Bipolar Disorder Related Content

Staff Profile: Erin B. Sandler, LICSW

Erin B. Sandler, LICSW, joined McLean Hospital in 2013, working at Appleton House as a clinical team manager. Previously, she had worked for over five years with individuals living with post-traumatic stress disorder, bipolar disorder, and psychosis as an outreach social worker contracted through...

Staff Profile: Paula S. Fuchs, PsyD

Paula S. Fuchs, PsyD, came to McLean Hospital in 1991 with varied experience, including community mental health and specialized treatment of trauma. At McLean, she has worked at all levels of care, specializing primarily in an integrative approach to psychotherapy for bipolar disorder. In 2010, Dr...

Staff Profile: Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD

Perihan Esra Guvenek-Cokol, MD, is a double board certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. She specializes in emerging mental illness in teens and young adults. Her expertise is in early stages of psychotic and bipolar disorders, along with anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders. Dr...

Staff Profile: Andrew D. Peckham, PhD

Andrew D. Peckham, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and a clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on the relationship between cognitive functioning and...

Staff Profile: Efrat Shavit, MD

Efrat Shavit, MD, is the associate medical director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital. She is a board certified psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of mood, anxiety, and psychotic disorders. Dr. Shavit has a particular interest in complementary and...

Staff Profile: Matthew Schrock, PhD

Matthew Schrock, PhD, specializes in providing evidence-based treatment in a flexible, personalized manner. Specifically, he focuses on cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and mentalization-based approaches for adults...

Staff Profile: Elizabeth Liebson, MD

Elizabeth Liebson, MD, is a psychiatrist at the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, dividing her time between clinical work and teaching psychiatry residents and medical students. She is particularly interested in phenomenology and evaluation of first breaks. Dr. Liebson has been a...

Staff Profile: Steven Gans, MD

At McLean, Steven Gans, MD is an attending psychiatrist at the Community Reintegration Unit, leading a team-based approach to the acute management of patients with serious mental illness. His other interests involve the teaching and practice of psychotherapy. Dr. Gans is an active teacher...

Staff Profile: Laura Strong, LICSW

Laura Strong, LICSW, currently works as a clinical team manager at Appleton, within the Division of Psychotic Disorders at McLean Hospital. Prior to joining Appleton, Ms. Strong worked in several other departments, in both clinical and research roles, including the Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics...

Staff Profile: Rahel Bosson, MD

Rahel Bosson, MD, is a psychiatrist, the medical director of McLean’s Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), associate program director of the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program, associate director of the MGH Center of Immigrant Health, and an instructor in psychiatry...

Staff Profile: Lauren V. Moran, MD, MPH

Lauren V. Moran, MD, MPH, is the director of the McLean Pharmacoepidemiology Laboratory, part of the Advanced Bioinformatics and Computational Discovery Hub. She is also an attending psychiatrist with the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program. Dr. Moran’s research currently focuses...

Staff Profile: Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC

Shalisha Crouch, PMHNP-BC, earned her BA degree in psychology at Syracuse University in New York. She then returned to Boston, and worked as a counselor and case manager at various facilities funded by the Department of Mental Health, with all age spans and a variety of cultures. She later completed...