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Anne A. Alarie Psy.D.

Dr. Alarie received her BA in Psychology Magna Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo before obtaining her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Dr. Alarie then received a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. Dr. Alarie is also certified to provide EMDR and has other advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Behavioral Therapy and Psychological Trauma and Domestic Violence.…

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Dr. Alarie received her BA in Psychology Magna Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo before obtaining her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Dr. Alarie then received a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver. Dr. Alarie is also certified to provide EMDR and has other advanced training in Acceptance and Commitment Behavioral Therapy and Psychological Trauma and Domestic Violence.

Availability

Dr. Alarie is available in our Weymouth office on Tuesdays and Thursdays and in our Norwood office on Fridays.

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Julia Berkman Ph.D.

Julia Berkman, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Berkman graduated from Brown University. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Clark University. Dr. Berkman completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital, with a specialization in pediatric psychology. During her fellowships, Dr. Berkman held appointments at Harvard and Brown Medical Schools.…

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Julia Berkman, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Berkman graduated from Brown University. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Clark University. Dr. Berkman completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Brown Medical School/Rhode Island Hospital, with a specialization in pediatric psychology. During her fellowships, Dr. Berkman held appointments at Harvard and Brown Medical Schools. She is the author of several scholarly papers and has presented internationally.

Services Provided

Dr. Berkman provides individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as family therapy. She has experience in the treatment of a wide range of mental and behavioral health problems, with specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy for: sleep, eating, and anxiety disorders and coping with chronic medical issues including pain disorders, Crohn’s Disease, Colitis, Irritable Bowel Disease and other gastrointestinal disorders.

Availability

Dr. Berkman is available in our Norwood office on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

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David Blustein Ph.D.

David L. Blustein, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. He received a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, in 1985. He was on the Counseling Psychology faculty at the State University of New York-Albany for 14 years. Dr. Blustein joined the faculty in the Department of Counseling, Developmental,…

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David L. Blustein, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. He received a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, in 1985. He was on the Counseling Psychology faculty at the State University of New York-Albany for 14 years. Dr. Blustein joined the faculty in the Department of Counseling, Developmental, and Educational Psychology at Boston College in 1999 where is currently a full time tenured professor. He is a fellow of Division 17 of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Blustein has received numerous awards for his work including the APA Division of Counseling Psychology Early Career Scientist-Practitioner Award and the John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Personality and Career Research.

Dr. Blustein also the author of many scholarly articles, research reports, and book chapters and The Psychology of Working: A New Perspective for Career Development, Counseling, and Public Policy (Published by Lawrence Erlbaum, 2006). He has presented and lectured internationally.

Services Provided

Dr. Blustein provides services for individuals, institutions and corporations as an employee of Child & Family Psychological Services. He provides assessment, counseling and career development services with an emphasis on:

  • general mental health issues including depression, anxiety, relationships
  • school to work/career transitions
  • identifying & implementing career interests and skills
  • career choice and decision making
  • work based life transitions
  • the interface between work and other life aspects
  • managing mid-life career challenges
  • balancing work & family
  • optimizing work performance
  • understanding cultural issues in the workplace
  • developing managerial and supervisory skills
  • assisting employees/employers with layoffs and terminations/outplacement
  • fostering positive interpersonal skills in managers and executives

Availability

Dr. Blustein is available in our Norwood office only on Fridays.

Insurance Networks

Assessment and counseling specifically for career development services is generally not a medically necessary services and is therefore not covered by most health plans. However, career counseling in the context of the treatment of a diagnosed psychiatric condition may be considered medically necessary and may be covered by a health plan. When providing medically necessary psychotherapy/counseling, Dr. Blustein is a participating provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim and United Behavioral Health.

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E. Thomaseo Burton Ph.D.

Dr. Burton earned a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Public Health at Purdue University. He completed a pre-doctoral internship in Pediatric/Child Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital. During internship and postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Burton held an appointment as a Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Services Provided

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Dr. Burton earned a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and a Masters degree in Public Health at Purdue University. He completed a pre-doctoral internship in Pediatric/Child Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital. During internship and postdoctoral fellowship, Dr. Burton held an appointment as a Fellow at Harvard Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. Burton specializes in the treatment of children, adolescents, and adults experiencing or adjusting to medical illness. He has expertise in working with individuals struggling with obesity. Additionally, Dr. Burton has worked extensively with individuals experiencing anxiety, depressive, and adjustment disorders. Dr. Burton employs cognitive-behavioral techniques as well as related stress-reduction techniques such as mindfulness and relaxation training. In his work with individuals, Dr. Burton acknowledges the important roles of family and community to treatment gains, and involves these parties when indicated. Dr. Burton also has a special interest in understanding the importance of cultural concerns in human development and applying this understanding to the clinical process.

Availability

Dr. Burton is available in our Weymouth and Norwood offices.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, Coventry/First Health, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare and Aetna. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. Payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Vanessa Casavant Ph.D.

Vanessa Casavant Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Vanessa Casavant, Ph.D. obtained her doctorate degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science/Chicago Medical School. She completed her internship training and post-doctoral fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center with a specialization in child and pediatric psychology.

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Vanessa Casavant Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Vanessa Casavant, Ph.D. obtained her doctorate degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science/Chicago Medical School. She completed her internship training and post-doctoral fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center with a specialization in child and pediatric psychology.

Services Provided

Dr. Casavant treats a wide variety of behavioral health problems and uses evidence-based psychological treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy for children, adolescents and families. She has worked extensively with pediatric anxiety disorders, including OCD and tic disorders, disruptive behavior disorders, sleep problems, depression and self-injury.  Likewise, Dr. Casavant has expertise providing parent management training and social skills training. She also treats patients coping with medical problems and chronic illness.

Availability

Dr. Casavant is available in our Weymouth, Norwell and Kingston offices.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Casavant currently participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), and Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare).

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Krista Chow Ph.D.

Krista Chow, Ph.D. received her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. She completed an Internship at the University of Michigan Institute for Human Adjustment and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the Cambridge Health Alliance (Harvard Medical School). Dr. Chow is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Health Services Provider.…

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Krista Chow, Ph.D. received her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit Mercy. She completed an Internship at the University of Michigan Institute for Human Adjustment and a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology at the Cambridge Health Alliance (Harvard Medical School). Dr. Chow is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Health Services Provider.

Services Provided

Dr. Chow provides psychological assessment, psychological testing, and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults. In addition, she provides parent guidance/training. Dr. Chow has expertise in the following areas: adoption, anger, bereavement, self-injurious behavior, depression, divorce adjustment, family dysfunction, anxiety, oppositional defiant disorder, parenting, PTSD, reactive attachment, relationship problems, separation anxietystress, and women’s issues.

Dr. Chow provides a range of services for prenatal and postpartum mental health issues.  Services include diagnostic evaluation, individual psychotherapy (short and long term dyadic therapy (mother and baby) and group therapy.  For more information about these services click here.

Availability

Dr. Chow is available in our Norwood office on Tuesday and Wednesday and in our Holliston office on Mondays.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does coverage our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Jennifer E. Clark LICSW

Jennifer Clark, LICSW received her BS in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  Ms. Clark then received a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston College. She has also received an Advanced Graduate Certificate in the Assessment and Treatment of Psycholgical Trauma from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work.  Prior to joining IBA/CFPS Ms.…

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Jennifer Clark, LICSW received her BS in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.  Ms. Clark then received a Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston College. She has also received an Advanced Graduate Certificate in the Assessment and Treatment of Psycholgical Trauma from the Boston University Graduate School of Social Work.  Prior to joining IBA/CFPS Ms. Clark worked as the Child & Family Program Manager and Psychotherapist for Arbour Counseling Services.

