Abigail M. McNally, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist and Psychoanalyst
About Dr. Abigail McNally
* BA in Psychology from Brown University
* MA in Psychology from Boston University
* Ph.D. in Psychology from Boston University
* Internship at Harvard Medical School's Massachusetts Mental Health Center
* Post-Graduate Fellowship at Harvard University's Bureau of Study Counsel
* Post-Graduate Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP)
* 4-year Advanced Training Program in Adult Psychoanalysis at MIP
Having maintained a private practice in Harvard Square for over fifteen years, Dr. McNally has held several additional clinic- and university-based positions. She formerly served as Assistant Clinical Director of the Laurel Hill Inn Residential Eating Disorder Treatment Center, as the Post-Doctoral Psychology Training Director at Two Brattle Center, as Clinical Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School, and Clinical Instructor at the Smith College School of Social Work. She has also held adjunct assistant professorships at Boston University and Lasell College. Dr. McNally is currently a supervisor and faculty member of the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis (MIP).
An active leader in her professional community, Dr. McNally has previously served as Secretary, Member-at-Large, and Membership Chair of the Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology. At the Massachusetts Institute for Psychoanalysis, she has served as a Board Representative and as Co-Chair of the Curriculum Committee, and will serve as Co-Chair of Admissions in the Fall of 2020. She is also a past winner of the UTRA Teaching and Research Fellowship at Brown University and of the American Psychoanalytic Association's Early Career Fellowship.
Dr. McNally has presented at the Massachusetts Association for Psychoanalytic Psychology, the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration, the American Psychoanalytic Association, the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Research Society on Alcoholism. Current theoretical interests include psychotherapy integration, complexity theory, and dissociative experience.