Bettis

Dr. Alex Bettis is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Bettis’s research aims to identify key mechanisms of efficacious interventions for adolescent mental health in order to improve the current prevention and treatment evidence base. Ultimately, Dr. Bettis seeks to bridge the gap between theoretical research purporting the importance of emotion regulation and clinical experiences of teens who face challenges utilizing these skills in their daily lives.

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