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Dissociative Disorders Related Content


“Neuroimaging the Etiology of Dissociative Identity Disorder”

A.A.T. Simone Reinders, PhD, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Neuroscience, King’s College London Presented by the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory and the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program. McLean community members, including, staff, patients, researchers, and clinicians, are all welcome to attend this lecture. There will also be an opportunity for a small group of...

“Exploring a Lived Experience of Dissociative Identity Disorder & Healing”

Olga Trujillo, JD Presented by the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory and the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program. McLean community members, including, staff, patients, researchers, and clinicians, are all welcome to attend this lecture. There will also be an opportunity for a small group of McLean staff members to meet more informally with the speaker an hour prior to the main...

“A Nightmare and a Dream: Coping with DID, Hoping for Public Education”

Robert Oxnam, PhD Presented by the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory and the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program. McLean community members, including, staff, patients, researchers, and clinicians, are all welcome to attend this lecture. There will also be an opportunity for a small group of McLean staff members to meet more informally with the speaker an hour prior to the main...

David J. Alperovitz, PsyD

David J. Alperovitz, PsyD, earned his doctorate in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. He completed pre-doctoral training at Tufts University, a post-doctoral fellowship in psychology for the treatment of trauma and dissociative disorders at McLean Hospital, and a clinical fellowship in Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry. Dr....

Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD

Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, graduated from the combined MD/PhD program at Boston University. As a doctoral student, she trained with Dr. Terence Keane at the National Center for PTSD in Boston. Her research focused on assessment and treatment of trauma-spectrum disorders including acute stress disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and the dissociative disorders. Subsequently, she...

Lauren A. M. Lebois, PhD

Lauren A. M. Lebois, PhD, is a cognitive neuroscientist focusing on the biomarkers of trauma-spectrum disorders as an assistant neuroscientist in the laboratory of Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD. She is also the director of neuroimaging for the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Research Program led by Milissa L. Kaufman, MD, PhD. Overall, her work aims to scientifically examine the predictors and...

Michael B. Leslie, MD

Dr. Leslie is the founder and director of the McLean Hospital Initiative for LGBTQ Mental Health, a program dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and gender nonconforming, and questioning or queer-identified) people and families affected by psychiatric illness through clinical care, research, education, and community building. Dr. Leslie also serves as...

Nina Lewis-Schroeder, PhD

Nina Lewis-Schroeder, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who leads the adult outpatient trauma/LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) track at McLean Hospital. Dr. Lewis-Schroeder provides trauma consultations to patients across the spectrum of treatment as well as state of the art trauma-focused individual, group, and couples therapy within the Adult Outpatient Services. She...

Matthew A. Robinson, PhD

Matthew A. Robinson, PhD, is a staff psychologist at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He provides individual, group, and couples treatment for trauma-related disorders within the Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder (LEADER) Outpatient Clinic’s Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma Track. As a member of the Dissociative Disorders and...

Christopher M. Tangren, MD

Christopher M. Tangren, MD, is the assistant medical director at the McLean Hospital’s Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Inpatient Program, where he has worked since 2012. Prior, Dr. Tangren was a psychiatry resident at the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program and served as chief resident for McLean Hospital from July 2011 to June 2012. Dr. Tangren is presently pursuing...

Sherry R. Winternitz, MD

Sherry R. Winternitz, MD, is the clinical director of the Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Programs. She began her career as a cardiologist before coming to Boston to pursue training in psychiatry, where she completed her residency at Tufts Medical Center and joined the faculty there upon completion of her training. It was during this time that she developed an interest in working with patients...