Alana McVey

Alana McVey

Alana is a Clinical Psychology Intern at UCLA specializing in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities and a Doctoral Candidate at Marquette University. She graduated with honors from Loyola University Chicago with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Center for Autism Research at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She completed a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology at Marquette University. Alana’s interests center on mental health comorbidities among youth and adults with autism—in particular, how comorbidities present and are measured, and how interventions may be adapted or developed to address comorbidities and improve the quality of life for autistic people.