Jeffrey P. Winer, PhD, is an Attending Psychologist, behavioral health systems consultant, and researcher at the Boston Children’s Hospital Trauma and Community Resilience Center (BCH TCRC) and an Instructor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Winer’s work is primarily focused on developing, disseminating, and implementing culturally-responsive & trauma-informed psychological interventions for youth and families of refugee and immigrant backgrounds. The values of social justice, equity, and human rights are at the center of this work.

He is the recipient of a Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award, and has been an investigator on grants funded by the National Child Traumatic Stress Network/SAMHSA, the Department of Defense, the Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, and Public Safety Canada, among others. He is co-author (with Dr. Heidi Ellis and Dr. Saida Abdi) of “Mental Health Practice with Immigrant and Refugee Youth” published by the American Psychological Association in 2019.

He has provided consultation and training to behavioral health providers and programs across the United States and Canada. Mental health prevention and intervention protocols and intervention tools that he has helped develop, adapt, or refine have been used around the world.

Outside of his work at Boston Children’s Hospital he continues to work at the McLean Hospital 3East Adolescent DBT Partial Hospital, Co-Directs McLean’s Multicultural Psychology Consultation Team (MPCT), and maintains a private practice focused on culturally-responsive evidence-based psychotherapy for youth, adults, and families.

Community-based research and intervention work is an enormous team effort and he is deeply privileged to work with a large network of community stakeholders, clinicians, researchers, and educators in order to do this work. His wife is also a psychologist and they have two awesome daughters. 

Current Academic Appointments:

Attending Psychologist, Trauma and Community Resilience Center, Boston Children’s Hospital

Instructor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Assistant Psychologist, 3East Adolescent DBT Partial Hospital Program, McLean Hospital

Education and Training:

  • BA in Psychology and Philosophy Integrated Studies, Grinnell College (2008)
  • MS in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2013)
  • PhD in Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Amherst (2017)
  • Clinical Extern, University of Vermont (2014 – 2016)
  • Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School (2016 – 2017)
  • Psychology Intern, McLean Hospital (2016 – 2017)
  • Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School (2017 – 2019)
  • Research Fellow, Boston Children’s Hospital (2017 – 2019)

Research Contact information:

jeffrey.winer [at] childrens.harvard [dot] edu


Clinical contact information:

Email – jeffwiner [at] gmail [dot] com

Voicemail – 339 [-] 970 [-] 8573

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