Nate Gruner, LICSW

Nate Gruner, LICSW

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Nate Gruner, LICSW, received his MSW from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. He completed a post-graduate fellowship at McLean Hospital’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, and is currently working there as a staff behavioral therapist.

Mr. Gruner has a particular interest in increasing the effectiveness of psychological treatments for OCD and related disorders. He received the McLean Hospital Career Development Fellowship Grant to fund a research study examining acceptance and commitment therapy-enhanced exposure therapy for OCD. In addition to his research and clinical work, Mr. Gruner serves as a founding member on the Board of Directors for the New England Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science.


Education & Training

  • 2005 BA in Psychology, Brandeis University
  • 2009 MSW, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work
  • 2009-2011 Post-MSW Fellowship, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2011 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Board of Registration of Social Workers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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