BiographyEugene V. Beresin, MD is an internationally known psychiatry educator and clinician, and the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program at the combined Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital consolidated residency training program. He is also a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and a past president of the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training. He co-edited a special issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America on child psychiatry and the media.
Dr. Beresin has been a production and content consultant to HBO for several of its children's productions (including the Emmy-winning programs "Classical Baby," "Through a Child's Eyes: September 11, 2001" and "Goodnight Moon and Other Sleepytime Tales"), as well as to prime-time commercial television programs such as "E.R.," "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and "Family Law." He has also consulted to and been interviewed extensively by network and major market television news organizations on matters related to mental health. He is the editor of the media column in Academic Psychiatry, and Associate Editor for Ten Year Reviews of Research for the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Beresin co-produced a Parenting Resource site for abcnews.com and Good Morning America via abcnews.com.