Child & Adolescent Related Content

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: Kristen Lancaster, RN

Kristen Lancaster, RN, began her career as a registered nurse in 1997 at the Taunton Adolescent Family Treatment Program at the Taunton State Hospital. In 2000, she became the assistant director of Nursing and in 2001, the director of Nursing, where she helped run an 18-bed intensive psychiatric...

Staff Profile: Elizabeth Tomlinson, MD

Elizabeth Tomlinson, MD, is an outpatient child psychiatrist with 30 years experience in community mental health. She is presently working in the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program, the School Consultation Program, and doing evaluations in the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services for pediatricians...

Staff Profile: Patricia J. Allen, PhD

Patricia J. Allen, PhD, is the senior manager of research and evaluation at Institute for the Study of Resilience in Youth at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Allen received a doctoral degree in Nutritional Neuroscience...

Staff Profile: Caitlin White, MSW, LICSW

Caitlin White, MSW, LICSW, received her MSW from Boston College with a concentration in children, youth, and families. She has been working at McLean Hospital for over 12 years, previously working as a community residence counselor and clinical educator before earning her MSW. From 2014 to 2018, Ms...

Staff Profile: Jonathan Scholl, LICSW

Jonathan Scholl, LICSW, came to McLean Hospital in 2016 after working with adolescents and adults in outpatient and residential treatment since 2012. He has trained extensively in family therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and motivational interviewing. Mr. Scholl’s...

Staff Profile: Byron Garcia, MD

Byron Garcia, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist who specializes in the care of adolescents and young adults with mood and anxiety disorders, OCD, and ADHD. As the medical director at the 3East Boys Intensive Program, his goal is to implement an effective treatment for his...

Staff Profile: Senna Georges, LICSW

Senna Georges, LICSW, is a clinical social worker and team manager at the Belmont Adolescent Partial Hospital Program on McLean’s Belmont campus. She provides individual, family, and group therapy to adolescents in the program, in addition to performing case management tasks. Ms. Georges has...

Staff Profile: Jennifer Sheehan, LICSW

Jennifer Sheehan, LICSW, has been working at the McLean Southeast Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program since 2004. In addition to her full time position at the ART, she also spent several years working part-time at local hospitals who contracted with McLean Hospital to provide...

Staff Profile: Alyssa L. Faro, PhD

Alyssa L. Faro, PhD, is the director of Clinical Services at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean. Dr. Faro is a licensed clinical psychologist and specializes in evidence-based treatments, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and...

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: 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: Meghan H. Bowsher, LICSW

Meghan H. Bowsher, LICSW, worked as a clinical team manager at the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program at McLean Hospital since 2016. She is now clinical team manager for the Belmont Adolescent Partial Hospital Program. Ms. Bowsher provides individual, family, and group therapy to...