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Ellen (Ellen) Allison Slawsby, PhD

  • Director Pain Services Benson-Henry Institute
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School


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Medical Education
  • PhD, UMASS Boston
  • Fellowship, Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH
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Dr. Ellen Slawsby provides individual and couples therapy, she works with patients with depression anxiety and many chronic illnesses, specializing in individuals with chronic fatigue, and pain. She received her MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She is a staff psychologist in Behavioral Medicine, a researcher and clinical trainer at the Benson-Henry Institute (BHI) for Mind/Body Medicine as well as Director of the Pain Services at the BHI. Dr. Slawsby is an Assistant Professor in Psychology in the department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Slawsby has published and presented research on chronic medical illness, Infertility, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Irritable Bowel Disease and Chronic Pain.

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Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine
151 Merrimac Street
4th Floor
Boston MA, 02114-4714
Phone 1: 617-643-6090
Fax: 617-643-6077
Psychology Assessment Center
One Bowdoin Square
7th Floor
Boston MA, 02114-2927
Phone 1: 617-643-6073

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