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Go Fetch Wellness: Examining the Impact of Pet Therapy

On Friday, September 14, 2018, Jeff Fink, a volunteer in McLean’s Deconstructing Stigma mental health awareness campaign and an animal therapy advocate, will be on our Belmont campus to deliver a special lecture on how animals can contribute to mental health care, “Go Fetch Wellness/Deconstructing Stigma: Looking at the Mental Health Benefits of Animals.” Fink will be...

Pet Therapy: How Four-Legged Volunteers are Helping Mental Health Patients

In my work at McLean Hospital, I am surrounded by psychologists, psychiatrists, and other mental health caregivers who are extremely talented, passionate, and caring. This dedicated staff works hard every day to provide the best possible outcomes for our patients, and now they have a volunteer staff of four-legged individuals that helps make their jobs just a bit easier. With names like Beanie,...

A Step Up: Updated Facilities, Streamlined Admissions Enhance Patient and Family Experience

In general hospitals across the country, the emergency room (ER) can be a frightening place for families with loved ones in psychiatric crisis. Patients are often distraught and family members distressed. Long waits for psychiatric beds in Massachusetts and beyond can compound this anxiety and fear. Thanks to the renovation and expansion of McLean’s Clinical Evaluation Center (CEC) and...