OCD Related Content

Staff Profile: Michael A. Jenike, MD

Dr. Michael Jenike is the founder of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute at McLean Hospital and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorders Clinic and Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Jenike is recognized as a world...

Staff Profile: 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...

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: 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...

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: 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: 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...

Staff Profile: 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 Division of Psychotic Disorders, and as a social worker float through McLean’s Social Work Department. Ms. Sommerville earned her MSW at...

Staff Profile: 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...

Staff Profile: Kelly Pavao, MBA, BSN, RN-BC

Kelly Pavao, MBA, BSN, RN-BC, 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...

Staff Profile: 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...

Staff Profile: 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...

Staff Profile: Michelle Silverman, PhD

Michelle Silverman, PhD, is a staff psychologist who works with children, teens, and parents in the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program (MAMP). She specializes in providing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP) to youth...

Staff Profile: Luisa Barreto, PsyD

Luisa Barreto, PsyD, is a post-doctoral fellow who works with children, adolescents, and families at McLean’s Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.). She specializes in providing cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy to youth with severe anxiety...

Staff Profile: Hilary Krause, MSW, LICSW

Hilary Krause, MSW, LICSW, is a clinical social worker at McLean’s Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.). She received her MSW from Boston College in 2016 with a concentration in children, youth, and families. Ms. Krause began her career at McLean Hospital working at the McLean-Franciscan...

Staff Profile: Rachel O. Rubin, PhD

Rachel O. Rubin, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow who works with children, adolescents, and families at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.). She specializes in providing evidence-based treatments, such as acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and...

Staff Profile: Daniel I. Gittins Stone, PhD

Daniel I. Gittins Stone, PhD, is a licensed psychologist specializing in the use of cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of anxiety, mood, and related disorders in children, adolescents, and young adults. He is experienced in providing evidence-based interventions through individual, group...

Staff Profile: Heidi Browne, MD

Heidi Browne, MD, is a board-certified general adult psychiatrist who provides both medication management and psychotherapy. She has expertise in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and trauma-spectrum disorders. Currently, Dr. Browne is the associate medical director of the Hill Center, a clinical...

Staff Profile: Michaela B. Swee, PhD

Michaela B. Swee, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program at McLean Hospital. She completed her doctoral training in clinical psychology at Temple University and her pre-doctoral internship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. Swee’s research and...

Staff Profile: 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...