David A. Perna, PhD
Dr. Perna is a licensed psychologist who primarily treats patients who suffer from anger disorders, complex mental health issues, and learning challenges (Including college/vocational transition concerns). His approach to treatment is guided by an appreciation of how his patients' learning challenges intersect with a variety of perceived or actual environmental stressors.
Dr. Perna maintains an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School, as a Guest Lecturer, and is a Clinical Associate at McLean Hospital, the medical school's largest psychiatric teaching facility. He is the founder and owner of Copernican Clinical Services. He has been in practice for more than 20 years.
Qualifications: Dr. Perna is the former Director of the Child/Adolescent Anger Management Program at McLean Hospital where he worked with children/adolescents in a variety of clinical settings (outpatient and inpatient units as well as an acute residential treatment program).
Dr. Perna's Curriculum Vitae: Perna-Resume (Please Click)
44 Thornton Street
Newton, MA 02458
35 Bedford Street
Suite #8, Courtyard Entrance
Lexington, MA 02420
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