McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Brandon Unruh, MD, is the assistant medical director of the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for women with severe personality disorders. His clinical approach is anchored in the integration of evidence-based treatments such as dialectical behavioral therapy, mentalization-based treatment, and good psychiatric management.
Dr. Unruh came to a career in psychiatry and psychotherapy through interests in literature and philosophy, as well as science. He has published on a variety of topics including medical ethics, general hospital psychiatry, and literature and medicine. His academic interests also include the examination of philosophical and spiritual issues from psychiatric and psychoanalytic perspectives.
Palmer B, Unruh B, eds. Borderline personality disorder: a case-based approach. New York: Springer, International Publishing, 2018.
Belmont campus - Service Building, Room 15