McKowen, James, PhD

Program Director, Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS)
Assistant in Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor in Psychology, Harvard Medical School


James McKowen is a staff psychologist within the Child Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) program at Massachusetts General HospitalĀ and is an Instructor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. McKowen has expertise in working with families of youth with addictive disorders, CBT approaches to the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, and DBT for the treatment of substance use. His research interests include neuropsychological factors associated with relapse and recovery from substance use disorders and factors associated with the development of comorbid disorders.