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Michelle B. Stein, PhD

  • Assistant in Psychology, MGH


Accepting New Patients


Dr. Stein divides her time between three psychiatry units: Inpatient Psychiatry Unit-Blake 11, Outpatient psychotherapy-Wang 8, and the Psychology Assessment Center completing neuropsychological/psychological assessments.



Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Psychological and Personality Assessment
  • Neuropsychological assessment
  • Psychodynamic and DBT outpatient and inpatient psychotherapy
Medical Education
  • PhD, Adelphi University
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General 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
  • 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 - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • 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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Dr. Stein received her Ph.D. from Adelphi University-Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies. She completed her clinical internship at Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center and completed her clinical postdoctoral training at MGH's Psychology Assessment Center in psychological, personality, and neuropsychological assessment. She has been a staff psychologist at MGH since 2010.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Personality Assessment

Assessment of narrative data, particularly the Thematic Apperception Test (TAT) and Early memories

Validity of the Social Cognition and Object Relations Scale-Global Rating Method


Psychotherapy Process and Outcome

  1. Stein, MB, Pinsker, JH, Hilsenroth, MJ. Borderline Pathology and the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI): An Evaluation of Criterion and Concurrent Validity, Journal of Personality Assessment, 2007, 88(1), 81-89.
  2. Stein, MB, Hilsenroth, MJ, Pinsker-Aspen, JH, Primavera, L. Validity of DSM-IV Axis V Global Assessment of Relational Functioning Scale (GARF. A Multi-Method Assessment, Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 197(1), 50-55.
  3. Stein, MB, Pesale, F, Slavin, J, Hilsenroth, MJ. A Training outline for Conducting Psychotherapy Process Ratings: An example Using Therapist Technique, Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 10(1), 50-59.
  4. Stein, MB, Siefert, CJ, Stewart RVS, Hilsenroth, MJ (in press). Relationship between the Social Cognition and Object Relations Scale (SCORS) and Attachment Style in a clinical sample, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy


Center for Anxiety and Stress Disorders
One Bowdoin Square
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2790
Phone: 617-724-6300
Psychiatry Associates-Inpatient Consult
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-6300

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