About Us

The Boston Child Study Center is an evidence-based treatment, training, and research center dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, young adults, and families through innovative evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatments.

Our Mission
Our Services

About Us

The Boston Child Study Center is an evidence-based treatment, training, and research center dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, young adults, and families through innovative evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatments.

Our Mission
Our Services

Assessment

We conduct comprehensive diagnostic assessments to ensure that the optimal treatment program is prescribed for your and your family’s needs.

Treatment

We provide evidence-based treatments to youth, young adults, and families through individual, family, group, school-based, and intensive treatment modalities.

Research

Our goal is to conduct innovative and impactful research that can have direct clinical application both within our practice and to the larger community.

Training

In line with our goal of disseminating treatments for the community, we offer professional training opportunities for both parents and clinicians alike.

Antisemitism
SUPPORT GROUP

Antisemitism & Islamophobia
Online Support Groups

At BCSC, we are happy to offer two weekly 1-hour support groups to students who are experiencing Antisemitism or Islamophobia. Groups will focus on discussing personal experiences, effective coping strategies, and connecting with community members to give and receive support. These drop-in groups will be provided pro-bono by BCSC clinicians.

Summer Camp 2024
SUMMER CAMP 2024

Mastering Emotions
Summer Intensive Camp

Our Mastering Emotions Camp program is back this summer for two, one-week sessions. The program is open to ages 11-18 and will take place at our Boston office location. Engage in daily activities to build emotional regulation skills, make meaningful relationships with peers, and participate in exciting field trips around the city!

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Meet Our Team

Ryan Madigan, PsyD

Founder & Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Nathan Lambright, PsyD, BCBA

Co-Director
CBT/DBT Therapist, Neuropsychological Evaluator
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Mohammed Alsubaie, PhD

DBT Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Selen Amado, MA

ACT Therapist
Clinical Extern

Marie-Christine “Christine” Andre, PhD

ACT/CBT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sophie Atwood, MA

DBT/CBT Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Alaina Baker, PsyD

Director of Youth & Family Gender Identity Program
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Meira “Miri” Bar-Halpern, PsyD

Director of Individualized-Intensive Outpatient Services (IIOP)
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Eric Benson, PhD, BCBA

Director of Community Outreach
DBT/CBT/Caregiver Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Ariel Berman, PhD

Assistant Director of Problem Sexual Behavior (PSB)
DBT/Early Childhood/PSB Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Jill Bloom, PhD

Intake Coordinator
DBT/Caregiver/Family Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dana Borkum, PsyD

DBT/Trauma/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Pamela Buck, PhD

Director of Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, & Inclusion (DEAI)
ACT/Linehan-Certified DBT Therapist (DBT-LBC™)
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Bianka Charity-Parker, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Liza Curtiss, MA

DBT/Trauma/Caregiver/Couples Therapist
Clinical Counseling Fellow

Gianna D’Ambrozio, MSW

Neuropsychological Evaluator, Early Childhood Therapist
Clinical Extern

Michelle “Elle” Daoust, MSW

ACT/CBT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Brian Denietolis, PsyD

Director of Trauma-Informed Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Aberdine Dwight, PhD

DBT/Trauma/ACT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Medina Ejaz, MSW

DBT/Trauma/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Ashley Flynn, MA

Director of Clinical Operations
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Sarah Jane Frankel, MSW

Director of Adolescent Problem Sexual Behavior Therapy Program
DBT/Trauma/PSB Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Christopher Gathman, MEd, MBA

Director of Executive Functioning Services (EF)
Family Resources Liaison

Elana Glickman, MSW

DBT/CBT Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Brien Goodwin, PhD

DBT/Trauma Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Maheen Habib, MA

CBT/Habit Reversal Therapist
Clinical Extern

Emily Hartson

Director of Practice Management

Juliana Holcomb, MS

DBT Therapist
Clinical Extern

Deanndra Howard, MSW

DBT Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Beth Jerskey, PhD

Director of Training, Research, & Professional Development
Neuropsychological Evaluator
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sara Kaplan-Levy, PhD

ACT/CBT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Brian Kavanaugh, PsyD

Neuropsychological Evaluator
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Alex “Allie” Keller, PhD

Neuropsychological Evaluator, CBT/ACT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Anna Klein, MA

