Alyson Hermé, PhD

Pediatric Psychologist

Alyson Hermé is a Clinical Psychologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Division of Anesthesiology in the Pediatric Pain Medicine Clinic.  She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Loma Linda University where her research focused on body image, appearance-related commentary, and eating disorder psychopathology. She has had number of specialty practicums and residencies at various Children’s hospitals across southern California and in Arizona. She completed her internship at the University of Arizona College of Medicine's Child and Adolescent Psychology program. She completed her post-doctoral fellowship in Children’s Hospital of Orange County’s Pediatric Psychology Track, where she worked with children and adolescents with a variety of co-occurring medical and mental health conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Dr. Hermé works alongside physicians conducting evaluations for patients with chronic pain. She provides psychological consultations for patients who are having a difficult time managing pain as part of the Inpatient Pain Service. She is also a member of the Inpatient Pain Rehabilitation team, and provides outpatient pain–focused psychotherapy to patient’s who present to pain clinic. Throughout her experience Alyson has garnered a passion for working with children and adolescents with chronic pain, chronic health conditions, disordered eating, and anxiety disorders.


Graduate School

Loma Linda University- PhD in Clinical Psychology


The University of Arizona College of Medicine Doctoral Internship, Clinical Child and Adolescent  Psychology Track- Clinical Psychology Intern


Children’s Hospital of Orange County, Pediatric Psychology Track- Post-Doctoral Fellow



Society of Pediatric Psychology (APA Division 54)
American Psychological Association



Moldovan, C. P., Weldon, A. J., Daher, N. S., Schneider, L. E., Bellinger, D. L., Berk, L.S., Hermé, A. C., Aréchiga, A. L., Davis, W. L., & Peters, W. R. (2016). Effects of a meal replacement system alone or in combination with phentermine on weight loss and food cravings. Obesity, 24(11), 2344-2350.