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McLean Hospital

115 Mill Street, Belmont, Massachusetts, 02478
McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond.

Facility Highlights

  • Harvard Medical School Affiliate
  • Nation's Most Honored Psychiatric Hospital
  • Outpatient Services

Specialization

  • Recreational Center

    Opened a state-of-the-art Fitness and Social Recreational Center for McLean inpatients, residential patients, partial hospital patients and students from the hospital's school programs.
  • Full Continuum of Care

    Coordination with outside clinicians, social service agencies and patient families helps to ensure a smooth transition among levels of care, encouraging re-integration into community-based life. Crisis intervention and short-term acute inpatient care is available to stabilize individuals by providing the highest quality medical and psychiatric resources. Acute inpatient treatment is provided in many of the hospital's clinical programs.

Facility Settings

  • Hospital

Meet the Staff

  • BLAISE AGUIRRE, MD
    BLAISE AGUIRRE, MDMedical Director
    Dr. Aguirre is an expert in child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, including dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and psychopharmacology. He is medical director of 3East at Harvard - affiliated McLean Hospital, a unique, residential DBT program for young women exhibiting self-endangering behaviors and borderline personality traits. Dr. Aguirre has been a staff psychiatrist at McLean since 2000 and is widely recognized for his extensive work in the treatment of mood and personality disorders in adolescents.
  • SCOTT L. RAUCH, MD
    SCOTT L. RAUCH, MDPresident and Psychiatrist in Chief
    Dr. Rauch received his undergraduate degree with honors in Neuroscience from Amherst College and attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati. He completed his residency training in Psychiatry as well as a Radiology Research Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Dr. Rauch served for many years as Associate Chief of Psychiatry for Neuroscience Research at MGH, where he was the founding Director of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Research Program and the MGH Division of Psychiatric Neuroscience Research and Neurotherapeutics. Currently, Dr. Rauch is President and Psychiatrist in Chief of McLean Hospital as well as Chair of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health. He holds an appointment as Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Rauch has contributed over 250 publications to the scientific literature and serves on the editorial boards of several journals. He has received numerous honors, including the 2004 Joel Elkes Award for outstanding contributions in translational research within psychiatry.

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