Services Provided

Ms. Clark provides assessment and psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults experiencing anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, eating disorders, autism spectrum disorders, interpersonal difficulties and other difficulties.

Availability

Ms. Clark is available in our Weymouth office on a full-time basis.

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Kathleen Coughlin M.Ed., LRC, LMHC

Kathy Coughlin is a Master’s Level Clinician, dually licensed to practice as both a Mental Health Counselor and a Rehabilitation Counselor. She received her Master’s Degree (M.Ed., with a concentration in Counseling Psychology) from Cambridge College in 1986, and served on the faculty there from 1986-1993, teaching graduate level courses in Counseling Psychology.

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Kathy Coughlin is a Master’s Level Clinician, dually licensed to practice as both a Mental Health Counselor and a Rehabilitation Counselor. She received her Master’s Degree (M.Ed., with a concentration in Counseling Psychology) from Cambridge College in 1986, and served on the faculty there from 1986-1993, teaching graduate level courses in Counseling Psychology.

Kathy is experienced both in teaching and in counseling individuals with severe disabilities and chronic complex medical/emotional disorders. Formerly a Special Education teacher, she was one of several teachers selected to help implement Chapter 766 in an institutional setting for severely multiply-handicapped youth, and she later went on to help develop, implement, and coordinate a community-based, education program for institutionalized children, adolescents, and young adults with severe medical, neuro-cognititve, and behavioral disorders.

Kathy worked for 23 years as a counselor for the State of Massachusetts Division of Vocational Rehabilitation, helping adults with physical, cognitive, and psychiatric disabilities to identify their vocational strengths, and to pursue and achieve optimal employment and independent living goals. She is knowledgeable about the public vocational rehabilitation process, and is familiar with the variety of service delivery systems available to individuals in need of public assistance.

Services Provided

Kathy is accustomed to working with individuals with general adjustment issues, as well as with individuals who have complex and challenging health problems, and emotional adjustment issues related to such problems. She is especially sensitive to the demands placed on parents of disabled children, caretakers working with the elderly, and caretakers of, or individuals with terminal illness. She has particular interests in differential diagnosis and the mind-body connection, and utilizes a variety of approaches, including cognitive –behavior therapy, interpersonal therapy, clinical hypnotherapy, and mindfulness-based stress reduction practices to treat adults with either general life-adjustment issues, or major mood disorders (depression/anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD) and other stress-related conditions.

Availability

Ms. Coughlin is available in our Weymouth office.

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Maria Munoz Cunio Ph.D.

Maria Munoz Cunio, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Cunio graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. Dr. Cunio completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School/Veterans Affairs Medical Center with specialty training in Clinical Neuropsychology,…

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Maria Munoz Cunio, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Cunio graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. She received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA. Dr. Cunio completed both her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard Medical School/Veterans Affairs Medical Center with specialty training in Clinical Neuropsychology, Geropsychology and Behavioral Medicine.

Services Provided

Dr. Cunio’s practice is limited to a specialty in the neuropsychological evaluation of adults and geriatric patients. Dr. Cunio is bilingual and provides evaluations for English and Spanish speaking clients.

Availability

Dr. Cunio is available in our Weymouth office.

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Beth DeFrino Psy.D.

She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England. Dr. DeFrino completed her internship training at The University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester State Hospital and post-doctoral fellowship training at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, with a specialization in pediatric and child clinical psychology.

Services Provided

Dr. DeFrino provides parent guidance and family therapy,…

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She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University New England. Dr. DeFrino completed her internship training at The University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester State Hospital and post-doctoral fellowship training at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School, with a specialization in pediatric and child clinical psychology.

Services Provided

Dr. DeFrino provides parent guidance and family therapy, as well as individual treatment for children, adolescents and adults. She has experience treating a wide range of emotional and behavioral health problems, with specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. DeFrino has expertise in treating individuals with ADHD, Generalized Anxiety, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Depression, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Obesity, Encopresis, as well as Depression/Anxiety related to a cancer diagnosis.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

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Lisa DeGrass Ph.D.

Dr. DeGrass received her BA in Psychology from Wake Forest University before completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Clinical Child & Pediatric Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. DeGrass is an expert in treating children and adults with ADHD and related disorders.…

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Dr. DeGrass received her BA in Psychology from Wake Forest University before completing her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She completed her Pre-Doctoral Internship and Post-Doctoral Fellowships in Clinical Child & Pediatric Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Dr. DeGrass is an expert in treating children and adults with ADHD and related disorders. She worked for several years as a clinician and Assistant Director of the AD/HD Clinic at UNCG. Along with Arthur Anastopoulos, Ph.D., Director of the UNCG AD/HD program, Dr. DeGrass has published several research and scholarly texts about AD/HD.

Services Provided

Ages Seen: 0-24 & Adults with ADHD.

Areas of Expertise

Psychotherapy: ADHD, Anger, Anxiety, Aspergers, interpersonal difficulties, Oppositional Defiant, parenting, PDD, Separation Anxiety, Social Phobia, Stress-Related Disorders

Behavioral Medicine: Encopresis, Enuersis, Headache, Medical Coping/Chronic Illness, & Pain, Stress-Related Health Conditions.

Treatment Modalities: Individual, Family & Group Therapy & Psychological Testing

Availability

Dr. DeGrass is available in our Weymouth office Monday-Thursday.

Insurance Networks

Dr. DeGrass is an in-network provider for BCBS, Harvard Pilgrim, United Behavioral Health, United Healthcare, Aetna, CCN/First Health, Medicare, and THP.

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Jeremy Devlin Ph.D.

Jeremy Devlin, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. He received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University. Dr. Devlin completed his pre-doctoral internship at Miami Children’s Hospital and his post-doctoral training at the Institute for Child and Adolescent Development. Before joining our staff he was also a staff clinician at the Institute for Child and Adolescent Development.…

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Jeremy Devlin, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. He received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Suffolk University. Dr. Devlin completed his pre-doctoral internship at Miami Children’s Hospital and his post-doctoral training at the Institute for Child and Adolescent Development. Before joining our staff he was also a staff clinician at the Institute for Child and Adolescent Development.

Services Provided

Dr. Devlin provides individual, group and family psychotherapy with children and adolescents. He treats a wide range of childhood disorders including ADHD, Depression, Generalized Anxiety, Separation Anxiety, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. In addition Dr. Devlin specializes in Behavioral Medicine issues with a particular focus on children who have Cystic FibrosisDiabetesheadachesOsteogenesis ImperfectaSickle Cell pain, Arthritis, and other pain related issuescancer, medical crisis coping, chronic illness, physical disability and terminal illness. He also has expertise in working with children experiencing complicated grieving and social skill deficits. Dr. Devlin is also available for developmentalpsychological, and psycho-educational, and intellectual assessments. He also provides evaluations and consultation related to gifted child educational programs.

Availability

Dr. Devlin is available Monday, Thursday and Friday at our Norwood office and Tuesday and Wednesday at our Holliston office.

Insurance Networks

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan
United Behavioral Health
Aetna

Other networks, including Tufts Health Plan PPO provide payment for this doctor’s services on an out of network basis. We are happy to bill Tufts PPO directly for services provided to their PPO members. However, payment for any deductible would be expected at the time of service. Read more information about getting your managed care network to comply with Massachusetts law and cover hard to find and highly specialized pediatric mental health services such as those provided by Dr. Devlin.

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Jeffrey Drayer Ph.D.

