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Marie J. C. Forgeard, PhD

Marie J. C. Forgeard, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Clinical Fellow in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Marie Forgeard, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at McLean Hospital’s Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program and Behavioral Health Partial Clinical Research Program. Her research focuses on understanding when and how creative thinking styles and behavior may enhance well-being. To that end, she has investigated the role of motivational styles, personality, psychological flexibility, and self-efficacy, among other constructs. Her past studies have examined this topic in a variety of samples, including professional/aspiring artists and scientists, individuals experiencing highly stressful life events, as well as individuals suffering from psychopathology.

Dr. Forgeard was the 2013 recipient of the Frank X. Barron Award from Division 10 of the American Psychological Association (the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts). Her research has also been funded by grants from the John Templeton Foundation.




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Education & Training:

  • 2005 Master’s Degree in Political Science, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po)
  • 2009 MA in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2015 PhD in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
  • 2014-2015 Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, McLean Hospital
  • 2015-Present, Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program, McLean Hospital




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