About Dr. Monica
Dr. Monica O’Neal is a Harvard trained Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Relationship Expert, and Media Consultant. She completed her schooling and training at various prestigious institutions in the East Coast including: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The George Washington University, and Harvard Medical School. Because her 14 years of direct clinical experience, she maintains a thriving private practice in the Back Bay in Boston. Popularly known as "Dr. Monica," she specializes in the treatment of relationship challenges and interpersonal conflicts. People often seek her help when faced with a variety of relationship issues, including infidelity/commitment issues, difficult breakups, marriageability, and interracial/cultural relationship issues, among many other. When Dr. Monica isn’t at her clinical practice, she is a lecturer at Harvard’s Medical School and has previously served 4 years as a Staff Psychologist with Harvard University’s Health Services.
Aside from her clinical work, Dr. Monica shares her expertise consultanting for various media outlets. She has been featured in local and national television programs, documentary films, and various print journals such as “Cosmopolitan,” “Women’s Health,” and “BuzzFeed.” She is a frequent guest blogger for The Boston Globe, often writing articles surrounding the complexity and depth of dating and relationships and other mental health concerns, combining her knowledge of clinical research and real-life experiences in love and dating. You can also often hear Dr. Monica on Boston’s AMP Radio’s “The TJ Show” as she is one of their favorite “go-to” psychologists because of her relatable, honest and humorous expert commentary.
Dr. Monica is an avid city dweller taking in all Boston has to offer. She is an avid foodie and welcomes recommendations for any local dining gems, but a week doesn't go by where you won't find Dr. Monica hitting her favorite pilates and cycling studios.