Mclean Hospital

Jul 17, 2015

McLean Hospital Community Health Needs Assessment Annual Update

McLean Hospital has been meeting the needs of individuals and families with psychiatric illness since its founding in 1811. McLean offers a full spectrum of care spanning inpatient, acute and longer-term residential, partial hospitalization and...

Jun 18, 2015

Teresa Henderson Receives Altschule Award

As a standout among a group of very accomplished and seasoned nurses in McLean’s Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, Teresa Henderson, RN, is well respected by all members of the team. Whether she is talking with patients about hard issues...

Jun 18, 2015

McLean Neurobiologist Receives Fulbright Scholar Award

Zhicheng (Carl) Lin, PhD, associate neurobiologist in McLean’s Laboratory of Psychiatric Neurogenomics and assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, has been awarded a US Fulbright Scholar grant to conduct research on the...

May 8, 2015

Assessing Without Obsessing: Ways to Check In on Your OCD

If you have ever been in treatment, you probably noticed that most sessions started with a review of the previous week. Did you complete your homework? Did you resist your rituals? Did you use your skills? This information is discussed each week in...

May 8, 2015

The International OCD Foundation Conference: Join the Reunion!

I’ve been attending and participating in the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) annual conference since I helped found the OCD Institute (OCDI) and joined the OCD Foundation Board of Directors in 1998. It’s an event I look forward to...

May 2, 2015

Horizons – Spring 2015

Finding quality psychiatric care for children and adolescents can be difficult for many reasons, including too few clinicians trained in child-focused therapies and a scarcity of specialized programs. Every day at McLean, we see the benefits of...

May 1, 2015

Supporting McLean Today and Tomorrow: One Donor’s View

Betsy Wilgis is clear about why she has donated to McLean every year since 1999 and written a bequest to the hospital into her will. “They saved my life.” Mrs. Wilgis, a personal finance and health care manager from Baltimore, had been...

May 1, 2015

Fellowship Creates Ripples of Expertise to Change Lives

For a young woman suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD), waiting weeks or months for treatment can be devastating. People with the disorder often harm themselves and are sometimes suicidal, so the scarcity of therapists trained in one...

Apr 30, 2015

Year in Review 2014: Compassionate Care Through Innovation

In our quest for ever-better care, we recognize the importance of innovation and the opportunities that are brought by discovery and emerging technologies. In this regard, the McLean team is dedicated to developing new methods of treatment through...

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