Paula Alderette

Paula Alderette headshot

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Social Science

Hillyer College
860.768.4926 Hillyer Hall 110

EJD, Concord University School of Law

MS, University of Bridgeport

BS, Assumption College

Paula Alderette is an Assistant Professor of Psychology. She teaches Psychological Foundations, Personality, Abnormal Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology, as well as special topics courses and independent studies.

"Teaching Hillyer students is an opportunity to have an exchange (small group, open conversation) about them in the context of studying Psychology," she says. "I get to really know them."

Alderette's research interests include:

  • Mental health law
  • Psychotherapeutic treatment of trauma
  • Failure to Thrive Infants in Family Therapy
  • Homebased Family Therapy
  • Clinical Hypnotherapy in Trauma Therapy
  • Enhanced Multi-Sensory "Safe Place" Induction