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Blaise Aguirre, MD

Blaise Aguirre, MD, is an expert in child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and medication evaluation and management. He is the founding medical director of 3East Girls Intensive and Step-Down Programs, unique, residential DBT programs for young women...

Randy P. Auerbach, PhD, ABPP

Randy P. Auerbach, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and at McLean Hospital serves as director of Clinical Research for the Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as director of the Child and Adolescent Mood...

Miri Bar-Halpern, PsyD

Miri Bar-Halpern, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in acute residential and outpatient treatment for severe psychiatric conditions, including diagnosing and treating adolescents and young adults who struggle with emotion dysregulation, anxiety, depression, trauma, and suicidal...

Eugene V. Beresin, MA, MD

Eugene V. Beresin, MD, is executive director of the MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds that provides public mental health education on children, adolescents, and families, director of the Elizabeth Thatcher Acampora Endowment, an outreach program to meet the mental health needs of underserved...

Richa Bhatia, MD, FAPA

Richa Bhatia, MD, a board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, is the medical director of the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute at McLean Hospital which provides evidence-based care—primarily exposure and response prevention therapy and medication management—to patients...

Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP

Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP, is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and specializes in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety, mood, and substance use disorders. She has had extensive training and experience in the...

Ralph J. Buonopane, PhD

Since 2000, Ralph J. Buonopane, PhD, has led the McLean-Franciscan Child and Adolescent Inpatient Program at Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton. The program brings together a team of colleagues from the two hospitals to meet the needs of youth in severe psychiatric crisis. Long recognized...

Thrassos S. Calligas, MD

Thrassos S. Calligas, MD, specializes in working with a multidisciplinary team in inpatient psychiatry and is particularly interested in children with complex psychiatric and psychosocial presentations and co-occurring diagnoses. He is actively involved in teaching medical students and residents....

Yong Kee Choi, PhD

Yong Kee Choi, PhD, has extensive experiences in studying neuropsychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, ADHD, and depression with the goal of creation of novel medications. Dr. Choi is currently focusing on developing advanced medications for childhood onset schizophrenia and major depressive...

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is a member of the faculty of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and is the program director of the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital. She is also an associate clinical professor at Suffolk University in Boston, a licensed clinical psychologist,...

Meaghan Creedon, PsyD

Meaghan Creedon, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist at the 3East Partial Hospital Program and the 3East DBT trauma and exposure track, which provides state of the art dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and exposure therapies to address co-occurring anxiety, depression, PTSD, and suicidal and self-harm...

Stacey R. Dobrinsky, PhD

Stacey R. Dobrinsky, PhD, is the director of psychological services at the Children and Adolescent OCD Institute. She completed her postgraduate training at the University of Florida, where she specialized in OCD and anxiety disorders, and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at North Shore...

R. Meredith Elkins, PhD

R. Meredith Elkins, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood, and related disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. She is experienced in providing evidence-based interventions through individual, group, family, and behavioral...

Fairlee C. Fabrett, PhD

Fairlee C. Fabrett, PhD, is the director of Clinical Training for the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program. Her responsibilities include overseeing hiring of post-doctoral fellows, supervision of trainees and other clinical staff, and program development. Dr. Fabrett has extensive...

Richard L. Falzone, MD

Richard L. Falzone, MD, provides individual and family therapy, parent guidance, and medication management for families of adolescents and adults struggling with emotional, behavioral, and substance use problems.

Jessica E. Feinberg, LICSW

Jessica Feinberg, LICSW, came to McLean after completing a clinical fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center. She has worked as a therapist and clinical social worker in the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program since 2002. Ms. Feinberg is trained in dialectical behavior therapy and...

Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD

Alan E. Fruzzetti, PhD, is the program director of the 3East Boys Intensive Program and the director of Family Services for 3East Continuum. He has adapted and implemented dialectical behavior therapy for underserved populations, and developed many successful DBT programs for people with borderline...

Gillian C. Galen, PsyD

Gillian C. Galen, PsyD, is a senior child and adolescent psychologist specializing in dialectical behavioral therapy. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating adolescents and young adults who struggle with emotion dysregulation, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-endangering behaviors...

Kaitlin P. Gallo, PhD

Kaitlin P. Gallo, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of anxiety and related disorders using evidence-based psychological treatments. Her research has focused on evaluating innovative methods to treat anxiety and related disorders in youth, including by...

Carol Glod, RN, PhD

Carol Glod, RN, PhD, is provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs and professor, Health Sciences, Merrimack College in Andover, Massachusetts. Prior academic appointments include professor of nursing at Northeastern University and Salem State University. Her program of research is...

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