Dr. Richard Chasin M.D., Psychiatrist

Dr. Richard Chasin M.D.

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

2 Appleton St Cambridge MA, 02138


Richard Chasin, MD, is an established psychiatrist with a private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received his medical degree at Harvard Medical School and trained at Tufts Medical Center. He has 40 years of experience and is board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. A member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Dr. Chasin is a Founding Associate of the Public Conversations Project. He was a founding director of Harvard's Center for Psychology and Social Change and, in collaboration with Rick Lee, PhD, the psychological component of the intensive Harvard Law School course on negotiation that is available to all graduate students at Harvard.

Education and Training

MD at Harvard Medical School

Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 1960

Harvard Medical School 1960

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Psychiatry

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 44 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Adult Psychiatry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School, 1985-2010 -
  • Wrote Curriculum, Harvard Medical School -


  • Mass Mntl Hlth Ctr, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Mass Mntl Hlth Ctr, Psychiatry; New England Med Ctr Hosps, Internal Medicine  
  • Tufts Medical Center (New England) Program   


  • Tufts Medical Center

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Her passion, interest and her mother's depression when she was 14 years old.

Favorite professional publications

  • New England Journal of Medicine

Dr. Richard Chasin M.D.'s Practice location

2 Appleton St -
Cambridge, MA 02138
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