JEFFREY DRAYER, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Drayer obtained his bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences from Concordia College, New York and his Master’s degree at John Hopkins University in Clinical Community Counseling. He received his doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

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JEFFREY DRAYER, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Drayer obtained his bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences from Concordia College, New York and his Master’s degree at John Hopkins University in Clinical Community Counseling. He received his doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Drayer completed a two year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology where he focused on assessment with children and young adults. He completed his pre-doctoral internship at Terry Children Psychiatric Center in Wilmington, Delaware working with children and adolescents. Dr. Drayer’s training also includes placements at the adult behavioral neurology department at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Northeastern University’s Disability Resource Center working with learning disabled college students, and at The Shattuck Hospital working with young adults with severe psychiatric disabilities. He also has extensively worked with preschoolers and children with autism, which was the topic of his dissertation research.

Services Provided

Dr. Drayer specializes in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and consultation for children, young adults and families effected with: developmental disorders including autism spectrum disorders, Nonverbal Learning Disorders; Learning Disabilities and ADHD; medical illnesses; and other neuro-developmental, psychiatric and educational/learning difficulties. He provides neuropsychological, psychological, and developmental evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults age 4 to 22. Dr. Drayer is also available for school observations and consultations as well as professional presentations.

Availability

Dr. Drayer is available in our Norwood and Weymouth offices.

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Anne Edgar Ph.D.

Anne Edgar, Ph.D. received her doctorate in school psychology with a subspecialty in neuropsychology from Columbia University. She also holds a masters degree in elementary education and an undergraduate degree in psychology from Bryn Mawr College.

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Anne Edgar, Ph.D. received her doctorate in school psychology with a subspecialty in neuropsychology from Columbia University. She also holds a masters degree in elementary education and an undergraduate degree in psychology from Bryn Mawr College.

Dr. Edgar has trained and worked as a pediatric neuropsychologist in private practice, clinic and hospital settings, including New York University Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center in New York, and Franciscan Hospital for Children in Boston. Her research has focused on the effects of early focal brain injury on the development of language and other cognitive abilities in children.

Prior to becoming a neuropsychologist, Dr. Edgar worked as an elementary school teacher and as a tutor for children with learning difficulties. Dr. Edgar is a licensed psychologist and certified health service provider.

Services Provided

Dr. Edgar provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessments of preschool and school-aged children. Evaluations include a profile of cognitive strengths and deficits, diagnostic clarification, and recommendations for treatment planning. Appropriate referral issues include:  learning disabilities, deficits in attention, Asperger’s and other pervasive developmental disorders, and specific cognitive deficits secondary to medical illness and traumatic brain injury.

Availability

Dr. Edgar is available one day a week in the Norwood office.

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Mine Erkan Psy.D.

Mine Erkan, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. A graduate of Tufts University, she received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Erkan completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Massachusetts. She has been a Staff Psychologist at Riverside Community Care for several years before joining our staff.…

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Mine Erkan, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. A graduate of Tufts University, she received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Erkan completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Massachusetts. She has been a Staff Psychologist at Riverside Community Care for several years before joining our staff.

Services Provided

Dr. Erkan has expertise in individual and family psychotherapy with adolescents and adults and couples therapy. She treats a wide range of difficulties including Agoraphobia, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Bulimia, Depression, Generalized Anxiety, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Complicated Bereavement, Relationship Problems, Social Phobia, Substance Abuse, and Women’s Issues.

Availability

Dr. Erkan is available Tuesday through Friday in our Norwood office only.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Erkan participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, and Coventry/First Health. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Dorothie Ferdinand Psy.D.

Dorothie Ferdinand, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Ferdinand earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Prior to her doctoral education, Dr. Ferdinand earned a master’s in psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor’s in clinical psychology from Tufts University. Dr. Ferdinand completed her post-doctoral training at Wediko Children’s Services,…

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Dorothie Ferdinand, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and a Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Ferdinand earned a doctorate in clinical psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Prior to her doctoral education, Dr. Ferdinand earned a master’s in psychology from Boston University, and a bachelor’s in clinical psychology from Tufts University. Dr. Ferdinand completed her post-doctoral training at Wediko Children’s Services, where she provided psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and families. Dr. Ferdinand completed pre-doctoral internships at several sites including, The Community Therapeutic Day School, Lexington High School, The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Counseling Center, and the Department of Public Health at Tewksbury Hospital.

Services Provided

Dr. Ferdinand has varied clinical experiences, including working with children, adolescents, and adults with complex trauma histories, anger management difficulties, depression, anxiety, and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other difficulties. In addition, Dr. Ferdinand has experience working with families, and providing therapy to adults with chronic medical challenges. Dr. Ferdinand uses primarily cognitive-behavioral therapy in her interventions with clients. She has experience working with clients from diverse ethnic, racial, and socio-economic backgrounds, and values working collaboratively with clients to help them achieve their treatment goals. In addition, Dr. Ferdinand has neuropsychological assessment experience, and incorporates psychological and neuropsychological testing into her work with clients when indicated.

Availability

Currently, Dr. Ferdinand is available Monday-Friday at the Weymouth office.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Ferdinand participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare) and Medicare. Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Tufts, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance credentialing is in process. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Kate Golash Psy.D.

Dr. Golash is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Golash received her B.S. from New York University in Applied Psychology and earned a dual Doctorate in Child Clinical and School Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Dr. Golash completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship and an APA-approved Post-Doctoral Child Fellowship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York.…

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Dr. Golash is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Golash received her B.S. from New York University in Applied Psychology and earned a dual Doctorate in Child Clinical and School Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Dr. Golash completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship and an APA-approved Post-Doctoral Child Fellowship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York. Prior to working at Child and Family Psychological Services/IBA, Dr. Golash worked at Boston University Medical Center’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as a staff psychologist.

Services Provided

Dr. Golash provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy, parent behavior management training and psychological testing and assessment for children and adolescents. Dr. Golash has received extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents as well as family systems and psychodynamic principles. She also has experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Parent-Child dyadic work. Dr. Golash has worked in various settings providing evidence-based treatments and has expertise treating child/adolescent trauma, child disruptive behavior disorders, anxiety disorders such as social and generalized anxiety, OCD, school refusal, and specific phobias as well as depression, mood disorders, and adjustment issues. Dr. Golash also has extensive experience working on family relational issues as well as with children/adolescent with significant behavioral problems including self-injurious behaviors. Dr. Golash most often uses a Family Systems approach while integrating CBT, DBT, and Psychodynamic principles to her work when appropriate.

Availability

Dr. Golash is available in our Norwood office on Monday and Wednesdays and in our Weymouth office on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH), Coventry/First Health, Medicare, Aetna and Beacon Health Strategies. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Michael Goldberg Ph.D.

Michael A. Goldberg, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. Dr. Goldberg completed his internship in Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School) with specialty training in Forensic Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. He completed his Post-doctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology and Child Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals (Harvard Medical School).…

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Michael A. Goldberg, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Saint Louis University. Dr. Goldberg completed his internship in Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital (Harvard Medical School) with specialty training in Forensic Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. He completed his Post-doctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology and Child Clinical Psychology at Boston Children’s and Massachusetts General Hospitals (Harvard Medical School).

Dr. Goldberg is the Director of Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc. From 1993 through 2007 he was a Scientific Associate Staff at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Instructor in Psychology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Goldberg has been an Instructor at Boston University and Saint Louis University. He has been a consultant for Inflexxion, Inc. on their development of the KidCare interactive video program for children of divorce. Dr. Goldberg has published several scholarly articles and book chapters and has presented internationally.

