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Charney, Meredith, PhD

Instructor in Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School

Assistant in Psychology
Massachusetts General Hospital

Director of Psychotherapy and Training
MGH Center for Anxiety & Traumatic Stress Disorders

Staff Psychologist
Red Sox Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital Home Base Program


Dr. Meredith Charney is a clinical psychologist in the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders and is an Assistant in Psychology at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Charney received her Ph.D. from Boston University and completed her doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Charney’s clinical interests include the use of empirically supported treatments for various disorders including anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and complicated grief (CG). She has extensive experience providing evidence-based therapies including Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy to patients with PTSD as well as Complicated Grief Therapy to patients with CG. Her research has focused on the impact of traumatic exposure and loss on psychological and psychosocial functioning in various patient populations including refugees and veterans. Dr. Charney is a member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS). In addition to her clinical and research work, Dr. Charney is committed to training through her work as a supervisor of interns and fellows and her involvement in training community providers in evidence-based treatments for PTSD.