Rebecca L. Troeger, PhD

Rebecca L. Troeger, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Rebecca L. Troeger, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with Lifespan’s Family Therapy Program

Her areas of interest are relational, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed psychotherapy; interpersonal functioning and the impact of social context and relationships on health and wellbeing; and multi-person therapies, including couple, family, and group psychotherapy.

Dr. Troeger's peer-reviewed published work has focused on issues of racial and social equity in schools and other systems, and medicalization in mental health care.

She obtained a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, where her dissertation focused on anti-racist organizational change in mental health care. Her doctoral practicum internship was with Brandeis Counseling Center, a multicultural university-based treatment center. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her clinical psychology pre-doctoral internship was in psychosocial rehabilitation at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital in Massachusetts.

Dr. Troeger is a clinical instructor in the department of psychiatry and human behavior at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Prior to pursuing a career in psychology, she worked in the field of international education. She speaks conversational Mandarin and French.



Family Therapy Program, East Providence, RI
950 Warren Avenue, Suite 104
East Providence, RI 02914


  • Doctoral Degree:  University of Massachusetts, Boston