Dr. Goldberg was elected as a Fellow and is a Past-President of the Massachusetts Psychological Association (MPA). Dr. Goldberg chaired the MPA Education Committee for 4 years and served a term on their Board of Directors. He also served on the Boards of Directors for The Tourette Syndrome Association of Massachusetts, The Massachusetts Association of Guardians ad Litem (MAGAL), and the Society of Clinical Psychology (APA Division 12) and chaired several committees for these organizations. He is also a member of the Florida Psychological Association, the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy (AABT), The Society for Behavioral Medicine, the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, the Society of Pediatric Psychology, APA’s Divisions of Child Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, and the American Law and Psychology Society. In addition, Dr. Goldberg serves on the behavioral health clinical advisory committee for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and did the same for Harvard-Pilgrim/United Behavioral Health from 2006-2011.  In 2011 Dr. Goldberg was appointed as a Content Expert Adviser to the Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative Behavioral Health Integration Work Group of the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services.  Dr. Goldberg has also provided testimony on several occasions before various Massachusetts legislative bodies.

APA’s Society of Clinical Psychology honored Dr. Goldberg with their 2002 Theodore Blau Award for Early Career Contributions to the Field of Clinical Psychology. He is also a recipient of two Presidential Citations from the Massachusetts Psychological Association and the Karl F. Heiser American Psychological Association Award, each recognizing his advocacy efforts.

Services Provided

Dr. Goldberg has expertise in evidence based psychological treatment, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.  He provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults. Dr. Goldberg has particular expertise in the areas of forensic evaluation, behavioral medicine (Encopresis, Enuresis/WettingSickle Cell, Sleep Problems / InsomniaheadachesTourette Syndrome and tic disorders), anxiety disorders (e.g., OCD, Panic, GAD), ADHDoppositional defiant behavior. Dr. Goldberg frequently provides consultation to other practices and mental health agencies, businesses, lawyers, and schools.

Availability

Dr. Goldberg is available Monday and Tuesday in our Norwood office and Wednesday and Thursday in our Weymouth Office.

Insurance Networks

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard-Pilgrim, United Behavioral Health

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Asperger’s and Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Depression

Divorce

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Mona Huk M.D.

Mona Huk, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Dr. Huk attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed an Internship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital before completing her Residency in Psychiatry at Brown University. Dr. Huk completed two Advanced Fellowships in Psychiatry at the Faulkner Hospital, where she currently is the Medical Director of the Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program.…

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Mona Huk, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist. Dr. Huk attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She completed an Internship at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital before completing her Residency in Psychiatry at Brown University. Dr. Huk completed two Advanced Fellowships in Psychiatry at the Faulkner Hospital, where she currently is the Medical Director of the Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program. Dr. Huk is also currently an instructor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.  She speaks Spanish and Ukrainian.

Services Provided

Dr. Huk provides psychiatric evaluation and pharmacological treatment only. She only provides services for adults. Dr. Huk is only accepting new patients who are currently receiving psychotherapy from a licensed mental health provider with whom she has a history of positive collaboration. A patient may request services with one of our psychologists first and then see Dr. Huk if necessary.

Availability

Dr. Huk is available on Monday, Tuesday morning, and Thursday afternoon in our Norwood office only.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. Payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Erica Kalkut Ph.D.

Erica Kalkut, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Kalkut obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from Loyola University Chicago, with a focus in neuropsychology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical neuropsychology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.…

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Erica Kalkut, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Kalkut obtained her doctorate in clinical psychology from Loyola University Chicago, with a focus in neuropsychology. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in clinical neuropsychology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago and a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Kalkut has expertise in evaluating pre-school and school-aged children with developmental, learning, behavioral, and emotional problems as well as specialized training in working with children and adolescents with various medical, neurological, and genetic disorders. Dr. Kalkut has conducted research on executive functioning and depression in healthy and neurologically injured individuals, and has scholarly articles and a book chapter published on these topics. In addition, Dr. Kalkut is active within professional neuropsychology group. Currently, she is the Communications Liaison for the Society for Clinical Neuropsychology, Division 40 of the American Psychological Association.

Services Provided

Dr. Kalkut provides neuropsychological evaluations and consultations for children and adolescents ages 1 to 18, as well as young adults with developmental issues. She specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning in: developmental disorders including autism spectrum, intellectual and learning disabilities, and ADHD; medical and neurological disorders including epilepsy, spina bifida, stroke, traumatic brain injury and concussion; emotional difficulties such as depression and anxiety; and other concerns related to education, learning, and development.

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Insurance Networks

Dr. Kalkut participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, and Coventry/First Health. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Kate King Psy.D.

Dr. Katherine King received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She completed an APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology, specializing in geropsychology, at VA Boston Healthcare System. During her fellowship, she held an appointment as a Clinical Fellow through Harvard University and completed rotations in long-term/post-acute care, outpatient geriatric psychotherapy,…

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Dr. Katherine King received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She completed an APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship in clinical psychology, specializing in geropsychology, at VA Boston Healthcare System. During her fellowship, she held an appointment as a Clinical Fellow through Harvard University and completed rotations in long-term/post-acute care, outpatient geriatric psychotherapy, and neuropsychological and capacity assessment. Dr. King also completed an APA-accredited internship in clinical psychology at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center, where she held an appointment as an Academic Affiliate at Boston University. While there, she completed rotations in long-term care, palliative care, home-based primary care, outpatient psychotherapy, and psychological assessment. Dr. King also trained at Hebrew Rehabilitation Center, McLean Hospital, Elder Services of Merrimack Valley, Lynn Community Health Center, and the Brenner Center for Psychological Assessment and Consultation. Dr. King has provided training and consultation to staff in long-term care and other settings on the topics of burnout prevention, mental health, and behavior management. She teaches in the School of Psychology and Counseling at Cambridge College and has been a visiting speaker in a variety of graduate-level seminars. Dr. King has coauthored several scholarly papers and presentations. She is a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor and collaborated on research about using yoga with older cancer survivors during her fellowship at VA Boston. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Bennington College.

Services Provided

Dr. King provides individual, couples, group, and family psychotherapy and assessment with adults and older individuals. She has experience providing evidence-based treatment for a wide range of behavioral health problems including anxiety, depression, trauma-related and adjustment disorders. She is also experienced in helping clients with chronic medical problems make important health behavior changes. Dr. King utilizes a variety of interventions based on clients’ needs, including cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), relaxation training, and mindfulness-based modalities. Dr. King is an LGBT-friendly clinician and has experience working with transgender clients. Dr. King has special expertise in the field of geropsychology. She is experienced in treating older adults with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, cognitive impairment, and the interaction between medical and mental health symptomology. She is also skilled at helping older adults plan for and cope with the major life changes that often come with aging, such as retirement, bereavement, financial/family stress, medical illness, health decline, and end-of-life. She provides high quality integrated care to her clients by collaborating with families, medical professionals, and social service workers when appropriate.

Availability

Dr. King provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment in the offices of Granite Medical Group in Quincy on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  She is available for outpatient services in our Weymouth office on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Insurance Networks

Dr. King participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Beth Kurland Ph.D.

Beth Kurland, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Kurland received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Clark University. She completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She also completed Post-Doctoral Fellowships at Judge Baker Children’s Center/Harvard Medical School and Bunker Hill Health Center. Dr. Kurland was employed at Bradley Hospital in Providence R.I.…

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Beth Kurland, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Kurland received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Clark University. She completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. She also completed Post-Doctoral Fellowships at Judge Baker Children’s Center/Harvard Medical School and Bunker Hill Health Center. Dr. Kurland was employed at Bradley Hospital in Providence R.I. before joining CFPS. She also received certification as a YogaKids facilitator. Dr. Kurland is not an employee of CFPS and provides services on an independent basis as a contracted provider.

