Depression Related Content

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...

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...

Kristin McCarthy, MSW, LICSW

Kristin McCarthy, MSW, LICSW, began her career working with individuals and families struggling with eating disorders. She developed an interest in providing individual and group therapy and family support for those in higher levels of care. Ms. McCarthy joined the McLean Hospital social work float...

Christine L. Picard, MSN, PMHCNS-BC

Christine L. Picard, MSN, PMHCNS-BC, started her career at McLean Hospital in 1987 as a registered nurse on an inpatient unit. She continued her work with adolescent inpatients at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute while completing her advanced degree as a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist. She...

Jessica Margolis, LICSW, MPH

Jessica Margolis, LICSW, MPH, is the lead clinical social worker on the Short Term Unit at McLean Hospital. She interned at the Klarman Eating Disorders Center at McLean Hospital and worked on the Short Term Unit South before moving into her current role. Ms. Margolis is also a trainee in the adult...

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...

Samantha R. Linton, PhD

Samantha R. Linton, PhD, is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Laboratory for Translational and Affective Neuroscience, directed by Diego A. Pizzagalli, PhD. Dr. Linton completed her doctoral degree at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she examined various neural correlates of adolescent...

Arkadiy L. Maksimovskiy, PhD

Arkadiy L. Maksimovskiy, PhD, is a cognitive neuroscientist with a research focus on positive emotions. His goal is twofold: to find out what happens in the brain when positive affect goes awry, and to identify ways in which positive emotions can boost resilience towards negative events. Dr...

Hayley Parét, MSN, PMHNP-BC

Hayley Parét, MSN, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Breaking the barriers of traditional nursing practice, Ms. Parét is one of the first nurse practitioners to become both an ECT and ketamine provider at McLean’s Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program...

John B. Roseman, MD

John B. Roseman, MD, has interests spanning a broad range, with expertise in bioinformatics, medical education, and neurotherapeutics, particularly electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). As the associate director of the ECT Service at McLean Hospital, Dr. Roseman shares oversight of the busiest ECT...

Ellen S. Gillespie, LICSW

Ellen S. Gillespie, LICSW, is a clinical social worker in the Department of Social Work at McLean Hospital. She completed a one year fellowship in psychoanalytic psychotherapy for children and adolescents at the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in 2016 and is currently a student in the...

Sarah Tarbell Kazmouski, MSW, LICSW

Sarah Tarbell Kazmouski, MSW, LICSW, earned a BA in Psychology from Boston University and then went on to New York University’s School of Social work to earn her MSW. She previously held the position of clinical team manager at McLean Hospital’s Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program before...

Matthew D. Sacchet, PhD

Since 2006, the research objective of Matthew D. Sacchet, PhD, has been to advance scientific understanding of meditation and well-being. In 2019, he joined the faculty of McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School, where he founded and now directs the Meditation Research Group. The group uses a...

Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD

Beth L. Murphy, MD, PhD, is medical director of the LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) Outpatient Clinic’s Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma Track. Within the clinic, she is responsible for the oversight of the policies and procedures of the clinic and is committed to...

Stephen J. Seiner, MD

Dr. Seiner’s clinical interests include neurotherapeutics and geriatric psychiatry. He is the director of McLean’s Psychiatric Neurotherapeutics Program, which includes electroconvulsive therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation (both superficial and deep), and ketamine infusions. McLean’s ECT...

Elif Engin, PhD

Elif Engin, PhD, grew up in Ankara, Turkey, and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara. She completed her doctoral work in the laboratory of Dr. Dallas Treit in Edmonton, Alberta, and was awarded a PhD Thesis Award from the Canadian...

Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc

Brian P. Brennan, MD, MMSc, is an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is the medical director of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute at McLean Hospital—a world-renowned intensive residential treatment facility for patients with severe OCD and related disorders. He...

Steven E. Gelda, MD

Steven E. Gelda, MD, focuses his clinical interest and expertise on ways to help stabilize psychiatrically hospitalized patients who enter the hospital in crisis due to environmental and interpersonal factors as well as those experiencing an episode of major mental illness. His skills include the...

Charles F. Moore, MD

Charles F. Moore, MD, completed his combined pediatric, general psychiatry, and child and adolescent psychiatry residency at Tufts-Floating Hospital for Children. He has been medical director of the Boston Emergency Services Team, a psychiatry attending and medical director of Tufts-Floating...

Jacqueline A. Samson, PhD

Jacqueline A. Samson, PhD, is a clinical psychologist at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Her chief research interests involve understanding the biopsychosocial underpinnings of depressive illnesses, particularly the...