Anxiety Related Content

Staff Profile: Michael A. Jenike, MD

Dr. Michael Jenike is the founder of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute at McLean Hospital and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jenike is recognized as a world...

Staff Profile: Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD, ABPP

Thröstur Björgvinsson, PhD, ABPP, is director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In his role as co-director of psychology training at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical...

Staff Profile: Stephanie Best, PhD

Stephanie Best, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Best has a special interest in training and supervising clinical staff, students, and early career psychologists in the effective delivery of CBT to...

Staff Profile: Ellen S. Gillespie, LICSW

Ellen S. Gillespie, LICSW, is a clinical social worker in the Department of Social Work at McLean Hospital. She completed a one year fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy for children and adolescents at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in 2016 and is currently a student in the...

Staff Profile: Nate Gruner, LICSW

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...

Staff Profile: Rebecca Jeans, MSW, LICSW

Rebecca Jeans, LICSW, is a senior clinical team manager at the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program where she has worked since 2010. She also provides supervision to social workers preparing for their LICSW, and sits on McLean’s Patient and Family Advisory Council. From 2006 to 2010, Ms. Jeans...

Staff Profile: Sarah Tarbell Kazmouski, MSW, LICSW

Sarah Tarbell Kazmouski, MSW, LICSW, earned a BA in Psychology from Boston University and then went on to New York University’s School of Social work to earn her MSW. She previously held the position of clinical team manager at McLean Hospital’s Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program before...

Staff Profile: Kristin McCarthy, MSW, LICSW

Kristin McCarthy, MSW, LICSW, began her career working with individuals and families struggling with eating disorders. She developed an interest in providing individual and group therapy and family support for those in higher levels of care. Ms. McCarthy joined the McLean Hospital social work float...

Staff Profile: Jessica Margolis, LICSW, MPH

Jessica Margolis, LICSW, MPH, is the lead clinical social worker on the Short Term Unit at McLean Hospital. She interned at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center at McLean Hospital and worked on the Short Term Unit South before moving into her current role. Ms. Margolis is also a trainee in the adult...

Staff Profile: Chun Wing (John) Lee, PA-C

Chun Wing (John) Lee, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant (PA) practicing in child and adolescent psychiatry. In addition to his experience treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders across a continuum of intensive levels of care, he has several years of specialized expertise in...

Staff Profile: Sandra Nasabzadeh, LICSW

Sandra Nasabzadeh, LICSW, has worked in the field of social work for ten years in Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Maryland. She began her career providing in-home family therapy and mentoring to families across the south shore of Massachusetts. As part of her graduate program, she completed...

Staff Profile: Samantha R. Linton, PhD

Samantha R. Linton, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience, directed by Diego A. Pizzagalli, PhD. Dr. Linton completed her doctoral degree at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she examined various neural correlates of adolescent...

Staff Profile: Allison R. Foilb, PhD

Allison R. Foilb, PhD, focuses her research at the intersection of stress and learning. She began her research while an undergraduate at Barnard College where she studied the development of the hormonal stress response. As a graduate student at Boston College, Dr. Foilb studied the neural mechanisms...

Staff Profile: Meghan Schreck, PhD

Meghan Schreck, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in treating obsessive compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and tic disorders across the lifespan. Dr. Schreck’s clinical work is grounded in cognitive behavior therapy, exposure and response prevention therapy, and...

Staff Profile: Emily L. Newman, PhD

Emily L. Newman, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow with Dr. Kerry Ressler in the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory. Her work focuses on the neurocircuitry and molecular mechanisms that underlie stress and fear-related disorders. She uses highly translational models of social stress combined with...

Staff Profile: Brittany Jordan-Arthur, PhD

Brittany Jordan-Arthur, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in evidence-based treatment for anxiety, mood, and related disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Jordan-Arthur is experienced with interventions promoting coping and adjustment for youth and families with...

Staff Profile: Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD

Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at the OCD Institute and is a current recipient of the Corneel Young Investigator Award at McLean Hospital. Her research interests are in mechanisms of treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders, including traditional interventions such as exposure and...

Staff Profile: Michelle Silverman, PhD

Michelle Silverman, PhD, is a staff psychologist who works with children, teens, and parents in the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program (MAMP). She specializes in providing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP) to youth...

Staff Profile: Laura M. Diaz, PsyD

Laura M. Diaz, PsyD, is a staff psychologist at McLean Hospital’s Adult Outpatient Services. She has received extensive training in a variety of emotional and interpersonal issues, and specializes in the treatment of anxiety and perinatal/postpartum concerns. Dr. Diaz uses evidence-based treatments...

Staff Profile: Karmen Koesterer, PsyD

Karmen Koesterer, PsyD, obtained her undergraduate degree in special education from Grand Valley State University. She worked as a special educator before earning her master’s degree from Harvard University. She then worked in the field of autism research for several years. As a doctoral student in...