Maryrose Coiner is a clinical psychologist with a full-time private practice in Framingham. She also consults to the Massachusetts Infant and Child Death Bereavement Program at the Massachusetts Center for Sudden Infant Death and serves on one of the state's child fatality review boards. Throughout her career as a psychologist, Maryrose has been a proponent of quality housing options and quality treatment for clients with psychiatric challenges. As chair of Advocates' program committee, her focus broadened to being a proponent for quality programming for all recipients of Advocates services.
Maryrose earned a doctor of philosophy degree in psychology from Yale University in 1978, and worked from 1980 to 1990 at Framingham Union Hospital as staff psychologist on the inpatient psychiatric unit. She joined Advocates’ Board of Directors in 1992, when Together, Inc. in Marlboro became a part of Advocates. Maryrose had served on the Together Board of Directors since 1983 and was instrumental in its licensing as an outpatient mental health clinic.