about dr. albright
Brittany Albright MD, MPH is a Harvard trained, board certified adult psychiatrist with a long standing interest in the complexities of the human mind and behavior. She began her training in biology and sociology as an undergraduate at the Emory University. Dr. Albright's passion for psychiatry further developed as a medical student at the University of New Mexico, where she obtained her medical degree and a master’s degree in public health. She was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society representing the top 25% of her medical school class.
Dr. Albright completed psychiatric training at the number one adult psychiatry residency in the country, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital (http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals/rankings/psychiatry). While in training, her interest in combined psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacologic treatments deepened. Her patients taught her the value of individualized assessment and need for specified treatment based on the uniqueness of the individual’s psychology. As a result, Dr. Albright sought advanced training and supervision in a variety of psychotherapeutic modalities, including Mentalization Based Psychotherapy, Good Psychiatric Management for Borderline Personality Disorder, and Motivational Interviewing. Moreover, Dr. Albright served as Chief Resident of Addiction Psychiatry at MGH/McLean whereby she pursued training in combined medication and psychotherapy treatment of individuals with substance use disorders. After residency, she completed fellowship training specializing in addiction psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dr. Albright has had a very active research career, presenting 20 different research projects at national scientific meetings and publishing 16 manuscripts in national medical journals. Another one of her passions revolves around her interest in using animals to alleviate symptoms of psychiatric disorders. She can prescribe emotional support animals when appropriate.
Dr. Albright’s goal is to provide high quality, collaborative patient-centered care, supporting and advocating for her clients, offering a variety of evidence-based treatment options, and only using medications when necessary. She treats a wide range of patients from diverse backgrounds and ages 14+. She believes in treating psychiatric disorders using a multi modal approach based on the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual model.