McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Medical and Program Director, Gunderson Residence
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Lois Choi-Kain, MEd, MD, is the medical director and program director of the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for adult women with severe personality disorders. Dr. Choi-Kain uses an integration of evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder (BPD). In addition to her clinical work, she actively conducts research and publishes papers on BPD while also providing clinical training for clinicians in general psychiatric management and mentalization-based treatment approaches. Dr. Choi-Kain’s areas of specialization include attachment, personality disorders, and psychotherapy.
Dr. Choi-Kain completed her training at Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital, where she was mentored by Dr. John Gunderson and Dr. Mary Zanarini. She also received training in specialized assessments of attachment and reflective function (a measure of mentalization) at the Anna Freud Center in London, UK.
Choi-Kain LW, Gunderson JG, eds. Borderline personality and mood disorders. NY: Springer, 2015.
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