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Child Psychiatry

Contact Info:
New patients call: 413-794-5555
Returning patients/general inquiries: 413-794-1038

Who We Are:

Discovering that a child has a medical problem often causes the child and family great stress and heartache.

In collaboration with pediatric medical specialists, Baystate Behavioral Health Child Psychiatry, a service of Baystate Medical Center, offers comprehensive psychiatric and psychological services for children, adolescents, and their families facing acute and chronic medical conditions.  Our psychiatrists are board certified, and many are on the faculty of the Tufts University School of Medicine.

We serve children with a wide variety of medical and psychiatric conditions, including:

  • Cardiac disorders
  • Cancer
  • Blood disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • ADHD
  • Mood Disorders, including Depression
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Eating Disorders

and many others.

Our Services:

  • Psychiatric care for patients ages 2 - 18
  • Family, group and individual therapy
  • Psychological Testing
  • Biofeedback

Our Team:

Olga Aponte-Slater, M.D.
John H. Fanton, M.D.
Barry D. Sarvet, M.D., Vice Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Bruce Waslick, M.D.
Shadi Zaghloul, M.D.
Julie Bermant, CNS
Patricia Rogowski, CNS
Marjorie Williams, CNS
Cheryl Bonica, Ph.D.
Peter Thunfors, PhD.
Sarah Detenber, LICSW
Sara Wiener, LICSW
Vicki Weld, LICSW

Meet the team...

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