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Alison Potter, MD


  • Graduated Stanford University with a degree in Biology and with Honors in Humanities

  • Medical degree from: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, taking an extra year to do clerkships and travel around the world.

  • Medical Internship at Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, Massachusetts, under the auspices of the Harvard Medical System.

  • Adult Psychiatry Residency at Beth Israel Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship , and McLean Hospital, both also under the auspices of Harvard.

  • Served as Medical Director of a local Mental Health Clinic, and for many years taught a course in Play Therapy through Boston University.

I have been seeing patients for over thirty years in private practice