Marissa  Alert
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Marissa Alert

She/Her/Hers

Psychologist, PhD Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Massachusetts, Florida, Maryland Accepting Online
Updated February 21, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Insomnia & sleep issues
  • Stress management
  • Burnout
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Work stress

Professional statement

Marissa Alert, PhD, is a licensed clinical health psychologist who helps high-achieving individuals and busy professionals navigate the challenges they face. She focuses on issues such as chronic stress, burnout, insomnia, anxiety, or depression through individual online therapy. Dr. Alert is passionate about serving professionals in high-stress industries, recognizing the unique demands of their fast-paced lives.

Dr. Alert provides personalized support that is rooted in evidence-based treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to ensure the highest quality of care and optimal outcomes for her clients. She tailors her approach to address clients’ specific needs while honoring their experiences, culture, values, and preferences.

A key part of her practice is fostering inclusivity and understanding, ensuring a safe space for diverse clients to open up and feel supported. Her approach helps clients to develop healthier coping skills, improve their overall well-being, and live life more in time with their values. In session, she has a warm, collaborative, and solution-focused therapeutic style.

Dr. Alert holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Dartmouth College and earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Miami. Her predoctoral and postdoctoral training took place at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, respectively.

Beyond her clinical work, Dr. Alert extends her impact by serving as a workplace wellness consultant who creates solutions to foster healthier and happier work environments. When she’s not working, you can find her exploring new countries, cities, and restaurants.


Message to clients

Stress, burnout, insomnia, anxiety, and depression – these are conditions that can sap your energy, cloud your focus, and worsen your performance and well-being.

But here's the good news: you don't have to face these issues alone. As a clinical health psychologist, I'm here to help you navigate the challenges you encounter both personally and professionally.

We will work together to help you:

- Better manage stress and prevent burnout

- Discover healthy ways to manage your energy and prioritize what's most important to you

- Develop coping strategies to deal with anxiety and depression, bounce back from challenges, and be more resilient

- Wake up feeling refreshed and energized, ready to tackle your day

- Optimize your performance to reach new heights in your career and personal life.

For busy or high-achieving professionals like you, I know it can be hard to ask for help. But burnout, insomnia, anxiety, and stress don't deserve solo battles. Investing in the right support can help and make a huge difference.

Contact me to schedule a free consultation and learn about how we can work together to help you cope effectively, function optimally, and reach your goals.


Specialties

Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia

Stress management - Strengthening effective ways of coping with the stress of life and change; managing expectations of self and others

Burnout - Managing and recovering from stressors that lead to feelings of decreased motivation and disconnection from the self; practicing effective self-care and finding ways to relax both physically and mentally

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)

Insurance

Marissa Alert is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $250 (50min)
  • Initial session: $265 (60min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Credit Card
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Massachusetts)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tue 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Florida)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tue 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Maryland)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Tue 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Wed Closed
  • Thu Closed
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education


Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Post-doctoral Fellowship, 2019
University of Miami, PhD, 2017
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Internship, 2016
Dartmouth College, BA, 2009


Licensure

Massachusetts: PSY5000522

Florida: TPPY1880

Maryland: 06063


Languages

English