Leyla Erguder, PhD
Staff Psychologist, McLean SouthEast Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program
- Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry
Leyla Erguder, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at the McLean SouthEast Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program and adolescent partial hospital program. She is broadly interested in trauma and resiliency from a functional contextual perspective and specializes in working with children, adolescents, and their families.
Dr. Erguder’s work is trauma-informed, culturally and developmentally sensitive, and firmly embedded in cognitive-behavioral approaches, specifically dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
Education & Training
- 2016 MS in Psychological Counseling and Guidance, Middle East Technical University
- 2020 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of North Texas
- 2020 Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston McGovern Medical School
- 2021 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Child Psychology, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
- 2021 Licensed Psychologist, Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts