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Lauren B. Fisher, PhD


Accepting New Patients


Accepting patients by clinician referral only. Please check with our practice to confirm your insurance eligibility as it may change.



Clinical Interests
  • Depression
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Psychosocial treatment development
Medical Education
  • PhD, Case Western Reserve 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 (PAL #'s)
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • 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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Dr. Fisher is an Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and an Assistant in Psychology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Fisher her BA in Psychology from Bates College and her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University. She completed her clinical internship in the cognitive-behavioral track at MGH and her post-doctoral fellowship at the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP) at MGH. Her program of research focuses on investigating the etiology, assessment, and treatment of depression and suicidal behavior in patients with and without traumatic brain injury (TBI). In July 2013, she received the Kaplen Fellowship on Mood Disorders from HMS to study the longitudinal course of depression and suicidal behavior in patients with TBI using the Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Database, along with her colleagues at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital. She is currently the Principal Investigator of a study that will develop and evaluate a cognitive behavioral treatment for depression that has been adapted for individuals with moderate to severe traumatic brain injury.


Depression Clinical and Research Program
One Bowdoin Square
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114-2790
Phone: 617-643-0877
Fax: 617-724-3028

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