Alisa Vig, Ph.D.

Dr. Alisa Vig is a clinical psychologist who has practiced the DIR model for over 15 years in Israel and in the US. She did her pre and post doctoral internship with babies, young children and their families in the San Francisco area and taught at Palo Alto University. She completed her DIR model certificate under Dr. Serena Wieder and became one of the founders and co-directed the Israeli DIR model organization until 2013, and now serves on their advisory board. She is also a faculty member of Profectum and DIR Model Israel.

Dr. Vig is the Founder and Director of Simaney Kesher Center, a multidisciplinary clinic in Israel treating babies, children, and adolescents with neurodevelopmental emotional and behavioral difficulties and their families. She has provided training programs in the DIR model to different organizations and supervises interdisciplinary professionals. Recent publications include chapters describing DIR principles and focus on inclusion in the DIR model.