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Brittany King, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Brittany King, PhD, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University at Albany, SUNY. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and her post-doctoral fellowship at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center. She has experience working with eating disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, and trauma. Her research focuses on psychotherapy process and outcomes with particular interest in therapist intervention use, mechanisms of change, and psychotherapy integration.

Dr. King’s clinical interests include adults with eating disorders, trauma, and anxiety and mood disorders. She also enjoys working with couples and families. Her clinical approach is grounded in cognitive behavioral therapy into which she integrates interventions from dialectical behavior therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and acceptance and commitment therapy techniques. Her clinical approach is informed by her research experience and knowledge in psychotherapy process and outcome literature.


Education & Training

  • 2012 BS in Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2022 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University at Albany, SUNY
  • 2021-2022 Pre-Doctoral Internship, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center
  • 2022-2023 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Klarman Eating Disorders Center, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2023 Licensed Psychologist, Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2784
Office Address: Belmont campus - Bowditch Building, Room G05