Borderline Personality Disorder Related Content

Kerry Rivard, LMHC

Kerry Rivard, LMHC, has extensive clinical experience treating adults and adolescents who engage in self-harm and struggle with suicidal ideation. She has worked as a consultant and trainer for various Massachusetts Department of Mental Health programs in addition to her direct clinical work in...

Arielle S. Gartenberg, PsyD

Arielle S. Gartenberg, PsyD, is a therapist specializing in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for children, adolescents, and young adults with emotional dysregulation. She has experience in the treatment of borderline personality disorder, mood disorders...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Elizabeth A. Bailey, PsyD

Elizabeth A. Bailey, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist in the 3East Boys Intensive Program, which specializes in 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...

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...

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...

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...

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, is director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He supervises the provision of spiritually integrated services in clinical programs throughout the...

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...

Janna Hobbs, LICSW

Ms. Hobbs has extensive clinical and administrative experience in the treatment of adolescents, adults and families. She is a founding member of 3East, the hospital’s highly innovative and successful dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) programs for adolescents and young adults. She has held numerous...

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)...

Michael R. Hollander, PhD

Dr. Hollander is a nationally recognized expert on the causation and treatment of self-injury, and lectures throughout the U.S. on the subject. He has been treating adolescents and their families for over 40 years and has held numerous positions of clinical leadership at McLean. Dr. Hollander is a...

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...