Faculty: Terrie Burda, PsyD

Terrie Burda

Terrie Burda, PsyD

Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology Department

Faculty, Forensic Psychology Concentration

617-327-6777 x1226
Work Space 205B
Degree Major/Emphasis Institution
PsyD Clinical Psychology William James College
BA Syracuse University Syracuse, NY


  • Projective Methods
  • Advanced Projective Methods
  • Rorschach Essentials
  • TAT Analysis
  • Therapeutic Assessment: Intervention and Practice
  • Integrated Psychological Testing

Research and Practice Interests

  • Therapeutic Assessment
  • Forensic assessment
  • Psychological assessment integration in developing effective therapeutic approaches
  • Suicide and violent risk
  • Treatment outcomes

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider (Massachusetts)
  • Registrant, National Register of Health Service Psychologists
  • Designated Forensic Psychology Certification, Department of Mental Health

Concurrent Leadership, Service and Professional Activities

  • Designated Forensic Psychologist
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital Worcester, MA
  • Member, DMH statewide inpatient 15(b) Quality Improvement Committee.
  • Department of Mental Health – Forensic Division
  • Private Practice in Assessment, Treatment, Supervision, and Consultation

Prior Experience

  • Clinical and Assessment Supervisor – Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical and Assessment Supervisor – University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • Designated Forensic Psychologist, Clinical and Assessment Supervisor – Applied Psychological Services, Medfield, MA
  • Clinician, Fuller Hospital Clinician, Cambridge Associates in Psychotherapy and Mediation
  • Private Practice in Assessment and Treatment

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychology-Law Society
  • Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)
  • International Society of the Rorschach and Projective Methods
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration