Dr. Alpern is a widely-published child psychologist with a private practice in Aspen, Colorado. He has treated families and children for more than 40 years, and has performed custody evaluations, supervised family mediation, and served as an expert witness in court. Founder of the Aspen Biofeedback Center, he has done research and clinical work on the use of neurofeedback in treating psychological problems.
Before establishing his practice, Dr. Alpern was professor and director of research in child psychiatry at Indiana University Medical School. He has published extensively throughout his career, with a special focus on autism, developmental delays, and childhood intelligence.