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Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Member of the Faculty of Psychiatry


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, and an internationally recognized acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer.

Dr. Coyne has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on anxiety, OCD, and parenting. She is the author of The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years, a book for parents of young children.


OCDAnxietyChild & Adolescent


Coyne LW, Murrell, AR. The joy of parenting: an acceptance and commitment therapy guide to effective parenting in the early years. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2009.

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Education & Training:

  • 1993 BS in Psychology/English/Philosophy, University of Scranton
  • 2002 MA in Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi
  • 2004 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi
  • 2005 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University




Office Address:

McLean SouthEast - 23 Isaac Street, Middleborough