Dr. Elizabeth Perri completed her Bachelor of Arts Degree (B.A.) in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin in 2003. She went on to earn her Doctor of Psychology Degree (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Health Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology in 2011.Dr. Perri completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral residency at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Black Hills Healthcare System at Fort Meade, South Dakota. Dr. Perri’s research and clinical interests include mind-body medicine, pain reduction, the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and health psychology. She has also had extensive experience in performing neuropsychological evaluations and collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams on complex medical issues.
Dr. Perri shares a special passion for the psychological treatment of life-threatening health conditions, especially breast and ovarian cancer. She founded the “PinkPal” program as part of her on-going work with the national not-for-profit, Bright Pink, which is a unique resource providing one-on-one peer support and guidance to young “high risk” women, as well as young breast and ovarian cancer survivors. In her role as a psychologist for Bright Pink, Dr. Perri helps to conduct interviews with prospective PinkPal mentors, facilitates training sessions, and supervises 150+ active members.
Dr. Perri joined the staff of Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. & Associates, P.C. in 2013 as a Clinical Psychologist providing psychological evaluation and treatment to a varied client population in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Perri is a member of the Illinois Psychological Association and the American Psychological Association.