Morgan Lilith McGillicuddy, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

72 E. Concord Street


Dr. McGillicuddy is a clinical psychologist and serves as Health Behavior Coordinator at VA Boston Healthcare System, primarily at the Brockton Division. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of Maine, completed a pre-doctoral internship at VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University/Providence VA Medical Center. Dr. McGillicuddy offers supervision to trainees in Behavioral Medicine, and works directly with Primary Care, Behavioral Medicine, and the Office of Patient Centered Care.

Dr. McGillicuddy’s clinical and research interests are in the use of evidence-based, patient-centered interventions to promote health behavior change (e.g., weight management, tobacco cessation) and self-management of chronic medical conditions. She participates in various program improvement projects, and offers training and coaching to medical staff in the use of patient-centered communication strategies. Dr. McGillicuddy maintains a particular interest in increasing medical staff use of clinician coaching services and patient-centered communication strategies during medical visits.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Maine, PhD
  • University of Maine, MA
  • Simmons College, BA


  • Published on 4/11/2022

    Ametrano RM, McGillicuddy ML, Sanyal S, Topor DR. Training Interprofessional Staff in Whole Health Clinical Care at the Veterans Health Administration. Glob Adv Health Med. 2022; 11:2164957X221092361. PMID: 35433116.

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  • Published on 6/19/2015

    Craner JR, Martinson AA, Sigmon ST, McGillicuddy ML. Prevalence of Sexual Trauma History Using Behaviorally Specific Methods of Assessment in First Year College Students. J Child Sex Abus. 2015; 24(5):484-505. PMID: 26090864.

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  • Published on 1/1/2014

    Craner JR, Sigmon ST, McGillicuddy ML. Does a disconnect occur between research and practice for premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) diagnostic procedures? Women Health. 2014; 54(3):232-44. PMID: 24512469.

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  • Published on 9/1/2013

    Craner J, Sigmon S, Martinson A, McGillicuddy M. Perceptions of health and somatic sensations in women reporting premenstrual syndrome and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2013 Sep; 201(9):780-5. PMID: 23995034.

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  • Published on 6/24/2013

    Craner JR, Sigmon ST, Martinson AA, McGillicuddy ML. Premenstrual disorders and rumination. J Clin Psychol. 2014 Jan; 70(1):32-47. PMID: 23798035.

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  • Published on 3/1/2013

    Fulford D, Feldman G, Tabak BA, McGillicuddy M, Johnson SL. Positive Affect Enhances the Association of Hypomanic Personality and Cognitive Flexibility. Int J Cogn Ther. 2013 Mar 01; 6(1):1-16. PMID: 24049557.

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  • Published on 12/24/2012

    Martinson AA, Sigmon ST, Craner J, Rothstein E, McGillicuddy M. Processing of intimacy-related stimuli in survivors of sexual trauma: the role of PTSD. J Interpers Violence. 2013 Jun; 28(9):1886-908. PMID: 23266991.

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  • Published on 1/1/2012

    Lodis C, Sigmon ST, Martinson A, Craner J, McGillicuddy M & Hale B. Is collegiate athletic participation a protective factor in seasonality?. Journal of Clinical Sports Psychology. 2012; 6(2):113-128.

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