McLean Hospital 115 Mill Street Belmont, MA 02478
Lois W. Choi-Kain, MEd, MD, has transitioned into Dr. John Gunderson’s former position as the director of the Adult Borderline Center and Training Institute at McLean Hospital. In 2009, she developed the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for adult women with severe personality disorders which uniquely integrates multiple evidence-based treatments for borderline personality disorder (BPD) in a rigorous and scientifically informed way.
Dr. Choi-Kain also developed the McLean BPD Training Institute, which is a major center for teaching evidence-based approaches to treating severe personality disorders including mentalization-based treatment (MBT), general psychiatric management (GPM), and most recently transference focused psychotherapy (TFP). As an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Choi-Kain actively conducts research and publishes papers on BPD and its evidence-based treatments. Her areas of specialization include attachment, cognition, personality disorders, and evidence-based psychotherapies.
Choi-Kain LW, Gunderson JG, eds. Borderline personality and mood disorders. NY: Springer, 2015.
Choi-Kain LW, Gunderson JG, eds. Applications of good psychiatric management for borderline personality disorder: a practical guide. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association Publishing, 2019.
Belmont campus - Administration Building, Room 210