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Roy, Monica, PhD

Program Manager
Substance Abuse Residential Treatment Program and Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program
VA Boston Healthcare System

Instructor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine


Dr. Roy is a clinical psychologist who is the program manager for the Jamaica Plain Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program (ADTP) and Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) in VA Boston Healthcare System. She received her Ph.D. from Nova Southeastern University in 2007 and trained at the Boston Consortium as an intern and postdoctoral fellow in the substance abuse treatment program at the Jamaica Plain campus of VA Boston. Dr. Roy plays an active role in training in the treatment of substance abuse and provides supervision for trainees at the practicum, intern, and postdoctoral levels. Her clinical interests include providing empirically supported treatment for substance use disorders (SUD) and co-morbid disorders (e.g. Seeking Safety, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Relapse Prevention, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy). Her research interests include SUD-PTSD treatment outcomes. She is currently involved in a research team that is working on creating web-based interventions for veterans with SUD and PTSD.