Title: Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychology; Staff
PhD in Psychology, University of California, Berkeley
Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health
Following training, Dr. McCarthy joined the Suicide Prevention Program at SFVAMC. She maintains a small private practice in San Francisco. She is a certified provider of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) and is interested in integrating attachment theory and research into the practice of psychotherapy.
Attachment and psychotherapy; suicide risk assessment and management.
Comparative psychodynamic theory; psychotherapy process and outcome research; assessment of suicide risk; telemental health.
Developmental biobehavior of stress and attachment; emotion.
Attachment, interpersonal psychotherapy, suicide
Campus Location: VAMC
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