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Mentoring Tomorrow’s Mental Health Providers

Many students know their career path from the day they enter college, if not before. But for those who find themselves pondering their next steps as graduation approaches, McLean Hospital now offers an opportunity to road test some of their ideas. The Post-Baccalaureate Child and Adolescent Clinical...

Video: McLean’s PBac Clinical Fellowship: What You Want To Know

McLean Hospital offers a two-year Post-Baccalaureate Clinical (PBac) Fellowship Program for college graduates interested in pursuing a career in mental health. This guided, entry-level professional experience is shaped by the four pillars of McLean’s mission: excellence in clinical care...

Experts Share the Latest Advances in Suicide Care

On October 25, McLean Hospital’s Education Outreach Department once again collaborated with Stanford University School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences to host a suicide-focused assessment and treatment course for health care professionals. This free online workshop...

Video: Cultural Competency and the Importance of Curiosity

A conversation with Cecil R. Webster Jr., MD, McLean Hospital. Jump To Slides Audience questions Resources About the speaker Curiosity in the Clinic Identities of race, ethnicity, religion, income, geography, sexual orientation, and disability are complex. It can be challenging for clinicians to...

Video: Building Trust With Patients

A conversation with Lisa W. Coyne, PhD, McLean Hospital, and Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc, Tufts Medicine. Jump To Audience questions Resources About the speakers The Patient-Clinician Relationship The development of an alliance based on trust may be the most important aspect of the therapeutic...

Video: Diagnostics: Best Practices Around Providing an Accurate Diagnosis

A conversation with Sophia L. Maurasse, MD, McLean Hospital, and Roberto Olivardia, PhD, McLean Hospital. Jump To Audience questions Resources About the speakers The Importance of Diagnosis When providing a diagnosis to patients, clinicians must keep many factors in mind. In their talk, Olivardia...

Video: My Story of OCD, as Patient—and Provider

As Nathaniel learned when he was a teenager scrubbing his hands at 4am, his fears associated with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) weren’t realistic. But in the moment, it didn’t matter, because it felt like his brain was turning against him. As he grew to understand his condition, he learned...

Tackling the Mental Health Crisis Among Young People—One Intern at a Time

You need only turn on the nightly news to be reminded of the mental health crisis facing today’s young people. According to Daniel P. Dickstein, MD, FAAP , chief of McLean’s Nancy and Richard Simches Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, providing access to care in an efficient, affordable...