Aliza Stein, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Clinical Expertise

Aliza Stein, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow with Cambridge Psychology Group and McLean
Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is passionate about delivering evidence-based care to
adults with mood and anxiety disorders. Aliza has gained specific expertise in using cognitive
behavioral therapy (CBT) for treating specific phobias, panic, social anxiety, generalized
anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, and depression. She has completed additional training in
Motivational Interviewing (MI), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance and
Commitment Therapy (ACT), which she incorporates into her practice. Aliza aims to provide
collaborative evidence-based therapy tailored to the individual needs of each client. She is
particularly interested in helping individuals implement creative strategies to foster behavior
change at home.

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Aliza is committed to creating a safe and inclusive therapeutic environment that invites discussion of each individuals’ unique values and identities. She is personally and professionally dedicated to an ongoing practice of increasing cultural competence.


Aliza received her B.A. in Psychology at Boston University. Following graduation, Aliza worked as a research assistant in psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. She completed her doctorate in
Clinical Psychology at The University of Texas at Austin and her predoctoral internship at
McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She is currently completing her postdoctoral
fellowship at the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical school.


  • Boston University, BA
  • The University of Texas at Austin, MA
  • The University of Texas at Austin, PhD
  • McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Predoctoral Internship
  • McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Postdoctoral Fellowship (Anticipated graduation in Summer 2023)

Areas of Expertise

Mood and anxiety disorders, Cognitive behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure Therapy


Aliza enjoys hiking, group fitness, audio books, traveling, and spending time with
friends and family.