Mclean Hospital

Fernside Treatment Team

Meet Fernside’s Care and Support Staff

Fernside, a Signature Addiction Recovery Program, offers personalized treatment designed to meet the individual’s specific needs. In addition to regular meetings with a psychiatrist, care is provided by an experienced treatment team that includes independently licensed clinicians, nurses, and community residence counselors, all of whom have chosen to dedicate their careers to the care of individuals recovering from addiction.

Learn more about treatment at Fernside. Contact us today to speak with an admissions coordinator. Call 877.203.1211.

Meet the Team

Rocco Iannucci, MDRocco A. Iannucci, MD, Director

Board certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Iannucci is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. His clinical interests include treatment of people with severe substance use disorders and those with co-occurring mental health conditions. He has published and presented on topics such as cocaine and amphetamine use disorders and the treatment of addiction in residential programs. Learn more about Dr. Iannucci.

Robin Gay, PhD, Director of Psychological Services

Dr. Gay’s clinical interests include the effects of substance use disorders on cognitive functioning and relation to treatment outcomes. Her research has been presented nationally and internationally and she was the recipient of the New York State Psychological Association’s Sidney Orgel Award. Dr. Gay previously served in a leadership capacity in the New York State Psychological Association, as she was elected Secretary and served on their foundation board.

Elsie A. Uffelmann, PhDElsie A. Uffelmann, PhD, Staff Psychologist

Dr. Uffelmann is a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of individuals with substance use disorders and other coexisting mental health diagnoses. She provides evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy through cognitive behavioral and dialectical behavior treatment approaches. She also has particular expertise in emotion focused therapy within the existential-humanistic tradition. Her research background is in the areas of mental health services and behavioral medicine.

James D. Wines, MD, MPH, Staff Psychiatrist

Dr. Wines has worked at McLean in various capacities since 1993. His research focuses on addiction and drug policy. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University and completed his residency and post-doctoral fellowships at McLean Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wines is an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is board certified in psychiatry and addiction psychiatry.


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