Lissa Davis Tchernis, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Decatur GA
(678) 827-2760

Clinical Training and Experience

Dr. Lissa Davis Tchernis received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston University and her Bachelor of Science degree in cognitive neuroscience from Brown University. 

She has received training from the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University, McLean Hospital at Harvard University, and the Center for Behavioral Health.

Her research has focused on treatment for anxiety disorders and emotions involved in anxiety disorders.  She has published in this area and has given presentations on psychotherapy for various disorders. 

Selected publications:

Davis, L., Barlow, D. H., & Smith, L. (2010). Comorbidity and the treatment of principal anxiety disorders in a naturalistic sample. Behavior Therapy, 41, 296-305.


Hofmann, S.G., Moscovitch, D.A., Litz, B.T., Kim, H.J., Davis, L.L., & Pizzagalli, D.A. (2005).  The worried mind: Autonomic and prefrontal activation during worrying.  Emotion, 5, 464-475.