AbbyAltman

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Dr
Abby
Altman
Associate Psychologist
Business Information
Business name: 
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Address line 1: 
221 Longwood Avenue, 4th Floor
Town/City: 
Boston
State: 
Massachusetts
Postcode/zip code: 
02115
Country: 
United States
Contact Information
Email address: 
analtman@partners.org

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About Me

Dr. Altman is a licensed psychologist currently working as an Associate Psychologist at Brigham and Women's Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry. She is also appointed at the level of Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Altman received her doctoral degree (PhD) in Counseling Psychology from Lehigh University. She served as a Clinical Fellow at Harvard Medical School while completing a post-doctoral fellowship at VA Boston/Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Altman has generalized training in general psychiatry (e.g., Anxiety disorders, Mood disorders), as well as specializations in health/medical psychology (including a focus on health behavior change), substance abuse, and geropsychology/ neuropsychology. She has trained numerous disciplines in Motivational Interviewing, including nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, physicians, chiropractors, hair stylists/ aestheticians, personal trainers, nutritionists, and social workers. Dr. Altman offers introductory to advanced trainings, supervision and coaching in MI, and coding services and training. She has worked with groups both large and small. Dr. Altman conducts research on Motivational Interviewing and is involved in projects implementing organizational change and program development utilizing MI theory and techniques.

Training Interests
MI within general psychiatric care (anxiety/mood disorder), Behavior change (health/life decisions), substance abuse, health psychology, multiculturalism, and aging related concerns (caregiver strain, healthy aging, cognitive difficulties)
Training language 1: 
English

History

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6 years 8 months
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