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Nora M. Arkin, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Nora M. Arkin, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the care of individuals struggling with eating disorders and associated concerns. Her clinical and research interest areas focus on eating disorder treatment and prevention. She is currently a full-time clinician for McLean’s Klarman Eating Disorders Center.

Dr. Arkin received her doctorate of philosophy in clinical psychology and a master of education in school psychology from the University of Virginia. Her dissertation focused on utilizing social networks to reduce the prevalence and occurrence of eating disorder symptoms in college-age women. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Virginia’s Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Arkin later went on to complete a fellowship in adolescent psychology at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, working as an individual, family, and group therapist at McLean’s Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment Program.


Education & Training

  • 2010 BS in Psychology, University of Georgia
  • 2013 MEd in School Psychology, University of Virginia
  • 2018 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Virginia
  • 2017-2018 Pre-Doctoral internship, University of Virginia Counseling and Psychological Services
  • 2018-2019 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Adolescent Psychology, McLean Hospital


Phone: 617.855.4359
Office Address: Belmont campus - Bowditch Building, Room 103