Aleja Parsons, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist
Aleja Parsons is a licensed clinical psychologist, faculty researcher, and public speaker. Her work collectively focuses on the alleviation of relationship and family distress in underrepresented populations, with a specific emphasis on Black couples and family systems.
- Ph.D. University of Denver
- Parsons, A., Scott, S. B., Knopp, K., Nguyen, P. L. L., Markman, H. J., & Stanley, S. M. (2021). We are not all the same: The importance of perceived difference in racial ideology and Afrocentricity for African American relationships. Family Process.
- Parsons, A., Knopp, K., Rhoades, G. K., Allen, E. S., Markman, H. J., & Stanley, S. M. (2018). Associations of Army Fathers’ PTSD Symptoms and Child Functioning: Within‐and Between‐Family Effects. Family process, 57(4), 915-926.
- Marital and Premarital Relationships
- Racial Identity
- Relationship Issues
- Couples Therapy