Borderline Personality Disorder Related Content

Staff Profile: Jason G. Jones, MD

Jason G. Jones, MD, is a psychiatrist at the Gunderson Outpatient Program and the Clinical Evaluation Center at McLean Hospital. He specializes in psychodynamic individual and family therapy with patients with personality disorders. He is a graduate of Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute’s...

Staff Profile: Mariola Magovcevic, PhD

Mariola Magovcevic, PhD, earned her bachelor of arts in psychology from Clark University, her master of science in counseling psychology from Northeastern University, and her doctorate in clinical psychology from Clark University. She completed both her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training at...

Staff Profile: Meaghan Creedon, PsyD

Meaghan Creedon, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist at the 3East Partial Hospital Program and the 3East DBT trauma and exposure track, which provides state of the art dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and exposure therapies to address co-occurring anxiety, depression, PTSD, and suicidal and self-harm...

Staff Profile: Elizabeth T. Murphy, PhD

Elizabeth T. Murphy, PhD, earned her BA in Psychology from UMass Amherst and received her MA in Psychology and PhD in Clinical Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook. She completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral training at McLean Hospital. Dr. Murphy remained affiliated with the...

Staff Profile: Armida R. Fruzzetti, PhD

Armida R. Fruzzetti, PhD, has trained professionals throughout the United States and in Sweden in the use of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and in DBT with couples, parents, and families. She has provided clinical supervision in DBT and has worked in a variety of clinical settings utilizing DBT...

Staff Profile: Leila Guller, PhD

Leila Guller, PhD, is a therapist at the 3East Girls Intensive and Step-Down Programs. Dr. Guller’s clinical work is primarily with young people struggling with borderline personality disorder and risky behaviors. Her research background is in adolescent addictive behaviors. Dr. Guller completed her...

Staff Profile: Molly K. Crossman, PhD

Molly K. Crossman, PhD, is a therapist at the 3East Boys Intensive Program, where she provides comprehensive dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to adolescents and young adults with emerging borderline personality disorder and other forms of emotion dysregulation. Dr. Crossman has experience using...

Staff Profile: Adriana Claudio-Hernández, PsyD

Adriana Claudio-Hernández, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist in the 3East Boys Intensive Program where she specializes in the treatment of adolescents and young adults with emerging traits of borderline personality disorder, emotional dysregulation, and injurious/suicidal behaviors. Dr. Claudio...

Staff Profile: Elizabeth A. Bailey, PsyD

Elizabeth A. Bailey, PsyD, is the director of clinical services at the 3East Boys Intensive Program, which focuses on the treatment of adolescent boys and young men with emerging traits of borderline personality disorder, as well as other mental health symptoms. Dr. Bailey specializes in the use of...

Staff Profile: Kathryn Broge, MSW, LICSW

Kathryn Broge, LICSW, is a clinical social worker and clinical team manager at McLean Hospital’s Gunderson Outpatient Program, which focuses on treatment of complex personality disorders. Ms. Broge works with patients in a case management role to identify structure, vocational, and educational...

Staff Profile: Jodie O’Malley, MSW, LICSW

Jodie O’Malley, MSW, LICSW, is the director of admissions and senior clinical team manager of the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for women with severe personality disorders. Her clinical approach is an interactive style of therapy that is holistic of mind and body...

Staff Profile: Justin Gillis, MSW, LICSW

Justin Gillis, MSW, LICSW, is an individual, group, couples, and family therapist at McLean Hospital. In his role, Mr. Gillis is part of three programs—the Adult DBT Clinic, Gunderson Outpatient Program, and the LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) Outpatient Mood, Anxiety...

Staff Profile: Brian W. Boyle, MD

Brian W. Boyle, MD, is a staff psychiatrist at McLean Hospital’s Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, where he cares for patients with treatment-resistant depression using ketamine and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). He is interested in the treatment of patients who struggle with both mood and...

Staff Profile: Maggie Gorraiz, PhD

Maggie Gorraiz, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychologist and a DBT-Linehan certified DBT clinician. She has extensive experience in providing assessment and treatment of children and adolescents struggling with problems related to emotion dysregulation, including suicidal and self-harming...

Staff Profile: Blaise Aguirre, MD

Blaise Aguirre, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist. He is a trainer in, and specializes in, dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) as well as other treatments such as mentalization-based treatment (MBT) for borderline personality disorder and associated conditions. He is the founding medical...

Staff Profile: Alison M. Yaeger, PsyD

Dr. Yaeger received her PsyD from Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York. While training at Montefiore Medical Center she became interested in borderline personality disorder in adolescence and the correlation this personality style shares with chronic suicidal ideation and self-harming behaviors. Dr...

Staff Profile: Brandon Unruh, MD

Brandon Unruh, MD, is the medical director of the Gunderson Residence, an intensive, specialized residential program for women with severe personality disorders. His clinical approach is anchored in the integration of evidence-based treatments such as dialectical behavior therapy, mentalization...

Staff Profile: Lois W. Choi-Kain, MEd, MD

Lois W. Choi-Kain, MEd, MD, is the director of the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute. The institute provides training and supervision for numerous proven treatments, including mentalization-based treatment (MBT), dialectical behavioral therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (DBT-PTSD)...

Staff Profile: Peggy Worden, PsyD

Dr. Worden is a senior child and adolescent psychologist with 15 years of experience treating adolescents, children, and families. From 2000 to 2009, Dr. Worden was the clinical director of the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment Program’s Dual Diagnosis Unit. In 2009, she partnered with Dr...

Staff Profile: Gillian C. Galen, PsyD

Gillian C. Galen, PsyD, is a senior child and adolescent psychologist specializing in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). She is the program director of the 3East DBT residential programs and the director of training for the 3East continuum, an array of programs for teens that uses DBT to target...