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The Pavilion Sets Patients on the Path to Recovery

Jill Lenhardt, 38, had never experienced any psychiatric issues until her eldest son was born. At that point, “I was on a high; what I describe as semi-manic,” recounts Lenhardt, the mother of three boys under age 10. “This phase would last for several months, then I would crash.” After her...

Philanthropy Supports New Wing for Expanded Patient Care

Announced to the public on October 23, The Campaign for McLean Hospital has seen a $10 million increase since the fall and as of March 1 has reached $95.7 million toward its $100 million goal. One of the most recent campaign priorities to come to fruition, thanks to an extraordinary $5 million gift from an...

Peter Adams

Peter B. Adams, MD, has been interested in working with children and adolescents since he started medical school. Since then Dr. Adams has been consistently involved with the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and works with children and adolescents at the Acute Residential...

Susan Andersen

Susan L. Andersen, PhD, is director of the Laboratory of Developmental Neuropharmacology at McLean Hospital and an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is interested in understanding how the brain typically matures between childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Her...

Randy Auerbach

Randy P. Auerbach, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and at McLean Hospital serves as director of Clinical Research for the Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as director of the Child and Adolescent Mood...

Stephanie Best

Stephanie Best, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in providing cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for mood and anxiety disorders. Dr. Best has a special interest in training and supervising clinical staff, students, and early career psychologists in the effective delivery of CBT to...

J. Bodkin

J. Alexander Bodkin, MD, has been at McLean since 1985. Working with Dr. Jonathan Cole until his death, Dr. Bodkin has long pursued the study of new and old medications for depression and anxiety. His research has focused on underutilized pharmacologic approaches to difficult-to-treat mood and...

Kurt Brenner

Kurt Brenner, PhD, MSc, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in treating disorders related to mood, anxiety, and psychosis. He does intake consultations, group therapy, and individual therapy in the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program, and leads a bipolar CBT (cognitive behavioral...

Donald Cluett

Donald R. Cluett, MD, is a staff psychiatrist in McLean Hospital’s Adult Outpatient Services. Dr. Cluett provides medication evaluation and management treatment and support to a general adult population with a variety of psychiatric challenges. He incorporates patient education and support...

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