Child & Adolescent Related Content

Staff Profile: 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...

Staff Profile: 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...

Staff Profile: Hannah Lawrence, PhD

Hannah Lawrence, PhD, graduated with her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Maine, completing her internship at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Her research examines the role of mental imagery in the etiology and treatment of mood disorders. She has a...

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: Chun Wing (John) Lee, PA-C

Chun Wing (John) Lee, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant (PA) practicing in child and adolescent psychiatry. In addition to his experience treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders across a continuum of intensive levels of care, he has several years of specialized expertise in...

Staff Profile: Sandra Nasabzadeh, LICSW

Sandra Nasabzadeh, LICSW, has worked in the field of social work for ten years in Massachusetts, Washington DC, and Maryland. She began her career providing in-home family therapy and mentoring to families across the south shore of Massachusetts. As part of her graduate program, she completed...

Staff Profile: Suzanne E. Bloore, MD

Suzanne E. Bloore, MD, is a board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist. Dr. Bloore specializes in first episode psychosis in transitional age youth within the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, where she also teaches psychiatry residents and medical students. Dr...

Staff Profile: Daniel Crump, LICSW

Daniel Crump, LICSW, is a licensed clinical therapist who received his MSW from the University of Nevada in 2010. In his current position as an outpatient therapist at McLean, he specializes in family and individual therapy. Mr. Crump also has expertise in dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)...

Staff Profile: Kristen L. Ross, PsyD

Kristen Ross, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist at the 3East Girls Intensive and Step-Down Programs and an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She has completed doctoral-level training in a variety of settings, including community mental health, college...

Staff Profile: Briana Carbone, LICSW

Briana Carbone, LICSW, is a licensed clinical therapist. She received her Master of Social Work from Springfield College in 2015. In her current position as an outpatient therapist at McLean, she specializes in family and individual therapy and provides dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) in family...

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: Roger Pottanat, MD

Roger Pottanat, MD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist with over seven years of practicing in the community. He is passionate about providing comprehensive and novel treatment options to patients with challenging psychiatric disorders. At McLean, Dr. Pottanat is the associate medical director of...

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: Lyndsey Moran, PhD

Lyndsey Moran, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in the 3East Partial Hospital Program and a clinical fellow in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She specializes in evidence-based cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and prolonged exposure for...

Staff Profile: Brittany Jordan-Arthur, PhD

Brittany Jordan-Arthur, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in evidence-based treatment for anxiety, mood, and related disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. Dr. Jordan-Arthur is experienced with interventions promoting coping and adjustment for youth and families with...

Staff Profile: Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD

Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at the OCD Institute and is a current recipient of the Corneel Young Investigator Award at McLean Hospital. Her research interests are in mechanisms of treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders, including traditional interventions such as exposure and...

Staff Profile: Michelle Silverman, PhD

Michelle Silverman, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow who works with children, teens, and parents in the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program. She specializes in providing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP) to youth with...

Staff Profile: Leslie D. Scheel, PsyD

Leslie D. Scheel, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at McLean’s Belmont Adolescent Partial Hospital Program. Before arriving at McLean for a fellowship in 2015, Dr. Scheel gained experience working in residential, inpatient, and outpatient settings treating children, adolescents, and adults...

Staff Profile: Karmen Koesterer, PsyD

Karmen Koesterer, PsyD, obtained her undergraduate degree in special education from Grand Valley State University. She worked as a special educator before earning her master’s degree from Harvard University. She then worked in the field of autism research for several years. As a doctoral student in...

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...