Emily Carol, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Emily Carol, Ph.D.

Clinical Expertise

Dr. Carol specializes in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for adolescents and adults who are seeking support to manage mood, anxiety, psychosis, college mental health, life transitions, grief, sleep, and family concerns. She particularly enjoys working with young adults and college students who are experiencing mental health symptoms for the first time. Dr. Carol also specializes in working with caregivers or loved ones of individuals who have a diagnosis of serious mental illness, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. In her work, Dr. Carol creates a space where her clients feel safe and supported as they develop a deeper understanding of themselves, strengthen coping skills, and create meaningful change in their lives.


Dr. Carol received her PhD in clinical psychology from University of Colorado Boulder, and she completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. Her training at McLean Hospital included working in the Behavioral Health Partial Program, the College Mental Health Program, and the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Division. She also completed a two-year advanced clinical practicum at the Sutherland Bipolar Center in Boulder, Colorado

Research and Teaching

In addition to her work with CPG, Dr. Carol is a staff psychologist in the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Division at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychology at Harvard Medical school. Dr. Carol’s research, which has been published and presented at numerous national conferences, focuses early identification and interventions for emerging symptoms of psychosis with an emphasis on family and biological stress systems.


  • Mount Holyoke College, BA
  • University of Colorado Boulder, PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, Predoctoral Internship
  • Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship

Areas of Expertise

Mood and anxiety disorders, psychosis, college mental health, grief, life transitions, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Family Focused Therapy (FFT).