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Lisa Faille, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP - Fielding Graduate University. Barrington, RI, US

Lisa Faille, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP

Associate Faculty - Clinical Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Board Certified Licensed Clinical Psychologist


Lisa Faille, Ph.D., MPH, ABPP is a board certified, licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her BA in Psychology with an English Minor from Boston University (1993), her MA in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University (1996), her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from California School of Professional Psychology, San Francisco (2006), and an MPH in Public Health from Argosy University (2013).

After obtaining her Master’s degree, Dr. Faille worked as a Master’s level therapist for violent and sexual offenders. During her Ph.D. experience, she completed doctoral practicums at the San Francisco County Jail and Oakland’s Family Violence Institute. She then completed an APA accredited internship at a forensic psychiatric hospital. After graduating, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in adolescent forensics in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University. These experiences provided her with intensive specialized training in forensic psychological assessment and treatment. She further obtained a Master’s degree in Public Health in order focus on mental illness as a public health issue.

Dr. Faille has co-authored an article on screening for adolescent suicidality/homicidality and has co-authored a chapter on the prevention and treatment of violence in Violent Crime: Clinical and Social Implications. She has presented posters at APA annual conventions on avoiding bias in report writing and has presented nationally on how faculty can respond to racially insensitive comments in the classroom. Dr. Faille has worked as an adjunct faculty for several years at in person universities and has been teaching online in psychology since 2009.

Industry Expertise (4)

Social Services



Mental Health Care

Areas of Expertise (7)

strengths based approaches to teaching and learning

Emotional Intelligence

Racial Bias

Clinical Psychology

Forensic Psychology

Gender Bias

Violence Prevention

Education (4)

Alliant International University/California School of Professional Psychology: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology 2006

Argosy University: Master of Public Health 2013

Georgia State University: Master of Science in Counseling Psychology 1996

Boston University: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1993

Event Appearances (11)

Best practices for avoiding gender bias in forensic report writing [Poster presentation].

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, virtual, Washington, DC.  


Strategies for Responding to Racial Insensitivity in Online Classroom [presentation].

Online Teaching Conference 2021, virtual.  


The adverse impact of COVID-19 on adolescent mental health [Presentation].

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling 4th Annual Conference, virtual.  


Gender bias in the diagnostic criteria for sexual impulsivity in Borderline and Antisocial Personality Disorders [Poster presentation].

The 2021 Association for Women in Psychology Annual Conference, virtual.  


The Role of Discrimination in Healthcare Regarding the Disproportionate Number of African American Deaths from COVID-19 [Series presentation].

The National Center for Teaching and Learning: Cultural Impact Conversations.  


Special Populations of Mentally Ill in Prisons: Women, Veterans, and African Americans [Roundtable discussion].

Mental Health Awareness Virtual Conference at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington, D.C. Campus.  


Best practices for objective and unbiased language in forensic report writing [Poster presentation].

Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, virtual, Washington, DC.  


Reducing Mental Health Stigma for Childhood Victims of Trauma [Presentation].

Third Annual Clinical Mental Health Conference at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, virtual.  


On the edge of work-life boundary: Perceived stress, coping tactics, and satisfaction reported by online faculty [Presentation].

Pearson CITE 7 Annual Online Learning Conference, Fort Worth, TX.  


Creating Opportunities for Psychology Students: Volunteering and Research [Presentation].

Argosy University Online Full Time Faculty Conference.  


The Marriage of Research and Practice: Being a Scholar is a Life-Long Commitment [Presentation].

Argosy University Online Full Time Faculty Conference.  


Articles (4)

Prevention and treatment of violent offending/offenders.

In C. J. Ferguson (Ed.), Violent crime: Clinical and social implications (pp. 351-377). SAGE.

Clair, M., Faille, L., & Penn, J. V. (2010).


Special risk management issues in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Psychiatric Times, 24(8).

Faille, L., Clair, M., & Penn, J. (2007).


Performance on a brain-plasticity-based memory-training computer program for the elderly as influenced by cognitive functioning and gender.

Ph.D. dissertation, California School of Professional Psychology/Alliant International University, San Francisco.

Faille, Lisa (2006)


[Review of the book The Scientific Reproduction of Gender Inequality].

Gender, Work, & Organization, (13)2.

Faille, L. (2006).