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Work at McLean

Work at McLean

McLean Hospital maintains an environment of integrity, diversity, respect, and collaboration with our patients and our colleagues. Be a part of the team. Make a difference in the lives of patients with mental illness. Build your career at McLean.

In Our Own Words

A workplace of collaboration and teamwork, McLean nurses, psychologists, mental health specialists, social workers, psychiatrists, research assistants, and administrative staff form a bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients. Watch the videos below to learn more about working at McLean.


Bill Carlezon, PhD
Bill Carlezon, PhD, Behavioral Genetics Laboratory

From benchtop to clinical trials and translational research, McLean investigators work each day toward identifying causes and better treatments for psychiatric illness. Watch Bill Carlezon discuss his career at McLean and what he loves about the work he performs in his lab.

Watch Dr. Carlezon talk about his work

Project Manager

Erin Laflamme
Erin Laflamme, Biological Psychiatry Laboratory

Clinical research allows scientists to translate studies in basic neuroscience into improvements in mental health treatment. Watch research project manager Erin Laflamme talk about her career at McLean and what makes her look forward to work each day.

Watch Erin discuss working as a project manager

Clinical Social Worker

Kirsten Bolton, LICSW
Kirsten W. Bolton, LICSW, McLean OnTrackTM

Clinical social workers play a integral role in mental health care, working with our patients and their families to coordinate the treatment team and develop aftercare plans. Watch Kirsten Bolton talk about why she loves her work in McLean’s Center of Excellence in Psychotic Disorders.

Watch Kirsten talk about being a clinical social worker


Mary Lou England, RN
Mary Lou England, RN

Nursing positions provide a rich work experience and give the nurse close contact with patients, their families, and the clinical staff. Watch Mary Lou England talk about her experiences working as a nurse in an acute treatment program and why she has worked at McLean for over 25 years.

Watch Mary Lou discuss her work as a nurse

Mental Health Specialist

Tito Banda
Tito Banda, Clinical Evaluation Center

Mental health specialists work on our clinical units, ensuring that those who come to McLean receive the best possible care. Watch Tito Banda, a 15-year McLean staff member, talk about his experience in the Clinical Evaluation Center and why he enjoys working with our patients.

Watch Tito talk about his career at McLean

Research Assistant

Kelly Sagar
Kelly Sagar, McLean Imaging Center

Research assistants are essential to the functioning of the more than 60 research programs housed at McLean. Watch Kelly Sagar talk about her work at the McLean Imaging Center and about her path from starting as a research assistant and moving into her new role as a project manager.

Watch Kelly discuss working as a research assistant

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