Bryan Pridgen, MD

Bryan Pridgen, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry


Bryan Pridgen, MD, is the medical director of the Belmont Adolescent Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Pridgen also supervises and teaches residents in the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital psychiatry training programs. He is a board-certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist experienced in a wide arrange of therapeutic techniques, including psychodynamic psychotherapy, dialectical behavior therapy, family therapy, and psychopharmacology.

Dr. Pridgen is skilled at working with both adults and children with mood and anxiety disorders, developmental delays, personality disorders, chronic suicidality/self-injurious behavior, acute and complicated grief, chronic medical illness, and histories of interpersonal trauma. He has also worked extensively with adolescents struggling with matters of personal identity, including gender and sexual orientation.

Education & Training

  • 1997 BA in Biology, Duke University
  • 2003 MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 2003-2007 Residency in Adult Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2007-2009 Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2005 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2008, 2018 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2009, 2019 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Phone: 617.855.3013
Office Address: Belmont campus - Academic Center, Room 205