Dr. Vissing is a Licensed Psychologist certified in Perinatal Mental Health (PMH-C) in private practice online in California. She practices trauma-informed somatic psychotherapy using Somatic Experiencing and EMDR, integrated with contemporary psychoanalytic and feminist psychotherapy. Dr. Vissing is Adjunct faculty at several graduate institutions, including Reiss-Davis Graduate School, Antioch and The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She teaches Child and Adolescent Development, Treatment of Children and Adolescents, Psychodynamic Theories, and Maternal Mental Health. As Training Faculty for Maternal Mental Health NOW, Dr. Vissing also provides trainings and consultations for providers.
Dr. Vissing is originally from Denmark where she specialized in developmental psychology, trained in Play Therapy, and worked as a School Psychologist before moving to Los Angeles in 2010. Here she completed the post-master’s PsyD in Applied Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and began to specialize in Maternal Mental Health. She has published book chapters and articles on the topic of the psychology of motherhood. She has developed a biopsychosocial model for integrating somatic psychotherapy in Maternal Mental Health called "Somatic Maternal Healing". A book on this model is forthcoming from Routledge, expected Summer 2023.