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Dr. Austin is a psychologist who specializes in helping patients adapt to illness, manage their chronic illnesses and support healthy lifestyles to prevent or reduce the impact of illness.Dr. Austin completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychobiology from Mount Holyoke College, a Master of Arts in Applied Psychology from Concordia University in Montréal and her Doctor of Clinical Psychology degree from the University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology.  She went on to complete a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Austin has a wealth of prior experience. Since 2000 she has worked in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center and served as Director of Clinical Health Psychology.