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Meet Our Team

The Austen Riggs Center staff comprises therapists, nurses, clinical social workers, administrative and other healthcare professionals—all collaborating to create a therapeutic community of positive growth.

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Marilyn Charles, PhD, ABPP

Team Leader/Staff Psychologist

Heather Churchill, PsyD

Director of Health and Wellness/Associate Director of the Therapeutic Community Program

Kathryn Gallagher, PhD

Staff Psychologist, Insurance and Utilization Review Specialist

Shirin Kazimov, PsyD

Fellow in Psychology

Daniel Knauss, PsyD, ABPP

Staff Psychologist/Grand Rounds Coordinator

Megan Kolano, PsyD

Assistant Team Leader/Staff Psychologist

Kristin L. McLaughlin, PhD

Staff Psychologist/Friday Night Guest Lecture Coordinator

David Neal, PsyD

Fellow in Psychology

Rain Mason Olbert, PhD

Staff Psychologist/Substance Use Services Coordinator

madeline river, PsyD

Fellow in Psychology


Contact Us for More

For more information on our residential treatment programs, or answers to any questions, please feel free to contact us.