Acute Care

Jennifer Michaels, MD

Medical Director
The Brien Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Dr. Michaels is the Medical Director of the Brien Center, an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and an attending psychiatrist at Berkshire Medical Center.

She is a frequent guest on Public Radio, WAMC, and is a committed community educator on topics related to addiction, mental health and mindfulness. Dr. Michaels has been treating people with mental health and addiction issues for over 25 years.

Dr. Michaels is dual board certified in adult and addiction psychiatry. She is a national mentor for the Physician Clinical Support System, a program providing training and education to physicians treating people with addictions. She received her medical degree from NYU School of Medicine.