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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...

Jenifer M. Cullen, PhD

Jenifer M. Cullen, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with teens and adults struggling with anxiety disorders, OCD, and OCD spectrum disorders such as body dysmorphic disorder, trichotillomania and excoriation disorder. Dr. Cullen is a full-time behavioral therapist...

Jane Eisen, MD

Jane Eisen, MD is clinical director of the Center of Excellence in Depression and Anxiety Disorders at McLean Hospital, overseeing the integration of clinical work and research in the division. Her clinical responsibilities include her work in The Pavilion, where she evaluates and treats individuals...

Martha J. Falkenstein, PhD

Martha J. Falkenstein, PhD, is an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the administrative director of the Office of Clinical Assessment and Research at the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital. She completed her doctoral training at American University...

Jacob A. Nota, PhD, ABPP

Jacob A. Nota, PhD, ABPP, engages in a program of clinical and translational research focusing on the nature and treatment of obsessive compulsive and related disorders. His specialty is in the intersection between sleep, circadian rhythms, and anxiety disorders. Dr. Nota’s research has specifically...

Carol R. Hevia, PsyD

Carol R. Hevia, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist who has worked with OCD patients for 25 years. She received her first master’s degree in counselor education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, completed her second master’s degree and doctorate at Florida Institute of Technology, and conducted...

Julia Martin Burch, PhD

Julia Martin Burch, PhD, is a member of the McLean School Consultation Service, which trains school-based mental health staff around Massachusetts in the use of scientifically proven mental health treatments. She specializes in evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavior therapy and...

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...

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...

Nate Gruner, LICSW

Nate Gruner, LICSW, received his MSW from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. He completed a post-graduate fellowship at McLean Hospital’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, and is currently working there as a staff behavioral therapist. Mr. Gruner has a particular interest in...

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...

Alyssa Solomon, LICSW

Alyssa Solomon, LICSW, received her BA in psychology from Westfield State University and her master’s degree in social work from Boston College. Following graduate school, she completed an internship at Wayside Youth and Family Support Network as an intensive care coordinator through the Children’s...

Leslie J. Shapiro, LICSW

Leslie J. Shapiro, LICSW, has been treating OCD and related disorders since 1989. Ms. Shapiro was awarded the first interdisciplinary career development research grant at McLean Hospital. The grant supported her pilot project on conscience related factors in OCD. She continues this research at the...

Alyssa L. Faro, PhD

Alyssa L. Faro, PhD, specializes in evidence-based treatments such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy for anxiety disorders, depression, and obsessive compulsive disorder in both children and adults. As a...

Meghan Schreck, PhD

Meghan Schreck, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in treating obsessive compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, and tic disorders across the lifespan. Dr. Schreck’s clinical work is grounded in cognitive behavior therapy, exposure and response prevention therapy, and...

Jessica Sommerville, LICSW

Jessica Sommerville, LICSW, is a family therapist at McLean Hospital’s OCD Institute. She previously worked as a clinical team manager at Appleton through the Center of Excellence in Psychotic Disorders, and as a social worker float through McLean’s Social Work Department. Ms. Sommerville earned her...

Rebecca Snyder, LICSW

Rebecca Snyder, LICSW, received her BA in Psychology from Brandeis University and her master’s degree from Simmons College. Her second year internship for graduate was at McLean Hospital, in the geriatric psychiatry program. Upon graduation, she worked as a social work float, providing clinical...

Kelly Pavao, BSN, RN

Kelly Pavao, BSN, RN, began her career in 2003 as a nurse for St. Mary’s Home for Children. In 2008, she transitioned to Bradley Hospital on the Adolescent Inpatient Unit and also acted as hospital supervisor. In 2015, Ms. Pavao joined McLean Hospital and is the nurse manager for the Child and...

Thea Cawley, MSW, LICSW

Thea Cawley, MSW, LICSW, earned her Master of Social Work from Boston University and has over thirty years experience in a wide range of clinical settings including residential treatment, inpatient psychiatry, school settings, and outpatient treatment. She has clinical expertise in working with...

Jesse M. Crosby, PhD

Jesse M. Crosby, PhD, is an assistant psychologist in the Department of Psychology, a clinical consultant at The Pavilion at McLean Hospital, and an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. He also manages a private practice in clinical and consulting...