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McLean Hospital Launches Free Course Focused on Global Impacts of Trauma

Psychological trauma knows no boundaries: it affects people of every background, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, age, and gender. The impact on people around the globe is significant. According to a 2016 study, over 70% of those surveyed across six continents have experienced a traumatic event...

Podcast: Helping Your Patients Face Their Fears With ERP

Jenn talks to Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale about exposure and response prevention (ERP) therapy, including its effectiveness and why it’s a gold standard in obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) treatment. Elizabeth provides guidance to clinicians about implementing ERP with patients diagnosed with OCD...

How Mental Health Simulation Is Helping McLean Nurses Learn

“Mental health simulation is an interactive, experiential type of learning that has been shown to help nurses prepare for real-life situations, particularly the kinds of challenging experiences they often face in clinical settings,” said Denise A. Soccio, DNP, RN, a McLean nursing professional...

How One Clinician Helps People Find Their Path

Teaching, mentoring, and helping others comes naturally to Fairlee C. Fabrett, PhD. As director of clinical training for McLean Hospital’s Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment (ART) Program, she supervises and supports post-doctoral fellows and clinical trainees, helping them gain the experience...

Committed To Helping Others—at McLean and Overseas

Marjorie Overhiser is a helper in all facets of her life. As McLean Hospital’s conference coordinator in the Department of Postgraduate and Continuing Education, Overhiser handles logistics for educational programs offered by her department. Offerings including weekly Grand Rounds lectures and large...