Services Provided

Dr. Kurland provides evidence-based treatment to children, adolescents, adults and families to treat a wide array of mental health issues, with a focus on whole person health and wellness. She has a special interest in using mind-body strategies, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, relaxation training, and biofeedback to treat anxiety disorders, depression, and stress related illnesses and disorders. She treats a variety of other issues as well, including but not limited to helping people with ADHD, adjustment issues, learning difficulties, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic, social anxiety, loss, anger, oppositional behavior, stress, relationship difficulties, divorce and women’s issues. In addition, she has expertise in offering parent guidance to help parents develop parenting strategies that foster resilience, emotional self-regulation, behavioral control, and self-esteem in their children.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Kurland is a participating provider for the following networks:

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-PacifiCare), and United Behavioral Health.

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Allison Lauretti Ph.D.

Allison Lauretti, Ph.D. completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Clark University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School and post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lauretti is on the staff of Boston Children’s Hospital. She is also a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider.…

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Allison Lauretti, Ph.D. completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Clark University. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Cambridge Hospital, Harvard Medical School and post-doctoral fellowship in Pediatric Psychology at Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Lauretti is on the staff of Boston Children’s Hospital. She is also a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider.

Dr. Lauretti is an independent contracted provider and is not an employee of Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc.

Services Provided

Dr. Lauretti provides individual psychotherapy for children and adults. In addition, she provides family therapy and parent guidance/training. Dr. Lauretti provides treatment for a wide array of mental and behavioral health problems. She also has specialty training in the assessment/treatment of anxiety disorders, behavior modification, enuresis and encopresis, headache & pain management, obesitytricotilomania, and coping with chronic medical issues.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Lauretti is a participating provider for Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield and United Behavioral Health (UBH).

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Kirk Lum M.D.

Kirk Lum, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Board Eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr. Lum attended the Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in General Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Program before completing a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Hospital Program. He also has a Master’s degree in secondary education.…

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Kirk Lum, M.D. is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and Board Eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. Dr. Lum attended the Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his Residency in General Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Program before completing a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Hospital Program. He also has a Master’s degree in secondary education.

Dr. Lum is a partner at Child and Family Psychological Services, Inc. and serves as the Medical Director.

Services Provided

Dr. Lum provides psychiatric evaluation & education, pharmacological treatment, and supportive therapy when indicated. All new patients must be currently receiving regular psychotherapy. If a patient is not currently receiving psychotherapy they may request such services at CFPS at the same time as requesting services from Dr. Lum.

Availability

Dr. Lum is available in our Norwood office only. He has office hours Monday through Friday. He is accepting new patients on a limited basis.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Kirk participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Brendan C. Lynch Ph.D.

Brendan C. Lynch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Lynch received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology from the University of Tulsa. He completed his neuropsychology internship training at Yale Medical School where he completed rotations in adult inpatient, geriatric memory disorders and traumatic brain injury clinics.…

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Brendan C. Lynch, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Lynch received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology from the University of Tulsa. He completed his neuropsychology internship training at Yale Medical School where he completed rotations in adult inpatient, geriatric memory disorders and traumatic brain injury clinics. He completed his post-doctoral neuropsychology training at the Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. Lynch is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who conducts assessments for adults and older adults with neurological injuries or diseases, medical conditions that affect cognition, attentional difficulties, learning disabilities, and emotional problems that can impact relationships, work or social functioning. Dr. Lynch also specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of geriatric clients with memory disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurological and medical conditions that can impact cognition in these individuals. Dr. Lynch has a particular interest in the relationship between cognition and independent living skills within the older adult population. Dr. Lynch also evaluates and consults on issues related to capacity, safety, decision making and appropriate levels of care with clients, providers and caregivers.

Availability

Dr. Lynch is available in Norwood, Weymouth and Abington.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Lynch participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Michele Lyons Psy.D.

Michele Lyons, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Lyons received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in child and adolescent psychology at Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, New York. Dr. Lyons also completed post-doctoral training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center School and The Academy North,…

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Michele Lyons, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Lyons received her Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford. She completed a pre-doctoral internship in child and adolescent psychology at Four Winds Hospital, Katonah, New York. Dr. Lyons also completed post-doctoral training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center School and The Academy North, Reading, MA. Prior to joining Child & Family Psychological Services Dr. Lyons was a Staff Psychologist at UMASS/Wing Memorial Hospital’s outpatient mental health clinic.

Services Provided

Dr. Lyons is a clinical and health psychologist who integrates cognitive-behavioral therapy, stress management, relaxation training, guided imagery, and clinical hypnosis. Dr. Lyons uses these interventions to help patients and their families coping with cancer and cancer treatment and other major medical difficulties. She also has extensive experience in the following areas:  women’s health, depression and anxiety in women and adolescent girls, parenting, and autism/Asperger’s. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy. Dr. Lyons is also available to provide consultation and training to health care providers to optimize biomedical health of their patients.

For more information about her services for patients and their families coping with cancer please click here.

Availability

Dr. Lyons is available in our Norwood office on Tuesday and Thursday and in our Holliston office on Friday.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Lyons participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, and Coventry/First Health. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Hart MacCardell-Fossel Psy.D.

Dr. MacCardell is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. MacCardell received her B.A. from Bucknell University in Psychology and went on to complete her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on child and family therapy. Dr. MacCardell completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers in Dallas,…

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Dr. MacCardell is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. MacCardell received her B.A. from Bucknell University in Psychology and went on to complete her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, with a focus on child and family therapy. Dr. MacCardell completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at Salesmanship Club Youth and Family Centers in Dallas, TX, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. MacCardell provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy, parent guidance, and psychological testing and assessment for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. MacCardell has received extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Family Systems Therapy, and Narrative Therapy. She also has specialized experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and completed both an intensive training course in DBT offered by Behavioral Tech, LLC and a postdoctoral fellowship conducting DBT with adolescents. Dr. MacCardell has worked in various settings providing evidence-based treatments and has expertise treating child disruptive behavior disorders, self-injurious behavior, anxiety disorders such as social and generalized anxiety, panic, and specific phobias as well as depression, mood disorders, and adjustment issues.

Availability

Dr. MacCardell is available in our Norwood office on Mondays and Fridays and in our Weymouth office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Insurance Networks

Dr. MacCardell participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare and Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only. Aetna, Tufts, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance credentialing is in process. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Julie Mailloux Psy.D.

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Craig Malcolm Ph.D.

Craig Malcolm, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Malcolm received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Boston University. He completed his Internship in Clinical Psychology at the Boston VA and his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology at Brown University. He practices Child and Adult Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology.…

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Craig Malcolm, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Malcolm received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Boston University. He completed his Internship in Clinical Psychology at the Boston VA and his Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology at Brown University. He practices Child and Adult Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology.

Services Provided

Dr. Malcolm provides neuropsychological evaluations for children, adolescents and adults.

Availability

Dr. Malcolm is available Monday through Thursday in our Norwood office only.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks. Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does coverage our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

Insurance Networks and School Districts

Portions of evaluations related to educational achievement and learning disabilities are not covered by any health plan for any provider. The portion of an evaluation that is uncovered by a health plan will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent. Although we do not accept the Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission rates, many school districts hire our neuropsychologists to provide evaluations for them or approve payment at our rates for independent evaluations.

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Timothy A. Martin Ph.D.

Timothy Martin, Ph.D. received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University and completed pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center.

Dr. Martin is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. His research has focused on the impact of neuropsychological and psychosocial factors on academic achievement.…

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Timothy Martin, Ph.D. received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Suffolk University and completed pre-doctoral and post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale University School of Medicine Child Study Center.

Dr. Martin is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. His research has focused on the impact of neuropsychological and psychosocial factors on academic achievement. He practices Child Clinical Psychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology.

Prior to pursuing a career in Clinical Psychology, Dr. Martin was a special education teacher working directly with children experiencing traumatic brain injuries, autism, and other neurodevelopmental disorders.

