Child & Adolescent Related Content

Staff Profile: Thrassos S. Calligas, MD

Thrassos S. Calligas, MD, specializes in working with a multidisciplinary team in inpatient psychiatry and is particularly interested in children with complex psychiatric and psychosocial presentations and co-occurring diagnoses. Dr. Calligas is actively involved in teaching medical students and...

Staff Profile: Jessica E. Feinberg, LICSW

Jessica Feinberg, LICSW, came to McLean after completing a clinical fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center. She has worked as a therapist and clinical social worker in the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program since 2002. Ms. Feinberg is trained in dialectical behavior therapy and...

Staff Profile: Bryan Pridgen, MD

Bryan Pridgen, MD, is the medical director of the Belmont Adolescent Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Pridgen also supervises and teaches residents in the Massachusetts General...

Staff Profile: Suzanne Loughlin, APRN, BC

Suzanne Loughlin, APRN, BC, has been a board certified advanced practice psychiatric nurse for over 25 years. For more than 35 years she was worked with the students at McLean Hospital’s Arlington School, first as a clinical nurse specialist, then as clinical director, and now as director of the...

Staff Profile: Mary Grant, MEd

Mary Grant, MEd, has 30 years of experience working in educational programs in various parts of the United States, including urban San Francisco and rural Idaho, and is familiar with a wide range of approaches to teaching students of all ages. She is interested in finding creative approaches to...

Staff Profile: Ethan Solomon, MEd

Ethan Solomon, MEd, has worked as a teacher and special education administrator at various schools on the campus of McLean Hospital for over 10 years. Mr. Solomon is currently an educational administrator at the Arlington School, a therapeutic day school for students with social, emotional and...

Staff Profile: Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital. She is also an associate clinical professor at Suffolk...

Staff Profile: Eugene V. Beresin, MA, MD

Eugene V. Beresin, MD, is executive director of the MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds that provides public mental health education on children, adolescents, and families, director of the Elizabeth Thatcher Acampora Endowment, an outreach program to meet the mental health needs of underserved...

Staff Profile: Joseph Gold, MD

Dr. Gold oversees all of the hospital’s clinical programs across multiple sites, age groups and levels of care. Dr. Gold serves as the physician leader of McLean’s Schwartz Center Rounds to promote compassionate care giving and support to caregivers. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of...

Staff Profile: Kyoko Ohashi, PhD

Kyoko Ohashi, PhD, received her BS and MS in exercise physiology and biomechanics and sports sciences and her PhD in educational physiology from The University of Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Ohashi completed research fellowships in analysis of physiological and bio-behavioral measures in Developmental...

Staff Profile: Cynthia S. Kaplan, PhD

Cynthia Kaplan, PhD, received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University in 1979. Dr. Kaplan did her internship at Bronx State Hospital, post-graduate studies at New York University and then practiced in New York for 10 years, primarily seeing children and adolescents. Dr...

Staff Profile: Roya Ostovar, PhD

Roya Ostovar, PhD, is an internationally recognized developmental neuropsychologist. She has extensive expertise and experience in the assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), neurodevelopmental disorders, learning disabilities, non-verbal learning disorder, sensory processing...

Staff Profile: Mona Potter, MD

Mona Potter, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. She has played multiple roles over the course of her time at McLean and currently supports the McLean School Consultation Service and the MGH/McLean Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. During her previous role as the...

Staff Profile: Susan Parks-Cohen, PhD

Susan Parks-Cohen, PhD, is originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at Westminster College in 1992. She went on to the University of Pittsburgh and earned a MS in child development and a PhD in psychology. As a graduate student at the University of...

Staff Profile: Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP

Kathryn D. Boger, PhD, ABPP, is board certified in clinical child and adolescent psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and specializes in cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for anxiety and mood disorders. She has extensive training and experience in the delivery of evidence-based...

Staff Profile: Alaptagin Khan, MBBS, FRSPH

Alaptagin Khan, MBBS, FRSPH, is a research associate at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Khan took the opportunity to work with the Red Cross and UNICEF in conflict zones where he developed an interest in PTSD and...

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. She has extensive experience diagnosing and treating adolescents and young adults who struggle with emotion dysregulation, anxiety, depression, trauma, and self-endangering behaviors...

Staff Profile: Jennifer White, PhD

Jennifer White, PhD, is a clinical neuropsychologist who has worked for over 20 years in the field of neuropsychological and psychological assessment. Since 2002, she has been director of McLean’s Child and Adolescent Testing Service which specializes in providing comprehensive evaluations of...

Staff Profile: Jacqueline Olds, MD

Jacqueline Olds, MD, has worked at McLean actively since 1974 when she started her child psychiatry fellowship. She had a full time job in child psychiatry until 1980, and then became a part-time teacher in both the adult and child residency programs at McLean/MGH until the present. Dr. Olds also...