Director: Dr. Courtney Beard, PhD

Dr. Courtney Beard (she/her) is an associate professor of psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and at McLean Hospital serves as director of the Cognition and Affect Research and Education (CARE) Laboratory and co-director of the Behavioral Health Partial Hospital Clinical Research Program.

Dr. Beard’s research aims to delineate cognitive and affective mechanisms underlying psychiatric disorders and to develop treatments to target these mechanisms. She is a clinical psychologist with expertise in anxiety disorders and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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