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David Alperovitz

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...

Claire Carswell

Claire Carswell, MD, began her professional career in community mental health, participating in the care of diverse patient populations in both urban and rural settings. She has worked at McLean Hospital since 2001 in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Her areas of interest include cross-...

Meaghan Creedon

Meaghan Creedon, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist at the 3East Partial Hospital Program and the 3East DBT trauma and exposure track, which provides state of the art dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and exposure therapies to address co-occurring anxiety, depression, PTSD, and suicidal and self-harm...

Patricia Diaferio

Patricia Diaferio, LICSW, graduated from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work while working as a social worker at the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. She worked in the Emergency Department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital prior to moving her career to McLean Hospital...

Amy Dierberger

Amy Dierberger, PhD, is a psychologist at the Hill Center for Women, where she provides trauma-informed dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) treatment. She is a member of the McLean Hospital trauma consultation and LEADER consultation teams and the director of training and education at the Hill Center...

Tanya Farber

Tanya Farber, PsyD is a staff psychologist at McLean Hospital, where she provides individual and group psychotherapy as part of the LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, Emergency Responder) Outpatient Mood, Anxiety, Stress, and Trauma Clinic. She also provides consultations to other hospital...

Alex Jordan

Alex Jordan, PhD, is a clinical psychologist providing behavioral case formulation and therapy for individuals with a wide range of psychiatric conditions at The Pavilion. Dr. Jordan’s treatment approach is science-based, and his research has been funded by the National Science Foundation,...

Milissa Kaufman

Milissa Kaufman, MD, PhD, graduated from the combined MD/PhD program at Boston University. As a doctoral student, she trained with Dr. Terence Keane at the National Center for PTSD in Boston. Her research focused on assessment and treatment of trauma-spectrum disorders including acute stress...

Ryan Madigan

Ryan J. Madigan, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist at the 3East Partial Hospital Program, an instructor in psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and the program coordinator for the 3East DBT trauma and exposure track, which provides state of the art DBT and exposure...

Lindsey Overstreet

Throughout graduate school, Dr. Overstreet pursued training focused on evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents. Her various practica were housed in community mental health centers and schools, where she focused on play therapies, cognitive and behavioral therapies, narrative therapy,...

Stephanie Rickey

Stephanie A. Rickey, PsyD, is the director of admissions for the Hill Center for Women, a residential and partial hospital program specializing in the use of skills training for women with PTSD. As a doctoral student, she trained with Dr. Christine Courtois at The Center for Post-Traumatic Disorders...

Christopher Tangren

Christopher M. Tangren, MD, is the assistant medical director at the McLean Hospital’s Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Inpatient Program, where he has worked since 2012. Prior, Dr. Tangren was a psychiatry resident at the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program and served as...