DBT/CBT/Couples Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Lily Konowitz, PhD

Neuropsychological Evaluator, DBT Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Noah Lundmark, MSW, BCBA

ACT/CBT/DBT Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Olivia MacDonald

Director of Business Operations

Elizabeth Machado, MSW

DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Corrine Mahoney, PhD

Director of School Consultation
ACT/Early Childhood/EF/Perinatal Mental Health/ Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Joshua Masse, PhD

Director of PCIT/Early Childhood Therapy Program
PCIT Global Trainer
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Kayla Masterman, MSW

Intake Coordinator
ACT/DBT Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Taylor Matthews, MA

DBT Therapist
Clinical Extern

Virginia McCaughey, MS

DBT/ACT Therapist
Clinical Extern

Julie Mills, MA

DBT/CBT/EF Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Andrea Molina Palacios, MEd

Neuropsychological Evaluator
Clinical Extern

Lyndsey Moran, PhD

Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program (DBT)
DBT/ Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Saori Murakami, MD

Medical Director
Psychiatrist

Laura Nelson Darling, PhD

Early Childhood Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Sophia Odeh, PsyD

Neuropsychological Evaluator, EF Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Margaret “Meg” Poterba, MSW

DBT/EF Therapist
Social Work Fellow

Paige Ramsay, MSW

CBT/DBT Therapist
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Kathryn “Katie” Roeder, PhD

Director of Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
Assistant Director of Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
DBT/RO-DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Amelia Rowley, PsyD

Director of Neuropsychological Assessment Services
Neuropsychological Evaluator, CBT/Early Childhood/SM Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Fawn Rua-Correia

Office Manager – Natick & Worcester

Christopher Rutt, PhD

Director of Innovation & Development
DBT/ACT/CBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Alison “Ali” Sagon, PhD

Intake Director
Director of Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
ACT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Sarah Samuelson, PsyD

Director of Trauma Therapy Program
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Jennifer Schild, MS

Neuropsychological Evaluator, Early Childhood Therapist
Clinical Extern

Ellyn Schmidt, PhD

Intake Coordinator
Early Childhood/CBT/SM Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Kaitlyn Schneider, PhD

ACT/CBT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Marisa Serchuk, PhD

CBT/Habit Reversal/Early Childhood Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Madison Theodore

Director of Human Resources

Xana Turner-Owens

Office Manager
Social Media Specialist

Kaitlyn Wilbur-Smith, PsyD

Director of Selective Mutism Program (SM)
Early Childhood/SM/DBT/Perinatal Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Caitlin Wilds, MD

Child, Adolescent, & Adult Psychiatrist

John “Jay” Wilson, MA

ACT Therapist
Clinical Extern

Sue Woodward, PhD

Director of Measurement-Based Care
ACT/Trauma/DBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

BCSC Alumni

Katherine AlpertCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Lana Andoni, MSClinical Extern
Abigail Barthel, MAClinical Extern
Claire K. Bogan, DOChild Psychiatry Fellow
Elisabeth Bryan, LCSWCLINICAL SOCIAL WORK FELLOW
Nicole CardonaCOORDINATOR OF INTENSIVE OUTPATIENT SERVICES, CLINICAL & RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Dr. Yudelki Firpo-PerrettiPOST-DOCTORAL FELLOW
Caroline LiebermanCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Anni MudickCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Madeleine McGuire, MAClinical Extern
Cora Mukerji, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Marit Murry, MSClinical Extern
Maya Nauphal, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Emily Pariseau, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Amanda PerezCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Kerrie PielochCLINICAL EXTERN
Madeleine RassabyCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Gerald Reid, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Mariana RodriguezCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Rachel Rubin, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Alexis SmithCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Allison TiltonCLINICAL ASSISTANT
Melissa Wei, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Julianne Wilner, MACLINICAL EXTERN
Elizabeth WolockCLINICAL ASSISTANT

Our Offices

Our center is bright and warm with comfortable places to relax, read, study, listen to music, or take advantage of a private waiting area.

Boston

729 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116

(857)-400-9211
info@bostonchildstudycenter.com

Natick

6 Union Street
Natick, MA 01760

(857)-400-9211
info@bostonchildstudycenter.com

Worcester

47 Prospect Street
West Boylston, MA 01583

(857)-400-9211
info@bostonchildstudycenter.com