Dr. Conall O'Cleirigh is a licensed staff psychologist in the Behavioral Medicine Service in the Psychiatry Department at Massachusetts General Hospital. His clinical specialties include the use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat depression and other mood disorders and in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and the full spectrum of anxiety disorders. His clinical work also focuses on assisting patients with the management of acute and chronic medical illnesses. He has considerable clinical experience working with sexual minorities. Dr. O'Cleirigh is Assistant Professor in Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and is also a Research Scientist at the Fenway Institute at Fenway Community Health, Boston.
Dr. O'Cleirigh undertook his undergraduate work in Psychology and Philosophy at University College Dublin at the National University of Ireland. He went on to complete his masters degrees in Behavior Analysis at Southern Illinois University and in Clinical Psychology at the University of Miami, where he obtained his doctorate in Health Clinical Psychology in 2004 with a specialty in psychoneuroimmunology. He completed his pre-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital.