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Rachel O. Rubin, PhD

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


Rachel O. Rubin, PhD, is a staff psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and families at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.). She specializes in providing evidence-based treatments, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy to children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety and OCD.

Dr. Rubin has a particular interest in working with LGBTQ+ youth. She previously provided affirming therapy services in the Gender and Sexuality Clinic at Cambridge Health Alliance.

Education & Training

  • 2013 BA in Clinical Psychology and Child Development, Tufts University
  • 2015 MA in Child Study and Human Development, Tufts University
  • 2021 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 2020-2021 Pre-Doctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology, Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School
  • 2021-2022 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Clinical Psychology, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School


Phone: 617.855.4522
Office Address: Belmont campus - East House, Room 153