Dr. Fairlee Fabrett is a Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School and a clinical psychologist at the Boston Child Study Center and the Adolescent Acute Residential Treatment Program at McLean Hospital. Dr. Fabrett received her B.A. in psychology from University of Arizona before earning her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Arizona State University. She completed her predoctoral internship at Children’s Hospital/ Harvard Medical School before completing a post-doctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital.
Dr. Fabrett has extensive experience in evidence-based assessment and treatment for depression, anxiety, and behavioral disorders (including ADHD) in children and adolescents. Dr. Fabrett has expertise in individual, family and group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
A native of Mexico, Dr. Fabrett also has experience in providing culturally sensitive and effective treatments for individuals and families of minority groups. Dr. Fabrett’s research interests have focused on the impact of acculturation on different outcomes such as adolescents’ academic aspirations and family conflict and on the way cognitive and family processes operate differently among minority populations.