Outpatient Psychiatry Services | Meet our Team

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When your child is diagnosed with a mental or behavioral health problem, our compassionate health professionals are here to help you at every step of the way.

Caregiver Glossary

  • psychiatrists
    physicians who are specially trained and certified in treating mental disorders; in addition to diagnosing psychiatric conditions, they may also prescribe medications, and order further medical tests such as blood-work or brain imaging
  • psychiatric nurses
    registered nurses who specialize in treating mental disorders; they diagnose psychiatric conditions and prescribe medications in consultation with psychiatrists
  • clinical psychologists
    trained mental health professionals who provide psychotherapy to patients; administer psychological assessments and tests; and develop prevention and treatment plans
  • social workers
    licensed professionals who are trained to provide psychotherapy to patients and their families, and help recommend other resources for emotional, educational and community support
  • neuropsychologists
    psychologists who are trained to assess cognitive, behavioral, emotional and social functions in children with psychiatric and medical diseases and disorders
  • administrators
    staff members who help coordinate appointments and facilitate communication between families and caregivers
Lauren Mednick PhD

Lauren Mednick, PhD

Director (Clinical), Outpatient Psychiatry Service

Department: Psychiatry

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Paul Hammerness MD

Paul Hammerness, MD

Director (Medical), Outpatient Psychiatry Service

Department: Psychiatry

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Christie Blake APRN

Christie Blake, APRN

Department: Psychiatry

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Ariel Botta

Ariel Botta, MSW, LICSW

Department: Psychiatry

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Elisa T.  Bronfman

Elisa T. Bronfman, PhD

Assistant in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Oscar Bukstein, MD, MPH

Associate Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Vice Chair of Psychiatry; Director (Interim), Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

Department: Psychiatry

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Barbara Burr MD

Barbara Burr, MD

Assistant in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Devon Carroll

Devon Carroll, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner

Department: Psychiatry

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Adam Cassidy PhD

Adam Cassidy, PhD

Assistant in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Marcus Cherry

Marcus F. Cherry, PhD

Assistant in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Eugene D'Angelo

Eugene D'Angelo, PhD

Chief, Division of Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Jessica Henderson  Daniel

Jessica Daniel, PhD, ABPP

Training Director, Division of Psychology; Senior Associate in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Tanya M.  Diver

Tanya Diver, PhD

Assistant in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich, MD

Joseph Gonzalez-Heydrich, MD

Associate in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Hesham Hamoda

Hesham Hamoda, MD, MPH

Attending Psychiatrist

Department: Psychiatry

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Colleen Hayden

Colleen Hayden

Department: Psychiatry

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Roberta Isberg MD

Roberta Isberg, MD

Senior Associate in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Beth Kemler

Beth Kemler

Department: Psychiatry

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Roxana Llerena-Quinn

Roxana Llerena Quinn, PhD

Associate in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Kaizad Munshi

Kaizad Munshi, MD, MPH

Assistant in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Jennifer Queally

Jennifer Queally, PhD

Assistant in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Giuseppe Raviola, MD

Giuseppe Raviola, MD, MPH

Attending in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Celiane Rey-Casserly, PhD

Director, Center for Neuropsychology; Director, Neuropsychology Program; Senior Associate in Psychology

Department: Psychiatry

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Diana Sabagh Sabagh, MD

Staff Physician

Department: Psychiatry

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Keneisha  Sinclair-McBride , PhD

Staff Psychologist

Department: Psychiatry

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Carolyn Snell, PhD

Staff Psychologist

Department: Psychiatry

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Heather-Walter-MD

Heather Walter, MD, MPH

Senior Associate in Psychiatry

Department: Psychiatry

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Elizabeth Wharff

Elizabeth Wharff, PhD, MSW, LICSW

Chief of Social Work in Psychiatry; Director, Emergency Psychiatry Service; Director, Social Work Training Program; Director, EPS

Department: Psychiatry

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- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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