Mohammed Alsubaie, a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at Boston Child Study Center (BCSC), provides individual and group therapy sessions to adolescents, young adults, and their families. His focus is on offering clinical care to individuals experiencing mood and anxiety disorders, emotion regulation difficulties, self-harm, and suicidal thoughts and behaviors, particularly survivors of complex trauma. He is involved in both the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Trauma tracks and utilizes evidence-based interventions, including DBT, acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive processing therapy, and prolonged exposure, to reduce suffering and promote well-being and valued living.
Mohammed earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from King Saud University in Riyadh. He pursued his graduate education in the United States, obtaining a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Notre Dame du Namur University and a master’s degree in psychological science and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Seattle Pacific University. His Ph.D. research focused on the cross-cultural validity of complex trauma and complex PTSD in his home country and how they relate to depression and anxiety.
During his graduate studies, he completed his clinical practica in various settings, including hospitals, schools, community mental health centers, academic medical centers, and private practices, to gain experience working with different populations. He is experienced in delivering evidence-based treatments, conducting neuropsychological and forensic assessments, and providing cultural consultations. Mohammed completed his predoctoral internship at Duke University Medical Center, where he engaged in various rotations that emphasized the practice of DBT and other CBTs, behavioral activation and mindfulness, brief psychotherapy, and inpatient consultations.
Mohammed’s therapy style is contextual and process-based. His aim is to offer a welcoming and accepting environment that acknowledges the different identities of the client. He values the therapeutic relationship and stresses the importance of collaboration in psychotherapy.