McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry
Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD, ABPP, is director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In his role as co-director of psychology training at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, he oversees McLean’s nationally recognized, APA approved, pre-doctoral internship in clinical psychology. Prior to joining McLean, from 2000 to 2008 he developed and directed the nationally recognized OCD treatment program at the Menninger Clinic.
Dr. Björgvinsson has developed a national and international reputation as a clinical innovator, particularly in the implementation of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for the treatment of severe anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders. His research interests focus on treatment outcomes, seeking to establish the effectiveness of CBT for a wide range of psychiatric disorders within a partial hospital program. He has published over 50 scholarly articles and given over 200 presentations and workshops, nationally and internationally, on evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders and depression.
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