Dr. John Gunderson MD Patient Reviews

Overall Rating

2.4
  • 8 patient ratings
  • 5 reviews

Last 12 months:

2.5 (+ 0.1)

5 Patient Reviews

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    13%
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  • Highly Dissatisfied
    63%
  • Wait Time 10 minutes
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1.0 of 5
March 22nd, 2016
Unprofessional and Unscientific
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He had staff pull me out of bed at McLean's Short Term Unit and bring me upstairs, where he interrogated me in front of a bunch of students. He offered a poorly thought out diagnosis after only talking with me for 7 minutes, billed me 300 dollars, and sent me back downstairs. I am a licensed mental health clinician, and I would never act with the same negligence as this so-called professional. Individuals like him are the reason Psychology has such a difficult time maintaining legitimacy in the public eye over scientific fields such as Neuroscience and Behaviorism.
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5.0 of 5
June 13th, 2013
He's wonderful. Honest but wonderful.
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5 minutes
I love Dr. Gunderson. Ive seen him for quite a while now and I can state without reservation that he has changed my life. He's sometimes harsh but every time I have left his office upset I get home and realize "oh god, he's right." He sees through facades and falsity. He's a brilliant, funny and ultimately very caring. I have been in outpatient at Mclean, and in my experience those who don't like him are irked by his advice--often they don't want to hear what he has to say--which is brutally honest. He never panders. It's not him, it's them--a combination of textbook BPD hypersensitivity and the tragic state of denial that so many patients make their home. There are many patients at McLean who do love him. i know them well. Thank you Dr. G.
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1.0 of 5
September 5th, 2011
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If you are a parent looking for help with in an adult child suffering from Borderline Personality Disorder, read his publictions. They are excellent. I strongly suggest you don't however, make an appointment to see him. See someone else.
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1.0 of 5
January 2nd, 2011
May be a good theoretician, but a dangerous clinician
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20 minutes
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Dr. Gunderson saw me for about an hour when I was in a fragile condition. Without knowing much about me, he proceeded to shred my then-little self-esteem and to pass judgment on things about which he knew nothing. Having not been suicidal previously, I left the meeting with him in a dangerous condition.He was hostile and vindictive. Similar opinions of him were universal among patients I knew at McLean; I spent a year as an outpatient there and never met a patient who didn't loathe him, though doubtless there were some.
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1.0 of 5
July 2nd, 2010
Dr. John G Gunderson Supports Violent Misogynists.
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It gets pretty nasty at Harvard. Avoid it. The doctors are too worried about their careers to provide comprehensive care to the public. They refuse to ...
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