Mclean Hospital

Caroline Howland, MSSW, LICSW

McLean Hospital Title:
  • Lead Social Worker, McLean-Franciscan Child Community-Based Acute Treatment (CBAT) Program


Caroline Howland, MSSW, LICSW, has been practicing at McLean Hospital since 2010. She has worked in inpatient, residential, partial hospital, and outpatient settings in both child/adolescent and adult programs. She is currently the lead social worker at the McLean-Franciscan Child Community-Based Acute Treatment (CBAT) Program. Her role encompasses clinical work, along with supervision and program development.

Ms. Howland has an interest in teaching, and has provided supervision to clinical social workers at both levels of licensing, as well as trained Master’s level interns. She has sought additional training and education in evidence-based treatments, including the treatment of trauma, cognitive behavior therapy, mentalization-based treatment, open dialogue, and dialectical behavior therapy. Ms. Howland is dedicated to providing strong patient and family care and advocacy by delivering scientifically proven treatments in the context of a strong therapeutic relationship.


Child & AdolescentMood DisordersPsychotic Disorders

Education & Training:

  • 2005 BA in Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • 2009 MSSW in Social Work, Columbia University
Board Certifications:
  • 2012 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Board of Registration of Social Workers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts




Office Address:

Franciscan Hospital - 30 Warren Street, Brighton, MA