Michelle West

Dr. West is an Instructor in Psychology of Harvard Medical School, at Massachusetts Mental Health Center Public Psychiatry Division of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She has experience working with people with psychotic illnesses in clinical, research, and forensic contexts, at all stages of development of psychotic symptoms. Her research has focused on stigma and self-stigma of mental illness, as well as multiple projects focused on serious mental illness (e.g., peer support services, coping). Additionally, Dr. West does outreach presentations to raise awareness about new advances in early detection and treatment of early signs of psychosis.