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Adam Henderson, MD

Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry, Part-Time


Adam Henderson, MD, is a staff psychiatrist at McLean Hospital, specializing in the treatment of personality disorders, addiction, and trauma. He completed psychiatry residency at MGH/McLean and has sub-specialty training leading to board certification in addiction medicine. He is a psychiatrist in the Gunderson Outpatient Program and on staff in the Mentalization-Based Treatment Clinic, where he is passionate about utilizing evidence-based treatments for personality disorders.

Dr. Henderson also works in the Clinical Evaluation Center doing psychiatric diagnosis and assessment. Dr. Henderson’s clinical interest lies in the application of psychotherapy to bring about healing in psychodynamically derived, behaviorally informed treatment models for mental health conditions. In addition to his clinical work, Dr. Henderson is committed to medical education and is an instructor in psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School.

Education & Training

  • 2013 ScB in Neuroscience, Brown University
  • 2017 MD, Brown University Medical School
  • 2017-2021 Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2020-2021 Chief Resident in Outpatient Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2019 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2021 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2024 Addiction Medicine, American Board of Preventative Medicine


Phone: 617.855.3994
Office Address: Belmont campus - Admissions Building, Room G014