Weingarden, Hilary, PhD

Clinical and Research Fellow in Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital


Hilary Weingarden, Ph.D. is a Clinical and Research Fellow in Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). Hilary attended Tufts University for her bachelor’s degree. She completed her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from George Mason University and her predoctoral internship in clinical psychology at MGH. Hilary’s clinical and research interests are broadly focused on cognitive and emotional risk factors for poor psychosocial outcomes in individuals with obsessive-compulsive related disorders (OCRDs) and body image disturbances. She is particularly interested in the roles of shame and other non-anxiety emotions (e.g., disgust, guilt) in OCRDs. Hilary is also interested in issues of access to empirically supported treatments and how technology may be used to improve treatment access.