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Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Part-Time


Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital. She is also an associate clinical professor at Suffolk University in Boston, a licensed clinical psychologist, and an internationally recognized acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) trainer.

Dr. Coyne has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters on anxiety, OCD, and parenting. She is the author of The Joy of Parenting: An Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Guide to Effective Parenting in the Early Years, a book for parents of young children.


OCDAnxietyChild & Adolescent


Coyne LW, Murrell, AR. The joy of parenting: an acceptance and commitment therapy guide to effective parenting in the early years. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 2009.

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Education & Training:

  • 1993 BS in Psychology/English/Philosophy, University of Scranton
  • 2002 MA in Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi
  • 2004 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi
  • 2005 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University
Board Certifications:
  • 2010 Licensed Psychologist, B​o​a​r​d​ ​o​f​ ​R​e​g​i​s​t​r​a​t​i​o​n​ ​o​f​ ​P​s​y​c​h​o​l​o​g​i​s​t​s, Commonwealth of Massachusetts




Office Address:

McLean SouthEast - 23 Isaac Street, Middleborough, MA

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