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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 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 29, 2015

Web-Based Analysis: eBASIS

Thomas Idiculla, PhD, is devoted to learning—from colleagues and patients alike. As director of McLean’s Mental Health Services Evaluation Department/eBASIS, he spends his days analyzing and aggregating those lessons to bring about...

Apr 29, 2015

Continuing Education Grows Exponentially, Breaking New Ground

Under the leadership of Christopher M. Palmer, MD, Continuing Education at McLean has grown exponentially and broken new ground with its innovative multidisciplinary curriculum. Christopher M. Palmer, MD, director of Postgraduate and Continuing...

Apr 29, 2015

Addressing Patients’ Aftercare Needs

‘‘You Are Not Alone’’ In September, those words of support and wisdom were delivered not just verbally but also in writing to families and friends in the new Guide to Transitioning from Inpatient Care. Inspired by the...

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