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Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MMSc

Darin D. Dougherty, MD, MMSc, is a psychiatrist at the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute, a residential treatment facility for the treatment of obsessive compulsive and related disorders at McLean Hospital. He has worked at the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Institute since its opening in 1997. Additionally, Dr. Dougherty serves as the director of the Division of Neurotherapeutics at...

Jane Eisen, MD

Jane Eisen, MD is clinical director of the Division of 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 with complex psychiatric disorders. Dr. Eisen’s clinical and research areas of interest are anxiety...

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 under the mentorship of David Haaga, PhD, where she studied treatment development and outcomes for...

Maria G Fraire, PhD

Maria G Fraire, PhD, received her PhD in clinical psychology at Virginia Tech and completed her pre-doctoral internship at Texas Children’s Hospital. She specializes in the treatment of severe anxiety, OCD, and co-occurring disorders, specifically utilizing cognitive behavioral therapy and exposure and response prevention. Dr. Fraire previous oversaw the assessment and research component...

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 her Harvard Medical School internship at the Brockton/West Roxbury VAMC. Dr. Hevia has...

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-renowned researcher, having published over 200 articles on obsessive compulsive disorder, geriatric...

Jason Krompinger, PhD

Jason Krompinger, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with expertise in treating obsessive compulsive and related disorders, in cognitive behavior therapy, and in psychophysiological research methods. As director of Psychological Service and Clinical Research at the McLean Hospital OCD Institute (OCDI), he is involved in training and supervising clinical staff, students, and early-career...

Julia Martin Burch, PhD

Julia Martin Burch, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who works with children, teens, and parents in the McLean Anxiety Mastery Program. She specializes in evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavior therapy and exposure and response prevention therapy, for youth anxiety and obsessive compulsive and related disorders. Dr. Martin Burch is also a member of the McLean School Consultation...

Jarell R.O. Myers, PhD

Jarell R.O. Myers, PhD, is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder using cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) based techniques. Additionally, Dr. Myers has developed a specialty in treating adolescents with substance use disorders. Dr. Myers is...

Jacob A. Nota, PhD

Jacob A. Nota, PhD, 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 examined the relation between sleep, circadian rhythms, and anxiety; information processing...

Scott L. Rauch, MD

Scott L. Rauch, MD, is president, psychiatrist in chief, and Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Chair of Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. He is also professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School as well as chair of Psychiatry and Mental Health for Partners HealthCare. Dr. Rauch is past president and current secretary of the Society of Biological Psychiatry. His principal research interests...

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

David H. Rosmarin, PhD, is director of the Spirituality and Mental Health Program at McLean Hospital and an assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, part-time, at Harvard Medical School. He supervises the provision of spiritually-integrated services in clinical units throughout the hospital’s divisional structure, and collaborates with laboratories to study the...

Jacqueline Sperling, PhD

Jacqueline Sperling, PhD, is a clinical psychologist, who specializes in implementing evidence-based treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), and works with youth who present with anxiety disorders and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). In addition, she is experienced in providing parent guidance on how to manage children with internalizing and externalizing behavior issues. Dr....

Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD

Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in severe anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and trauma/PTSD. At McLean Hospital, Dr. Van Kirk is the coordinator of inpatient group therapy and the coordinator of clinical assessment at the OCD Institute. He is a member of the hospital’s Patient and Family Advisory Committee and Interdisciplinary...

Jennifer Barnes Villa, MD

Jennifer Barnes Villa, MD, completed her residency training at Brown University where she obtained specialty training in the area of obsessive compulsive disorder. Prior to joining the McLean community, she was engaged in the treatment of mental illness in both inpatient and outpatient environments. Dr. Villa is currently the assistant medical director of the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder...

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