Dr. McLean received her doctorate in clinical psychology from Antioch University New England in 2012 after earning her bachelor’s degree at Swarthmore College and her master’s degree in education from Harvard University Graduate School of Education. Prior to embarking on her career as a clinical psychologist, she was a teacher and school administrator in several elementary and middle school settings. Her APA-Accredited Internship was completed at the Franciscan Hospital for Children with a primary rotation in the Community-Based Acute Treatment (CBAT) program, a residential setting designed to provide short-term crisis stabilization and support for children and young teens who are actively in acute emotional and behavioral crisis. Dr. McLean completed her postdoctoral training at the Walker School, a K-8 therapeutic day, residential, and hospital diversion program, working with children with complex developmental challenges, chronic mental illness, and severe trauma histories. Dr. McLean has a client-centered approach to her clinical work which is conceptualized primarily through attachment, bioecological, and developmental lenses. She is a licensed psychologist in Massachusetts.