Mclean Hospital
James A. Jenkins, MD

James A. Jenkins, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Instructor in Psychiatry


James A. Jenkins, MD, spent his residency gaining expertise in a variety of psychotherapies and milieu treatments for people with complex psychiatric diagnoses and co-occurring personality disorder diagnoses. His advanced training includes certification and expert supervision in dialectical behavior therapy, mentalization-based treatment, and general psychiatric management. Dr. Jenkins is interested in the integration of medication management, milieu treatment, and evidence-based psychotherapies to provide the most comprehensive treatment for those whom prior treatments have failed. Additionally, he is interested in increased accessibility of these treatments and their implementation in less traditional environments.

As a member of both the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society, Dr. Jenkins takes a rigorously academic and compassionate approach in every clinical interaction.


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Education & Training:

  • 2009 BS in Biochemistry, Providence College
  • 2013 MD The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • 2013-2014 Internship in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • 2014-2017 Psychiatry Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2015 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2017 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology




Office Address:

625 Mount Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA