Heather Muir, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellow at the CEDAR Clinic and the ASPIRE Clinic at BIDMC. She conducts diagnostic evaluations, provides individual psychotherapy, and is involved in research at CEDAR.
Clinical Interests: Dr. Muir has worked with individuals with psychosis throughout her training and has provided individual and group therapy services from various clinical frameworks (e.g., CBT, ACT, DBT, interpersonal) in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She is particularly interested in relational, interpersonal, and common factors of psychotherapy and utilizes an integrative and interpersonally-focused approach in her work with patients.
Academic: Dr. Muir earned her undergraduate degree in psychology at University of New Hampshire and her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst under the mentorship of Michael Constantino, Ph.D. She completed her postdoctoral internship at BIDMC/Massachusetts Mental Health Center. She is currently a clinical fellow at Harvard Medical School and an instructor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Her research centers on measurement-based care; psychotherapy process, outcome, and integration; psychotherapy outcomes feedback; common treatment factors; interpersonal variables; and therapist effects. Across these interrelated domains, she has published several empirical articles and book chapters and has disseminated this work at international conferences.