Dr. Martin is a partner at Child & Family Psychological Services, Inc. In addition to his clinical services, he serves as the Associate Director and the Evaluation Services Program Director.

Services Provided

Dr. Martin specializes in assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and consultation for children and families effected with: Autistic spectrum disorders, including Asperger’s Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, and Nonverbal Learning Disorders; Learning Disabilities and ADHD; medical illnesses; and other neuro-developmental, psychiatric and educational difficulties. He provides neuropsychological, psychological, and developmental evaluations for children, adolescents, and young adults age 2 to 22. Dr. Martin is also available for professional presentations and school consultations.

Availability

Dr. Martin is available Monday-Wednesday and Friday in Norwood and on Thursdays in our Holliston office.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does coverage our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

Insurance Networks and School Districts

Portions of evaluations related to educational achievement and learning disabilities are not covered by any health plan for any provider. The portion of an evaluation that is uncovered by a health plan will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent.

Although we do not accept the Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission rates, many school districts hire our neuropsychologists to provide evaluations for them or approve payment at our rates for independent evaluations.

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Andrew K. McBrian Ed.D.

Andrew K. McBrian, Ed.D. earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University. Dr. McBrian earned his doctoral and master’s degrees from Harvard University, with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology. He completed pre-doctoral internships at Boston University Mental Health Services and Eliot Community Mental Health Clinic in Concord, Massachusetts. Dr. McBrian worked as a licensed psychologist at Milton Academy from 1989-2010,…

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Andrew K. McBrian, Ed.D. earned his undergraduate degree from Yale University. Dr. McBrian earned his doctoral and master’s degrees from Harvard University, with a concentration in Human Development and Psychology. He completed pre-doctoral internships at Boston University Mental Health Services and Eliot Community Mental Health Clinic in Concord, Massachusetts. Dr. McBrian worked as a licensed psychologist at Milton Academy from 1989-2010, including time as the Interim Director of the Counseling Department. Before joining our practice, Dr. McBrian worked as a psychologist at Psychological Care Associates in Woburn, Massachusetts.  In addition, Dr. McBrian has worked as an educator, a learning specialist and a school administrator.

Services Provided

Dr. McBrian provides evaluations, coaching and therapy for patients of all ages who have attentional concerns. He also specializes in helping older children, adolescents and adults with generalized anxiety, social anxiety, separation anxiety, panic, and specific phobias using both cognitive-behavioral therapy as well as the option of hypnotherapy. Dr. McBrian also treats patients who have depression, adjustment concerns, sleep concerns, stress management, learning problems, marital/relationship concerns, substance abuse issues and sexual orientation concerns.

Availability

Dr. McBrian is available Monday through Friday and some Saturdays in Norwood.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC members only, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks. Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does cover our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payments at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out ot network basis.  With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network. Some of Dr. McBrian’s work related to educational coaching and tutoring is not covered by any health plan for any provider. These types of services will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent.

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Emily Mohr Ph.D.

Emily Mohr, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and health service provider.  She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah.  Dr. Mohr’s first postdoctoral fellowship was at the River Centre Clinic, an eating disorder treatment facility.  After 6 years of postgraduate independent practice, she elected to pursue a second postdoctoral fellowship at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in order to respecialize in Integrated Primary Care Health Psychology.…

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Emily Mohr, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and health service provider.  She earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Utah.  Dr. Mohr’s first postdoctoral fellowship was at the River Centre Clinic, an eating disorder treatment facility.  After 6 years of postgraduate independent practice, she elected to pursue a second postdoctoral fellowship at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in order to respecialize in Integrated Primary Care Health Psychology.

Services Provided

Dr. Mohr has extensive experience providing psychotherapy to adolescents and adults.  Her primary specialty areas focus on optimizing wellness and functioning related to eating and weight, stress/anxiety management, and coping with chronic conditions such as diabetes and chronic pain.  Dr. Mohr utilizes cognitive behavioral and mindfulness-based therapies (CBT and ACT), as well as biofeedback techniques to improve clients’ ability to regulate their mood, behavior, and physiological reactions.  She is also interested in the connection between close relationships and neurological development and how these factors contribute to psychological well being.

Availability

Dr. Mohr is available in our Weymouth, Norwell and Kingston locations.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Mohr participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare and Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only. Commonwealth Care Alliance, Coventry/1st Health, Aetna and Tufts credentialing is in process.

CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Carryl Navalta Ph.D.

Carryl P. Navalta, Ph.D. is a Massachusetts-licensed clinical psychologist and certified health service provider. Dr. Navalta received his bachelor of science in psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY). His pre-doctoral internship was at the South Shore Mental Health Center in Quincy,…

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Carryl P. Navalta, Ph.D. is a Massachusetts-licensed clinical psychologist and certified health service provider. Dr. Navalta received his bachelor of science in psychobiology from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and his master’s degree and doctorate in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Binghamton (SUNY). His pre-doctoral internship was at the South Shore Mental Health Center in Quincy, MA and he received post-doctoral training in the Psychology Department at UCLA and the Child Outpatient Program at McLean Hospital.

Dr. Navalta was formerly on staff at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital, Institute for Child Development (SUNY), May Institute, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Cambridge Health Alliance, New York University School of Medicine, McLean Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. Presently, he is a core faculty member at the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine Program at Boston University School of Medicine where he teaches master’s level graduate students how to competently provide counseling, psychotherapy, and psychological treatment.

Services Provided

Dr. Navalta provides evidence-based psychological treatments for children, adolescents, and adults, including behavior therapy, cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), parent training and guidance in positive behavioral support, and Trauma Systems Therapy (TST). His specialties include: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD); autism and other pervasive developmental disorders; mood disorders (unipolar and bipolar depression); post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); and fear/anxiety disorders. Dr. Navalta also provides consultation to schools and other institutions.

Availability

Dr. Navalta is available in our Norwood office on Wednesdays and in our Weymouth office on Mondays.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Navalta participates in the Harvard Pilgrim (Pacificare/UBH), United Behavioral Health and Blue Cross Blue Shield networks. Although he does not participate with Tufts Health Plan their PPO plan does cover our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis.

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Alexandra Nelson Ph.D.

Dr. Nelson graduated with Honors from Vassar College.  She received her Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Drexel University with a concentration in Health Psychology. She completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at the University of N. Carolina School of Medicine before completing a Postdoctoral Residency in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the Bedford VA Medical Center. …

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Dr. Nelson graduated with Honors from Vassar College.  She received her Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Clinical Psychology from Drexel University with a concentration in Health Psychology. She completed her Internship in Clinical Psychology at the University of N. Carolina School of Medicine before completing a Postdoctoral Residency in Primary Care Behavioral Health at the Bedford VA Medical Center.  Dr. Nelson also completed the Certificate Program in Primary Care Behavioral Health at UMASS Medical Center.

Services Provided

Dr. Nelson provides assessment and treatment for a broad range of mental health problems including depression and anxiety, as well as various interpersonal difficulties.  She also has expertise addressing psychological, behavioral and emotional aspects of medical conditions and health-related behavior such as difficulty coping with illness, injury, or medical procedures, sleep disorders, weight-loss and weight management, diabetes, headaches and other and other chronic pain conditions, and other stress related physical conditions.

Dr. Nelson also has expertise in women’s health and development. She frequently works individuals and couples struggling with infertility, pregnancy loss, post-partum adjustment and depression, adjustment to menopause, sexual dysfunction and other issues specific to women’s development and functioning.

Dr. Nelson’s clinical approaches incorporate cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and mindfulness-acceptance-based therapies (ACT) to improve problem-solving, goal-setting, health management, and overall quality of life.

