Dr. Barbara Burton is a Harvard-trained, board-certified psychiatrist with a practice based in Brookline, MA. She holds physician licensure in Massachusetts and New York, and offers psychiatric diagnostic evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapy services to adults throughout both states.
Her practice is designed to support rapid evaluation of new patients and flexible scheduling with established patients, including the ability to accommodate urgent appointments when needed. She works with patients in person at her office in Brookline, MA and also remotely via telehealth.
Dr. Burton's treatment philosophy incorporates each patient's own unique values and goals, using an open, warm, and practical approach. She believes that treatment should be individualized and collaborative, and that patients and psychiatrists should work together as a team to guide treatment. In addition to adult psychiatry, she has subspecialized training in forensic psychiatry, which prepared her to adeptly manage complex and elusive psychiatric symptoms.
Dr. Burton treats a wide variety of conditions, with an emphasis on depression and anxiety disorders. She also has a special clinical interest in issues unique to individuals with high-stress professions (i.e. business leaders, attorneys, physicians), including burnout, sleep and concentration disruption, relationships, and identity.
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Burnout - Managing and recovering from stressors that lead to feelings of decreased motivation and disconnection from the self; practicing effective self-care and finding ways to relax both physically and mentally
Life purpose & meaning - Exploring one’s beliefs and values around life purpose, meaning, and spirituality; addressing the barriers to living a life that feels fulfilling, including instigating change or developing new habits
Work stress - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Entrepreneur mental health - Processing through the emotional highs and lows of running a business; learning about one’s values and exploring how these values impact the decisions that one makes for the business
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Years of Experience: 6 years
Barbara Burton MD LLC, Private Practice, 2022 - Present
University of Massachusetts Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship (1 Year), MD, 2022
Harvard Medical School BIDMC Psychiatry Residency (4 Years), MD, 2021
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certification, 2021
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, MD, 2017
Texas Tech University, BA, 2013
New York: 321425