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Dr. Ipsit Vahia offers insight into incorporating artificial intelligence-driven tools into mental health care.
Thomaskutty Idiculla comments on the importance of patient-based data and how the data collected can be used to improve clinical care.
In the Media: Via Commercialized Product, McLean Hospital Providers Aim To Expand Pediatric Mental Health Access
McLean and Mass General Brigham support a new virtual youth treatment program launched by two McLean-affiliated clinicians.
In the Media: Instride Health Raises $26M for Virtual Pediatric Behavioral Health Platform, Inks Deal With McLean Hospital
McLean Hospital offers support to a new virtual care program that addresses gaps in anxiety and OCD treatment for kids and teens.
As we age, many circumstances can contribute to declining mental health. Medical conditions, medications, psychological experiences like grief, and social stressors, including isolation, often play a role. Cognitive decline, frailty, and fall risk are among the unique risk factors for mental health...
To tackle the growing mental health crisis facing children and adolescents and the difficulties families face accessing treatments for disorders such as anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), two McLean Hospital-affiliated clinicians have launched an innovative virtual treatment program...
Drs. Courtney Beard and Chloe Hudson offer pros and cons of virtual therapy in partial hospital treatment programs.
Dr. Stephanie Collier offers ways mental health apps can supplement formal medical treatment.
Dr. Stephanie Collier lists ways mental health apps can be used in addition to traditional therapy.
Mounted on the wall in David’s room at an assisted living facility west of Boston is a small, white box. It emits a low hum, but otherwise, it is hard to know it is there. But, while people in the room may not notice the box, the box is noticing everything that goes on in the room. The box houses a...
Dr. Ipsit Vahia outlines the pros and cons of mental health apps.
In the Media: Pandemic Focus on Mental Health Offers Hope for People With ‘The Invisible Monster’ – Life With OCD
Dr. Nathaniel Van Kirk speaks about the struggle to find treatment for obsessive compulsive disorder and the growth of telemedicine.
Dr. Stephanie Collier on the growing popularity of mental health apps.
Call it the great technology experiment of 2020-2021. In just days, McLean—along with most other mental health care providers—transitioned from delivering care almost entirely in person to treating a majority of patients via videoconferencing or phone. “We had been baby-stepping our way toward...
In the Media: The Pandemic Forced an Experiment in Delivering Intensive Mental Health Care From Home. Will the Approach Stick?
Dr. Jason Krompinger on how the OCD Institute modified their treatment model and is using virtual therapy in place of in-person appointments.
On October 1, Ipsit Vahia, MD, took on the newly created roles of associate chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry and director of Digital Psychiatry Translation at McLean Hospital. Previously, Vahia had been medical director for both McLean’s Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Services and...
Dr. Christian A. Webb examines how smartphone mindfulness training apps can help teens reduce repetitive and negative thinking.
GrayMatters Health, a digital therapeutics start-up company, announced that the BIRD Israel-U.S. Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation awarded a grant to McLean Hospital and the company to develop a novel solution for the therapy of major depressive disorder (MDD) with anhedonia...
In the chaotic early days of the pandemic, when federal and state regulators lifted a variety of legal barriers to telemedicine services, McLean Hospital programs raced to provide telemedicine to all levels of care Within two weeks, McLean pivoted to telemedicine, with 100% of outpatient and partial...
Dr. Ipsit Vahia and others explain how technology is making mental health care more accessible.