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Emily E. Carol, PhD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry


Emily E. Carol, PhD, is the clinic director of the Support, Treatment, and Resilience (STAR) Program at McLean Hospital. In this role, she is involved in STAR’s clinical, outreach, research, and training initiatives. Her expertise is in early identification and intervention for emerging serious mental illness in teens and young adults, including psychosis spectrum and bipolar disorders. She is also a member of the Laboratory for Early Psychosis (LEAP) Center.

Dr. Carol’s clinical and research interests include the etiology, trajectory, and treatment of psychosis spectrum disorders. She is particularly interested in the relationships between stress, family environment, and symptom recovery. Dr. Carol completed a clinical fellowship with McLean’s College Mental Health Program and the Division of Psychotic Disorders. She completed her pre-doctoral internship with McLean’s Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Program.

Education & Training

  • 2011 BS in Psychology and Religion, Mount Holyoke College
  • 2015 MA in Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 2019 PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • 2018-2019 Pre-Doctoral Internship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School
  • 2019-2020 Post-Doctoral Fellowship, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Board Certifications:
  • 2020 Licensed Psychologist, Board of Registration of Psychologists, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


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