About Michael Capawana, PhD

Learning & Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) - Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Michael Capawana received his BA in psychology with a minor in public health from Muhlenberg College. He earned an MA in mental health counseling at Boston College prior to receiving a PhD in counseling psychology there. His graduate research focused on social-emotional/behavioral and academic correlates of low-income children with physical health issues. This research has won awards from the Health Psychology and School Psychology divisions of the American Psychological Association, as well as from Boston College.

Dr. Capawana completed a predoctoral internship at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School in the outpatient department, where he provided therapeutic services to children, adolescents and adults. He also engaged in psychological evaluations of children and adolescents, many of whom presented with complex psychiatric symptoms, in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Capawana then completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in neuropsychological assessment at LEAP. In addition to hospital-based work, he has enjoyed previously working as an individual, family and group therapy provider in day treatment, community mental health, public school and residential treatment settings. He is a Licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts and an instructor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.



Mass General Psychiatry: Learning & Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP)
151 Merrimac St.
5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-643-6010

Medical Education

  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

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