Availability

Dr. Nelson will be available in Weymouth Mondays-Fridays. On Monday, Wednesday and Thursday she will be available at the Atrius Women’s Health Center on Performance Drive located off of Libbey Parkway. On Tuesday and Friday she will available in our Weymouth office on Libbey Parkway.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Nelson participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Elizabeth O'Shaughnessy Psy.D.

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Dr. O’Shaughnessy, Psy.D. received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and a one-year Predoctoral Internship with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Dr.…

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Dr. O’Shaughnessy, Psy.D. received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Clinical Neuropsychology. She completed a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., and a one-year Predoctoral Internship with the Virginia Beach City Public Schools. Dr. O’Shaughnessy also holds a Master’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Biology from Stanford University. Dr. O’Shaughnessy’s research has focused on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and epilepsy in children, and applications of functional magnetic resonance imaging. Prior to becoming a pediatric neuropsychologist, Dr. O’Shaughnessy was a preschool teacher and held positions in educational research, policymaking, and consulting. Dr. O’Shaughnessy is a licensed psychologist and a certified health services provider.

Dr. O’Shaugnessy specializes in comprehensive neuropsychological evaluations of preschool and school-aged children with a wide range of medical and neurobehavioral concerns, including ADHD, learning disabilities, speech/language impairment, autism spectrum disorders, epilepsy, and hydrocephalus. Evaluations include a profile of cognitive strengths and weaknesses, diagnostic clarification, and recommendations for educational accommodations and specific treatment planning.

Availability

Dr. O’Shaughnessy is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the Norwood office.

Insurance Networks

This doctor participates in the Aetna, Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Blue Cross Blue Shield, and United Behavioral Health (UBH) networks.

Although the doctor does not participate with Tufts Health Plan (THP), their PPO plan does coverage our services and we will bill THP directly for patients with the PPO plan. THP HMO members must make payment at the time of service. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan, payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

Insurance Networks and School Districts

Portions of evaluations related to educational achievement and learning disabilities are not covered by any health plan for any provider. The portion of an evaluation that is uncovered by a health plan will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent.

Although we do not accept the Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission rates, many school districts hire our neuropsychologists to provide evaluations for them or approve payment at our rates for independent evaluations.

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Roger Pottanat M.D.

Originally from Indiana, Dr. Pottanat relocated to the Boston area to complete his Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.  Before completing his child psychiatry training, Dr. Pottanat served as the Chief Resident in the General Psychiatry program at the Metropolitan Hospital of New York Medical College in New York.

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Originally from Indiana, Dr. Pottanat relocated to the Boston area to complete his Fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School.  Before completing his child psychiatry training, Dr. Pottanat served as the Chief Resident in the General Psychiatry program at the Metropolitan Hospital of New York Medical College in New York.

Services Provided

Dr. Pottanat provides psychiatric evaluation and psychopharmacological treatment for children and adults.

Availability

Dr. Pottanat is available in our Norwood office on Mondays and Thursdays and in our Weymouth office on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Pottanant is able to provide services for individuals with Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Coventry Health, First Health, Harvard Pilgrim, Medicare, United Behavioral Health Plans and Tufts Health Plans.

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Anya Potter Ph.D.

Anya Potter, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Potter received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Boston. She completed her neuropsychology internship training at the Edith Nourse Veterans Memorial Hospital in Bedford, MA where she completed rotations in adult inpatient, geriatric memory, and traumatic brain injury (TBI) clinics.…

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Anya Potter, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Potter received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Massachusetts – Boston. She completed her neuropsychology internship training at the Edith Nourse Veterans Memorial Hospital in Bedford, MA where she completed rotations in adult inpatient, geriatric memory, and traumatic brain injury (TBI) clinics. She completed her post-doctoral neuropsychology fellowship at the Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. Potter is a Clinical Neuropsychologist who conducts assessments for adults and older adults with neurological injuries or diseases, medical conditions that affect cognition, attentional difficulties, learning disabilities, and emotional problems that can impact relationships, work or social functioning. Dr. Potter also specializes in the neuropsychological assessment of geriatric clients with memory disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurological and medical conditions that can impact cognition. Dr. Potter is bilingual and provides evaluations for English and Croatian speaking clients.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Potter participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, and Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

Insurance Networks and School Districts

Portions of evaluations related to educational achievement and learning disabilities are not covered by any health plan for any provider. The portion of an evaluation that is uncovered by a health plan will be the responsibility of the patient or their parent. Although we do not accept the Massachusetts Rate Setting Commission rates, many school districts hire our neuropsychologists to provide evaluations for them or approve payment at our rates for independent evaluations.

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Maria Romanoff Rand M.S.N., RN/NP, RN/PC

Ms. Rand received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont.  She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts Lowell and is credentialed by American Nurses Credentialing Center. Ms. Rand completed a Post-Graduate Fellowship at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Ms. Rand served as the Nursing Director for the Department of Psychiatry at Quincy Medical Center and worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for many years.…

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Ms. Rand received a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from the University of Vermont.  She received her Masters of Science in Nursing from University of Massachusetts Lowell and is credentialed by American Nurses Credentialing Center. Ms. Rand completed a Post-Graduate Fellowship at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates. Ms. Rand served as the Nursing Director for the Department of Psychiatry at Quincy Medical Center and worked at Massachusetts General Hospital for many years. She has also served as a Captain in the United States Air Force working as a Flight Nurse.

Services Provided

Ms. Rand provides psychiatric evaluation & education, and pharmacological treatment. All new patients must be currently receiving regular psychotherapy by a licensed behavioral health provider. However, that provider does not have to be associated with our practice.  If a patient is not currently receiving psychotherapy they may request such services at CFPS/IBA at the same time as requesting services from Ms. Rand.

Availability

Ms. Rand is available in the Weymouth office Mondays-Thursdays.

Insurance Networks

Ms. Rand participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Andrew Richlin Psy.D.

Andrew Richlin, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Richlin graduated from The California School of Professional Psychology with a degree in clinical psychology. He received extensive pre and post-doctoral training in family therapy and early intervention strategies at the Julia Ann Singer Center in Los Angeles, CA.

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Andrew Richlin, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Services Provider. Dr. Richlin graduated from The California School of Professional Psychology with a degree in clinical psychology. He received extensive pre and post-doctoral training in family therapy and early intervention strategies at the Julia Ann Singer Center in Los Angeles, CA.

Dr. Richlin’s practice emphasizes the integration Cognitive Behavioral, Family Systems and Psychodynamic interventions to cater treatment to specific client needs.

Services Provided

  • Individual, Family & Group Psychotherapy
  • Classroom Observation
  • Parent Consultation
  • School Consultation

Populations Served

  • Children, 4 years and older
  • Adolescents
  • Adults

Availability

Dr. Richlin is available Monday through Friday at our Norwood office only.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Richlin participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, and Coventry/First Health. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Leanne Rifenburg D.O.

Dr. Rifenburg completed her Residency in Adult Psychiatry at Brown University Medical School in Providence, RI where she served as the Chief Resident.   Following the completion of her residency, Dr. Rifenburg completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Brown Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. Rifenburg provides psychiatric assessment and psychopharmacological (medical) treatment for adults and seniors.…

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Dr. Rifenburg completed her Residency in Adult Psychiatry at Brown University Medical School in Providence, RI where she served as the Chief Resident.   Following the completion of her residency, Dr. Rifenburg completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Brown Medical School.

Services Provided

Dr. Rifenburg provides psychiatric assessment and psychopharmacological (medical) treatment for adults and seniors.

Availability

Monday-Thursday

Insurance Networks

Dr. Rifenburg participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Marc A. Robert Psy.D.

