“Doctor Joe” was in the original children’s cast of the PBS series ZOOM.
Dr. Joseph Shrand is an Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, the Medical Director of CASTLE (Clean and Sober Teens Living Empowered), a brand new intervention unit for at-risk teens which is part of the highly respected High Point Treatment Center in Brockton, MA., and an Assistant Child Psychiatrist on the medical staff of Massachusetts General Hospital.
Dr. Shrand has served as Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent outpatient program at McLean Hospital, has run several inpatient psychiatric units, and is currently also the Medical Director of the Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit for High Point Treatment Centers in Plymouth. He is also the Medical Director of Road to Responsibility, a community based program that tends to adults with significant developmental disability.
Dr. Shrand routinely gives lectures on Theory of Mind and it’s application to re-conceptualize the behaviors of patients. He gave a similar lecture at the 2008 Annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Chicago to broad acclaim.
Dr. Shrand is currently writing a book for Harvard Health Publications on how to turn our anger into power.
Among colleagues and staff, he is affectionately called “Doctor Joe,” as he was “Joe” in the original children’s cast of the PBS series ZOOM.