Robert Sedgwick, Ed.D., Administrative Director and Senior Clinician. Dr. Sedgwick is the Administrative Director of the Neuropsychology Service. He earned his Doctorate in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and he was associated with the Children’s Developmental Center at Cambridge Hospital for 26 years. While at Cambridge Hospital, Dr. Sedgwick was Lecturer in Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School. Dr. Sedgwick has over 30 years of experience in neuropsychological and educational testing; he has worked as a child and family therapist also.
Janice E. Schwartz, Ed.D., Clinical Neuropsychologist. Dr. Schwartz is the founder of the Neuropsychology Service and she is the senior clinician on our staff. Dr. Schwartz has 40 years of clinical experience in neuropsychology and in psychotherapy with children and with families. She is widely recognized on the North Shore as a clinician who makes recommendations that are practical and understandable. In collaboration with Dr. Robert Shuman, she is the author of two books on multiple sclerosis: Understanding Multiple Sclerosis: A Guidebook for Families and Living with Multiple Sclerosis: A Handbook for Families.
Heather Ensworth, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Ensworth has over 25 years of counseling and testing experience with children and adults. She earned her doctorate at the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, California. Her training included extensive hospital-based services at the USC Medical Center in Los Angeles and at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica. Dr. Ensworth served as the Clinical Director at Children’s Friend and Family Services in Salem, Massachusetts and she started the Psychological Assessment Program there. Dr. Ensworth also served as the Clinical Director at Health and Education Services in Ipswich, Massachusetts.
Nancy Pruett, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist. Dr. Pruett trained in Chicago, New York City and Paris, France. Her post graduate training was at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts and she continued there as a Staff Psychologist, holding positions in the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Unit, the Eating Disorders Clinic and the Outpatient Clinic. She held the rank of Associate Psychologist of Psychiatry at Harvard University Medical School. In addition to her experience with testing and evaluation, Dr. Pruett has worked extensively with adults and older adolescents using Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
Helpful Web Links:
A good general reference site is webmd.com.
Learning disabilities: ldonline.org (this site is also useful for ADHD)
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: chadd.org
For children who are dealing with alcohol problems in the family: al-anon.alateen.org
Gay/Lesbian issues for children/adolescents: youthresource.com
Head injury: biausa.org
Mental Retardation: aamr.org
For a list of educational tutors and software: mykidsupport.com