Photo of Mary Lou Silverman, MSW, LICSW

Mary Lou Silverman, MSW, LICSW

McLean Hospital Title


Mary Lou Silverman, MSW, LICSW, received a bachelor of science from Northeastern University and a master’s degree in Social Work from Simmons College. Ms. Silverman has been a member of the clinical staff at McLean Hospital since 1986 working in a variety of settings including in neuropsychiatry, women’s treatment, cognitive behavioral care, the older adult care. She has worked at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center since 2004 to the present.

During her time at McLean she has developed a specialty in adolescent, young adult, and older adult psychotherapy. Her clinical background includes individual, couples, and family treatment, working with patients with a broad range of disorders including eating disorders and other coexisting psychiatric diagnoses such as mood and anxiety disorders, trauma and PTSD, substance use disorders, personality disorders, and relationship issues.


Education & Training

  • 1980 BS in Psychology, Northeastern University
  • 1986 MSW, Simmons College
Board Certifications:
  • 1988 L​i​c​e​n​s​e​d​ ​I​n​d​e​p​e​n​d​e​n​t​ ​C​l​i​n​i​c​a​l​ ​S​o​c​i​a​l​ ​W​o​r​k​e​r, Board of Registration of Social Workers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2683
Office Address: Belmont campus - Bowditch Building, Room 209