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Jonathan (Jonathan) A. Lerner, PhD

  • Staff Psychologist


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Behavioral medicine
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Mindfulness and meditation
  • Adherence to treatment for chronic illnesses
  • Brain health
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Gastrointestinal (GI)
  • Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Diabetes
  • General internal medicine
Medical Education
  • PhD, SUNY at Albany
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • 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
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Jonathan Lerner is a staff psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.  He is also an instructor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Lerner delivers clinical care to patients through the Behavioral Medicine Program, in addition to whcih he provides assessment and treatment to patients being seen through the MGH Department of Gastrogenterology's Digestive Health Center, and the MGH Department of Neurology's Institute for Brain Health.  Dr. Lerner also provoides clincal supervision for psychology interns and post-doctoral fellows in the MGH Department of Psychiatry.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

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Dr. Lerner's clinical and research interests are in the areas of behavioral medicine and adult anxiety disorders. In addition to providing clinical care to patients in the Behavioral Medicine Program, he also provides clincial care, consultation, and training to several medical services, including the MGH Department of Neurology’s Institute for Brain Health (IBH), the MGH Department of Gastrogenterology’s Digestive Healthcare Center and Crohn’s and Colitis Center, and the MGH Internal Medicine Associates (IMA).  Dr. Lerner also has a special interest in the intersection of technology and psychology, including Internet-based psychological assessment and treatment, telemedicine, electronic data capture, and data management for clinical trials.  In addition to his work at MGH, Dr. Lerner has a private practice office in Cambridge, MA.


View my most recent publications at PubMed



Behavioral Medicine Service
One Bowdoin Square
7th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2927
Phone 1: 617-724-7792
Phone 2: 617-724-5600
Fax: 617-724-8690

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