Emily Kline, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Emily Kline
85 E. Newton St


Dr. Kline is an assistant professor psychiatry at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine and the Director of Psychological Services at the Wellness and Recovery After Psychosis Program at Boston Medical Center. She is a licensed psychologist trained in both child and adult intervention. She has published over 30 peer reviewed papers and several book chapters on early psychosis prediction, detection, diagnosis, and treatment.


  • University of Maryland, PhD
  • University of Maryland, MA
  • Harverford College, BA


  • Published on 6/17/2022

    Kline ER, Thibeau H, Sanders AS, Davis BJ, Fenley A, McIntyre T, English K, Keshavan MS. The School of Hard Talks: A telehealth parent training group for caregivers of adolescents and young adults. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2022 Jun 17. PMID: 35715966.

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  • Published on 1/16/2022

    Kline ER, Ferrara M, Li F, D'Souza DC, Keshavan M, Srihari VH. Timing of cannabis exposure relative to prodrome and psychosis onset in a community-based first episode psychosis sample. J Psychiatr Res. 2022 03; 147:248-253. PMID: 35066293.

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  • Published on 1/4/2022

    Srihari VH, Ferrara M, Li F, Kline E, Gülöksüz S, Pollard JM, Cahill JD, Mathis WS, Yoviene Sykes L, Walsh BC, McDermott G, Seidman LJ, Gueorguieva R, Woods SW, Tek C, Keshavan MS. Reducing the Duration of Untreated Psychosis (DUP) in a US Community: A Quasi-Experimental Trial. Schizophr Bull Open. 2022 Jan; 3(1):sgab057. PMID: 35295656.

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  • Published on 9/16/2021

    Millman ZB, West ML, Thibeau H, Sanders AS, Guyer M, Keshavan M, Lilly M, Friedman-Yakoobian M, Woodberry KA, Johnson KA, Kline ER. Changes in community providers' screening behaviours, referral practices, and clinical confidence following participation in an early psychosis educational campaign. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2022 Jul; 16(7):744-751. PMID: 34532946.

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  • Published on 8/28/2021

    Kline ER, Johnson KA, Szmulewicz A, Davis BJ, Sanders AS, Friedman-Yakoobian M, Ongur D, Stepansky M, Williamson AN, Guyer M, Keshavan M. "Real-world" first-episode psychosis care in Massachusetts: Lessons learned from a pilot implementation of harmonized data collection. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2022 Jun; 16(6):678-682. PMID: 34453486.

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  • Published on 5/4/2021

    Ferrara M, Guloksuz S, Mathis WS, Li F, Lin IH, Syed S, Gallagher K, Shah J, Kline E, Tek C, Keshavan M, Srihari VH. First help-seeking attempt before and after psychosis onset: measures of delay and aversive pathways to care. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2021 Aug; 56(8):1359-1369. PMID: 33948678.

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  • Published on 4/1/2021

    Kline ER, Thibeau H, Sanders AS, English K, Davis BJ, Fenley AR, Keshavan MS. Motivational Interviewing for Loved Ones in Early Psychosis: Development and Pilot Feasibility Trial of a Brief Psychoeducational Intervention for Caregivers. Front Psychiatry. 2021; 12:659568. PMID: 33868061.

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  • Published on 2/19/2021

    Johnson KA, Guyer M, Öngür D, Friedman-Yakoobian M, Kline E, Carol E, Davis B, Keshavan M. Early intervention in psychosis: Building a strategic roadmap for Massachusetts. Schizophr Res. 2021 03; 229:43-45. PMID: 33611222.

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  • Published on 11/8/2020

    Browne J, Sanders AS, Friedman-Yakoobian M, Guyer M, Keshavan M, Kim B, Kline E. Implementation case study: Multifamily group intervention in first-episode psychosis programs. Early Interv Psychiatry. 2021 10; 15(5):1362-1368. PMID: 33161640.

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  • Published on 5/20/2020

    Kline ER. Commentary: Expressed emotion as a mechanistic target in psychosis early intervention. Schizophr Res. 2020 08; 222:8-9. PMID: 32446702.

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