Michaela B. Swee, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program
- Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry
Michaela B. Swee, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital. She completed her doctoral training in clinical psychology at Temple University and her pre-doctoral internship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Swee’s research and clinical interests surround the intersection of shame, self-compassion, and internalizing psychopathology (e.g., anxiety, depression, complex trauma). She is interested in delivering and improving treatments aimed at helping individuals struggling with high levels of shame and self-criticism. Specifically, Dr. Swee specializes in acceptance, mindfulness, and compassion-focused approaches that reduce struggling and help individuals foster warmer intra- and interpersonal relationships.
Dr. Swee is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2020 Outstanding Student Clinician Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology, which she received during her final year of graduate school. She has published a number of peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.
Education & Training
- 2012 BA in Psychology, Wesleyan University
- 2021 PhD in Clinical Psychology, Temple University
- 2020-2021 Pre-Doctoral Internship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School
- 2021-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School