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Reuben A. Hendler, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry

Biography

Reuben A. Hendler, MD, is a psychiatrist in charge in McLean’s alcohol, drugs, and addiction treatment programs, caring for people with addiction and other mental health concerns in inpatient and residential settings. He also provides consultation on substance use disorder treatment to other psychiatrists at McLean. In addition, Dr. Hendler works as a psychotherapist, in private practice and through Two Brattle Center.

Dr. Hendler co-directs the Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program’s Clinician Educator Program, which trains residents to teach as they practice psychiatry. He has obtained certification in motivational interviewing and coaches psychiatry residents in this therapeutic approach. Dr. Hendler hosts a podcast, Psychiatry & Society, which explores the elements of a mentally healthy society.

Expertise

Education & Training

Degrees:
  • 2014 BA in Cognitive Science, Yale University
  • 2018 MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Residency:
  • 2018-2022 Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2021-2022 Chief Resident in Addictions, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
  • 2021-2022 Co-Chief Resident in Psychotherapy, Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2021 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2022 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Contact

Phone: 617.855.3019
Office Address: Belmont campus - Proctor House, Room 303