Morganne Kraines, PhD

Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Research Psychologist, Behavioral Medicine and Addictions Research Butler Hospital


Dr. Kraines is a faculty member in the Department Psychiatry & Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. In addition, she is a clinical psychologist at Brown-affiliated Butler Hospital where she conducts research as a member of the Behavioral Medicine & Addictions Research Program. Dr. Kraines received her doctorate in clinical psychology at Oklahoma State University. She completed her predoctoral clinical psychology internship and her NCCIH-funded F32 postdoctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School. 

Dr. Kraines’ current research focuses on methods and mechanisms of mindfulness-based treatments for mood disorders. She currently serves as the Principal Investigator of an Early Career Development Award from NCCIH (K23AT011388-01A1) which aims to test whether affective executive functioning serves as a mechanism of mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. 

Dr. Kraines is a licensed psychologist, and regularly incorporates mindfulness-based interventions into her clinical work. In addition, Dr. Kraines has taken several MBSR and MBCT courses herself.