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Diane Davey, RN, MBA

Ms. Davey has been a member of the McLean community since 1985. After working in inpatient and residential programs using a cognitive-behavioral approach, she was a co-founder of the OCD Institute when it opened in 1997 as the first residential treatment program for OCD in the country. Since that time she has served as program director and has overseen several program expansions. Ms. Davey...

Mallory Dimler, PhD

Mallory Dimler, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in Massachusetts. She conducts individual, group, and family therapy within a multidisciplinary team setting at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and anxiety disorders among adolescent and young adult populations. Dr. Dimler utilizes evidence-based treatment methods in her practice,...

Christina Dolce, PsyD, LEP

Christina Dolce, PsyD, LEP, is a licensed clinical and educational psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and behavioral challenges in children, adolescents, and emerging adults. Dr. Dolce is experienced in providing evidence-based interventions (CBT, DBT) through individual and group therapy and behavioral parent training in both clinical and educational settings. Dr...

Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MMSc

Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MMSc, is a psychiatrist at the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, a residential treatment facility for the treatment of obsessive compulsive and related disorders at McLean Hospital. He has worked at the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute since its opening in 1997. Additionally, Dr. Dougherty serves as the director of the Division of Neurotherapeutics at...

Jane Eisen, MD

Jane Eisen, MD is clinical director of the Division of Depression and Anxiety Disorders at McLean Hospital, overseeing the integration of clinical work and research in the division. Her clinical responsibilities include her work in the Pavilion, where she evaluates and treats individuals with complex psychiatric disorders. Dr. Eisen’s clinical and research areas of interest are anxiety...

R. Meredith Elkins, PhD

R. Meredith Elkins, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the cognitive behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood, and related disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. She is experienced in providing evidence-based interventions through individual, group, family, and behavioral parent training formats. Dr. Elkins has established integrated lines of research encompassing the...

Elif Engin, PhD

Elif Engin, PhD, grew up in Ankara, Turkey, and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. She completed her doctoral work in the laboratory of Dr. Dallas Treit in Edmonton, Alberta, and was awarded a PhD Thesis Award from the Canadian Psychological Association. Dr. Engin joined the Laboratory of Genetic Neuropharmacology at McLean...

Marie J. C. Forgeard, PhD

Marie Forgeard, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at McLean Hospital’s Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program and Behavioral Health Partial Clinical Research Program. Her research focuses on understanding when and how creative thinking styles and behavior may enhance well-being. To that end, she has investigated the role of motivational styles, personality, psychological flexibility, and...

Maria G Fraire, PhD

Maria G Fraire, PhD, received her PhD in clinical psychology at Virginia Tech and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Texas Children’s Hospital. She specializes in the treatment of severe anxiety, OCD, and co-occurring disorders, specifically utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention. Dr. Fraire previous oversaw the assessment and research component...

Steven E. Gelda, MD

Steven E. Gelda, MD, focuses his clinical interest and expertise on ways to help stabilize psychiatrically hospitalized patients who enter the hospital in crisis due to environmental and interpersonal factors as well as those experiencing an episode of major mental illness. His skills include the ability to complete a rapid and thorough psychiatric assessment, knowledge of interventions with...

Jessica Goldstein, PhD

Jessica Goldstein, PhD, works primarily with adolescents and young adults and their families struggling with emotion dysregulation and anxiety and the impact that has on safety and functioning. At McLean, Dr. Goldstein works as a clinician at the Arlington School and as clinical coordinator for the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services, overseeing clinical staff and the outpatient group...

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD, is a child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, specializing in psychotic disorders and childhood anxiety disorders. Dr. Guvenek works as an inpatient attending psychiatrist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. She teaches residents and medical students during their inpatient rotation. Dr. Guvenek provides second opinion consultations for...

Jakob Hartmann, PhD

Jakob Hartmann, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory led by Kerry Ressler, MD, PhD, at McLean Hospital. Dr. Hartmann earned his PhD at the Max-Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, Germany, where his research focused on the behavioral and molecular basis of individual stress vulnerability and resilience in the context of psychiatric disorders. He is...

Munya Hayek, MD

Munya Hayek, MD, is associate medical director of the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of adolescents with a range of psychopathology including depression, anxiety, chronic suicidality and self-injury, emotion dysregulation, trauma, personality disorders, and developmental disorders. She is also a board certified pediatrician with...

Maria Ironside, DPhil

Maria Ironside, DPhil, investigates the neurobiological mechanisms underlying depression and anxiety disorders. Her doctoral work explored the mechanisms of action of a novel antidepressant treatment—transcranial direct current stimulation—using cognitive neuropsychological tasks, stress hormone measures, and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). The ultimate aim of this work...

Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD

Kristin N. Javaras, DPhil, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and statistician whose research and clinical practice focus on eating disorders and other eating-related problems. Her research combines psychology, neuroscience, and epidemiology—and uses innovative methodology and technology—to better understand the development and maintenance of eating disorders and other eating-related...

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-renowned researcher, having published over 200 articles on obsessive compulsive disorder, geriatric...

Alex Jordan, PhD

Alex Jordan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist providing behavioral case formulation and therapy for individuals with a wide range of psychiatric conditions at The Pavilion. Dr. Jordan’s treatment approach is science-based, and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, published in leading academic journals, and featured in The New York Times. He has special expertise...

Jason Krompinger, PhD

Jason Krompinger, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in treating obsessive compulsive and related disorders, in cognitive behavior therapy, and in psychophysiological research methods. As director of Psychological Service and Clinical Research at the McLean Hospital OCD Institute (OCDI), he is involved in training and supervising clinical staff, students, and early-career...

Andrew M. Kuller, PsyD, ABPP

Andrew M. Kuller, PsyD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in the delivery of evidence-based treatments including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). He is a senior clinical team manager in the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and an instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kuller’s research interests include insight and the cognitive-...

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