Alyssa Weiss Quittner, PhD, a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializes in children with special needs, focusing on autism and autism spectrum disorders. She has worked with adults, children and couples in both clinical and private practice settings.

Dr. Quittner provides family support and counseling services to assist families in coping strategies to help form and maintain positive family relationships. Her master’s degree in early childhood special education gives her the knowledge and skills needed to educate parents so that they may assist their children who have special needs.

Dr. Quittner is Core Faculty Member in the marriage and family therapy program at Capella University. She teaches in the graduate program. In addition, she serves as supervisor of Master’s-level students in a University Clinic setting.  Dr. Quittner is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy.

Dr. Quittner holds a B.A. in Sociology from Brandeis University, an MS.Ed in Early Childhood Special Education from the University of Miami, and a Ph.D in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. She is a certified Snoezelen therapist.