Patricia A. Tarbox, MSW, LICSW

Patricia A. Tarbox, MSW, LICSW

McLean Hospital Title


Patricia A. Tarbox, MSW, LICSW has been a member of the clinical staff of McLean Hospital for over 35 years, working with a broad cross section of ages in various programs including the former Cognitive Behavior Therapy Unit, the former Women’s Treatment Program, and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute. She was part of a core group instrumental in the development of a partial hospital and residential service which was a model for the hospital’s current behavioral health services. Ms. Tarbox is currently the program director of the Klarman Eating Disorders Center.

Ms. Tarbox has extensive clinical experience working with individuals, couples, and families providing assessment and psychotherapy for individuals with eating disorders, depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, trauma, and obsessive compulsive disorder.

Education & Training

  • 1970 BS in Sociology and Psychology, Syracuse University
  • 1976 MSW, Simmons College School of Social Work
Board Certifications:
  • 1981 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Board of Registration of Social Workers, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


Phone: 617.855.2995
Office Address: Belmont campus - Bowditch Building, Room 208