Meet the therapists and interns in our Boston office
Inna Khazan, Ph.D., BCB
Founder of the Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback, located in downtown Boston, MA, Dr. Khazan is a licensed clinical psychologist, board certified in biofeedback. She has over 20 years of experience in helping people overcome challenges and improve their health, wellbeing and professional performance. Dr. Khazan is an expert in biofeedback, mindfulness and compassion-based approaches to treatment.
Dr. Khazan is a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, where she teaches mindfulness and biofeedback, and supervises clinical psychology interns.
Dr. Khazan is internationally known as a pioneer in mindfulness-based biofeedback. She is a popular speaker at national and international conferences on the topics of biofeedback and mindfulness. Dr. Khazan has conducted biofeedback and mindfulness trainings for notable institutions in the US and abroad, including the US Navy Special Warfare, US Army Special Forces, and the Stuttgart Opera and Ballet Company.
Dr. Khazan serves as president of the board of directors for Institute for Meditation of Psychotherapy (IMP), and board member for the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback (AAPB), and Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA), where she is currently chair elect.
Dr. Khazan is the author of numerous publications including her most recent book Biofeedback and Mindfulness in Everyday Life: Practical Solutions for Improving Your Health and Performance, published by W. W. Norton and the highly-regarded Clinical Handbook of Biofeedback: A Step-by-Step Guide to Training and Practice with Mindfulness, published by Wiley Blackwell.
Jenae Spencer, LMHC, BCB, RYT
Jenae Spencer, LMHC, BCB, RYT is a therapist licensed to practice in Massachusetts, New York, and Virginia, and a 200-hour certified yoga instructor. Since graduating with a Masters in Theology and Masters in Counseling in 2007, Jenae has been passionate about helping people improve their health and wellbeing and regain hope. She believes that the physical, mental, and spiritual bodies are intrinsically connected and incorporates mind/body techniques to treat the whole person. From our Boston office Jenae works with people experiencing anxiety, depression, sleep difficulties, and chronic pain. She is particularly dedicated to helping people heal from the effects of trauma on the body and daily functioning. Jenae also helps people navigate issues with personal and professional relationships, establish and maintain boundaries with difficult people, and adjust to changing life circumstances.
Jenae is an expert in somatic therapy approaches that include biofeedback, trauma-sensitive yoga, and mindfulness. She trained at the Trauma Institute in trauma-sensitive yoga, grounded in trauma theory, attachment theory, and neuroscience. She is Board Certified in Biofeedback by Biofeedback Certification International Alliance (BCIA), and holds a certificate in biofeedback from HeartMath. She is also trained in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and incorporates these skills into her therapy services. Prior to joining Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback, Jenae has worked in multiple settings that include inpatient psychiatric facilities, in-home family counseling services, and with the US Military as a counselor for active-duty soldiers’ children and families both stateside and abroad.
Jenna Hickey, LICSW
Jenna Hickey, LICSW specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, anxiety, depression, trauma, and women’s issues. Jenna is passionate about exploring the complex relationship between mind and body. She uses a wide range of interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, to provide the most effective, evidence-based and client-centered care. Jenna’s strengths-based approach is grounded in mindfulness, and focuses on partnering with clients to offer compassionate support throughout the growth process. Jenna is currently pursuing Board Certification in Biofeedback.
Prior to joining the team at Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback, Jenna has worked in inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care, treating a multitude of populations, ranging from young adolescents to older adults. Her clinical experience includes working with clients struggling with mood disorders, substance use, psychotic disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorders. In recent years, Jenna has specialized in eating disorder treatment, focusing on body image and identity work.
Ramya Kommu, intern
Ramya Kommu is an intern at the Boston Center for Health Psychology and Biofeedback. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Behavioral Neuroscience from George Mason University. She is currently completing her Master's degree at Boston University. Ramya is interested in becoming a Clinical Psychologist.
Hiring Licensed Psychologists and Social Workers
We are looking to add to the team of therapists at our Boston office. If you are passionate about helping people live better more fulfilled lives, if you are committed to growing and learning as a therapist, and if you interested in joining a non-judgmental, kind, and compassionate team, please email your cover letter and CV/resume to the email address at the top right of this web page. Requirements to apply: 1) Independently licensed as a psychologist, licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), or licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW). 2) Experience in mindfulness and/or compassion-based therapy, health psychology, and/or cognitive behavioral therapy. 3) Experience with biofeedback is a plus, but not required (training will be provided). 4) Willingness to work full time (20-25 clinical hours per week), including at least 1 evening.
What We Treat
Our therapists provide treatment for anxiety disorders, depression, insomnia, trauma, chronic pain and other medically related conditions. We also help our clients effectively navigate challenges that come along with relationships, life changes, work-related stress, pregnancy, postpartum, and parenting, as well as with general life issues.
In the Media
We are frequently featured in the news on various topics related to mental health, wellness, and performance excellence.