Dr. Jeremy Clyman is a clinical psychologist at in Arlington, Massachusetts specializing in anxiety, depression, OCD and panic, as well as distress due to romantic and work difficulties, and major life transitions. He also specializes in healthy adapting to trauma, divorce, and the death/dying process. Dr. Clyman sees teenagers, young adults, students, and adults, and works through a cognitive-interpersonal lens. His treatment approach is integrative, drawing predominantly from behavioral therapies such as CBT, DBT and ACT.
Dr. Clyman received his bachelor's from Union College, and his doctorate in clinical psychology from Yeshiva University. He provided clinical services to veterans while on internship at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA hospital, and he worked with high-conflict divorced families as a post-doctoral fellow at the Child and Family Psychological Evaluation Service. He has published articles in academic journals on LGBT issues, and writes about Psychology in Cinema for various publications.
Distress due to work difficulties - Managing overwhelming stress and expectations; increasing effective ways of restoring and maintaining emotional stability and health; addressing challenging relationships with coworkers and bosses
Relationship issues - Feeling unsatisfied in your partnership; communication challenges; addressing issues of power and voice; contemplation of separation; questioning one’s place in the relationship; breakups, friendships, dating
Divorce - How to talk to children about divorce, coparenting, communication in the post-separation process
Compulsive behaviors - Including compulsive overeating, compulsive spending
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - Using exposure and response prevention to help clients confront OCD, e.g. concern with and/or fear of germs and becoming 'contaminated'
Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Depression - Sleep and energy disruption, overall mood disturbance, inability to enjoy yourself, and difficulty being motivated, amongst many other symptoms
Student concerns - Working with college and graduate students on adjusting to school, work-life balance, academic issues
Major life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care
Death and dying process - Assessing mood, mental functioning and pain; providing end-of-life counseling to the dying and their families; and advocating for good medical care
Existential challenges/crises - Questioning purpose, spirituality, existence; finding one’s path and voice, especially when it differs from society's expectations
Family issues - Includes helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children; helping young adults navigate family issues
Parenting - Helping parents with their own issues within the context of supporting children
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Private practice, 2018 - Present
Kendall Psychological, Psychologist, 2015 - 2018
Child and Family Psychological Evaluation Service of William James College, Postdoctoral fellow, 2013 - Present
Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial, Clinical intern, 2012 - 2013
Yeshiva University, PsyD, Clinical Psychology, 2012
Union College, BA, 2005