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Checking In: News from McLean’s Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Checking In, a newsletter for the McLean Hospital Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute (OCDI) community. We have long thought that a regular update to this community, including former patients, family members, and other friends, would be a fantastic way to keep everyone abreast of changes at the OCDI. As we celebrate our 15th anniversary, it seemed...

OCD Stories: An Evening of Reflection, Humor, and Education

Doctors who treat people with obsessive compulsive disorder, family members of people with OCD, and those who suffer from OCD will engage in a night of true storytelling as a way to recognize OCD Awareness Week. Presented by the International OCD Foundation, “OCD Stories: An evening of reflection, humor, and education,” is a national event that will give voice to those who are intimately...

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. Alperovitz...

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 is also the associate director of translational neuroscience research in the Biological Psychiatry...

Michele Candrian, PhD

Michele Candrian, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of depression, anxiety disorders, and obsessive compulsive disorders. She is currently an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and a staff psychologist at the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital, where she provides group and individual therapy using various...

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD

Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School, and is a senior clinical consultant at the Child and Adolescent OCD Institute (OCDI Jr.) at McLean Hospital. She is also an associate clinical professor at Suffolk University in Boston, a licensed clinical psychologist, and an internationally recognized acceptance and...

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