Dr. Robert received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Health Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Robert completed his internship and post-doctoral training at Cambridge Health Alliance (Harvard Medical School) and Boston Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Robert also has specialized training in Biofeedback and Clinical Hypnosis.

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Dr. Robert received his Doctorate of Clinical Psychology with a Concentration in Health Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Robert completed his internship and post-doctoral training at Cambridge Health Alliance (Harvard Medical School) and Boston Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Robert also has specialized training in Biofeedback and Clinical Hypnosis.

Services Provided

Dr. Robert provides evidence-based psychological treatments for adults and adolescents. His areas of focus and expertise include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, stress-related disorders (e.g., headache, chronic pain, IBS, insomnia, hypertension), and health-behavior/lifestyle changes. Dr. Robert utilizes a variety of modalities depending on clients’ needs, including cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), stress-management/relaxation techniques, mindfulness-based interventions, biofeedback, and Motivational Interviewing (MI).

Dr. Robert leads a cognitive behavioral therapy group for adults focused on managing chronic pain. For more information about this group, please click here.

Availability

Dr. Robert is available Tuesdays and Thursdays in our Weymouth office and on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in our Quincy office.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Robert participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Karen Silver Psy.D.

Dr. Silver is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Silver received her B.A. from Columbia University in Psychology and earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Dr. Silver completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy on Long Island,…

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Dr. Silver is a licensed psychologist and certified health services provider. Dr. Silver received her B.A. from Columbia University in Psychology and earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University. Dr. Silver completed an APA-approved pre-doctoral internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New York, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship at the Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy on Long Island, NY.

Services Provided

Dr. Silver provides individual and group psychotherapy as well as psychological testing and assessment for adolescents, young adults, and adults. Dr. Silver has received extensive training in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) for adolescents and adults. She also has experience in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and completed an intensive training course in DBT offered by Behavioral Tech, LLC. Dr. Silver has worked in various settings providing evidence-based treatments and has expertise treating anxiety disorders such as social and generalized anxiety, OCD, panic, and specific phobias as well as depression, mood disorders, and adjustment issues. She tends to utilize a CBT approach while integrating mindfulness and acceptance to her work when appropriate.

Availability

Dr. Silver is available in our Norwood office on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and in our Weymouth office on Thursdays and Fridays.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Silver participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Mark Simmons Psy.D.

Mark Simmons. Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Simmons graduated from Bates College. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Simmons completed pre-doctoral training at the Couples and Family Clinic at Cambridge Health Alliance as well as Medfield State Hospital. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.…

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Mark Simmons. Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider. Dr. Simmons graduated from Bates College. He received his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Simmons completed pre-doctoral training at the Couples and Family Clinic at Cambridge Health Alliance as well as Medfield State Hospital. He also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Prior to joining Child & Family Psychological Services Dr. Simmons was in private practice in Acton, Massachusetts.

In addition to his clinical services, he serves as the Director of Psychotherapy Services.

Services Provided

Dr. Simmons provides psychological testing and assessment, individual psychotherapy for adolescents and adults, as well as couples, group, and family therapy. He has experience in evidence based treatment of a wide range of behavioral health problems, with expertise in treating family and marital conflict, attention deficit and other executive functioning difficulties, trauma, anxiety, depression, persistent mental illness, psychotic disorders, Asperger’s, Non-verbal Learning Disorder, and Bipolar disorder. Dr. Simmons works in close collaboration with other providers, primary care physicians, schools, and community organizations to provide the best quality and continuity of care.

Availability

Dr. Simmons is available in our Norwood office on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. He is also available in our Weymouth office on Thursday.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Simmons participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover his services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Shilpee Sindwani Ph.D.

Dr. Sindwani received her B.A. in Psychology from Duke University and went on to complete a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Temple University, with a focus on child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Dr. Sindwani completed a pre-doctoral internship at Riverbend Community Mental Health Center in Concord, NH, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital Boston.…

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Dr. Sindwani received her B.A. in Psychology from Duke University and went on to complete a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Temple University, with a focus on child and adolescent anxiety disorders. Dr. Sindwani completed a pre-doctoral internship at Riverbend Community Mental Health Center in Concord, NH, followed by a post-doctoral fellowship in the Division of Adolescent/Young Adult Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital Boston.

Dr. Sindwani has expertise in working with anxiety disorders and has received extensive training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with anxiety. Dr. Sindwani has several publications on the topic of anxiety disorders in youth and has led workshops on the correct identification and appropriate treatment of anxiety disorders for school staff, parents, and/or medical and mental health professionals. Dr. Sindwani has also received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adolescents with mood disorders and their families. Dr. Sindwani also has expertise working with children, adolescents and adults with Asperger’s, Adjustment Issues, Depressive/Mood Disorders, Attentional Difficulites, Parenting Issues, and Self-Injury. She is also fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Sindwani leads an evidenced based, cognitive behavioral parenting group focused on parenting anxious children and teens. For more information about this group, please click here.

Availability

Dr. Sindwani is available in our Weymouth office Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.  She is also available in our Norwood office on Tuesdays.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Sindwani participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Carolyn Snell Ph.D.

Dr. Snell received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University before receiving her Master of Science and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami. Dr. Snell completed her pre-doctoral internship at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford/ Children’s Health Council and her post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston, with a specialization in pediatric psychology.…

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Dr. Snell received her BA in Human Biology from Stanford University before receiving her Master of Science and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Miami. Dr. Snell completed her pre-doctoral internship at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford/ Children’s Health Council and her post-doctoral fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston, with a specialization in pediatric psychology. During her fellowship, Dr. Snell held an appointment at Harvard Medical School. She is the author of several scholarly papers, presentations and chapters.

Services Provided

Dr. Snell provides individual psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults, as well as group and family therapy. Dr. Snell has experience in the treatment of a wide range of mental and behavioral health problems, with specialized training in cognitive-behavioral therapy for depression and anxiety disorders and coping with chronic medical issues including pain and somatoform disorders, cystic fibrosis, diabetes and gastrointestinal disorders.

Availability

Dr. Snell is available in our Weymouth and Norwood offices.

Insurance Networks

Dr. Snell participates in the Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tufts, United Behavioral Health (UBH), Harvard Pilgrim (UBH-Pacificare), Medicare, and Beacon Health Strategies for GIC Members only. Aetna, Coventry/First Health and Commonwealth Care Alliance credentialing is in process. CIGNA and other network plans cover her services on an out of network basis. With the exception of Tufts Health Plan payment for out of network services must be made at the time of service and the client must submit claims directly to the network.

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Kenneth Wolkon Ph.D.

Kenneth A. Wolkon, Ph.D., is a Massachusetts Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider and has a Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ) from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.

Prior to coming to CFPS, Dr. Wolkon had a long-time association with South Shore Center for Guidance and Counseling in Canton,…

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Kenneth A. Wolkon, Ph.D., is a Massachusetts Licensed Psychologist and Certified Health Service Provider and has a Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ) from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College.

Prior to coming to CFPS, Dr. Wolkon had a long-time association with South Shore Center for Guidance and Counseling in Canton, MA, and taught at both Boston and Bridgewater State Colleges.

Services Provided

Dr. Wolkon’s basic approach uses cognitive-behavioral techniques primarily with adults and couples to resolve relationship issues. He has extensive experience working with anxiety disorders, depression, and substance abuse/addictions. He also has expertise with career planning and vocational choice.

Availability

Dr. Wolkon is available Mondays and Wednesdays in the Norwood office.

Insurance Networks

Although Dr. Wolkon is a participating provider for the Aetna, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim/United Behavioral Health, and Medicare networks. Other companies may approve his services on an out-of-network basis or as reimbursable medical expense.

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We also have a number of clinicians in our Newton and Boston offices.
Please call 617-259-1895 for more information.

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