Peggy Cynthia MacLean, PhD | Albuquerque, New Mexico Translate
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Peggy MacLean, Ph.D., IMH-III, is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Professor at the UNM Center for Development and Disability. She has appointments in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry. Dr. MacLean completed her M.S. and PhD in Clinical Psychology with Distinction at the University of New Mexico and her B.A. in Psychology at McGill University with Great Distinction. She completed an APA-accredited internship in Clinical Psychology in the UNM Department of Psychiatry in the Early Childhood Track, followed by a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Early Childhood/ Infant Mental Health at the UNM Center for Development and Disability.

Personal Statement

Dr. Maclean's interests focus on improving early identification and preventative efforts in at-risk families of young children. Her emphasis is on providing integrated trauma-informed intervention services that focus on supporting early parent-child relationships, developmental and socio-emotional needs of young children, and parenting needs of families who face adversity. Additionally, Dr. Maclean has specific interest in integrating trauma-informed, early childhood mental-health practices within medical settings, including family medicine, pediatrics, and neonatal intensive care units. Her research interest is focused on the development of emotional regulation and the role of parenting and co-regulation in at-risk early childhood populations.


Child Development
University of New Mexico Hospitals