Rebecca Bernat, LICSW has been the Director of Walden Behavioral Care's Braintree Clinic since it opened in February of 2012. In this role, she is responsible for providing clinical, administrative and fiscal oversight and development for the clinic.
Formerly, she worked for 10 years as a Clinical Administrator at Germaine Lawrence, a treatment center for adolescent girls with complex behavioral, psychological and learning challenges. During this time, Ms. Bernat obtained extensive understanding, training and skills in dialectical and cognitive behavioral therapy, family-based treatment and adolescent development. Additionally over the last 2 year she has managed an outpatient practice in Brookline, working with Adolescent girls and facilitating DBT treatment. She also sits on a consultation team at McLean's hospital weekly and provides outpatient clinical supervision. She earned her Master's degree from Simmons College and has been DBT trained through Marsha Linehan's Behavioral tech LLC.
Walden Psychiatric Associates is a private outpatient practice affiliated with Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Mass., a private psychiatric hospital that treats eating disorders and psychiatric disorders. It is the only facility in New England that provides inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care for patients with eating disorders. By treating mental and physical conditions concurrently, Walden helps achieve lasting results for those who seek a meaningful recovery. In addition, Walden has several eating disorder satellite clinics in Braintree, Northampton, Peabody, Waltham, and Worcester, Mass., and South Windsor, Conn.