Integrated Behavioral Health
In December of 2013, Framingham Pediatrics began a partnership with Psychological Care Associates to provide Psychological Services on site, alongside, and in collaboration with the pediatricians and staff who care for your child. Dr. Megan Cassidy has been in that role since that time and Mr. David Kesselman joins Framingham Pediatrics in March 2017. Both providers see patients in our office, provide consultation, evaluation, education, brief treatment and referral guidance for children and families, together and in coordination with the Framingham Pediatrics staff you have always known.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES PROVIDED BY PCA:
Needles and Shots and Swabs ... OH MY! (needle phobia clinics) click here
Information about Psychological Care Assoicates, click here.
Please see Questions for the PCA Psychologist for some commonly asked questions that our psychologists receive.
Megan A. Cassidy, Ph.D.
Dr. Cassidy received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Virginia in 2009 and trained at the University of Minnesota Medical School Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry with a particular emphasis on pediatric anxiety disorders and OCD. Dr. Cassidy has presented papers on selected topics in Child Psychology and Neuropsychology.
Dr. Cassidy joined PCA’s Woburn office in 2010 where she provides psychological evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents and adults. As a member of PCA’s Integrated Care Team, Dr. Cassidy provides psychological evaluations, consultation, brief therapy and referral guidance for children, adolescents and families at Framingham Pediatrics.
Dr. Cassidy will see patients on Mondays, Tuesdays;
She will do a call-in time on those days from 8:30 - 9:00 am
We are pleased to welcome
David Kesselman, LICSW, DCSW
David E. Kesselman, LICSW, DCSW earned his Master of Social Work degree from the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in 2002 and trained at Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Medicine and Whitman Counseling in Whitman, MA. He holds a Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, is a Doctoral Candidate in Social Work at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, and a Qualified Evaluator for Juvenile Fire-setting. Mr. Kesselman has worked with children, adolescents, families and adults in a wide variety of settings including private group practice, residential and secure treatment facilities, educational settings, and as a trauma evaluator for Children’s Charter in Waltham and YOU, Inc. in Worcester. He has served in supervisory capacities as Clinical Director at the Worcester Secure Treatment Center of the Department of Youth Services, and as Director of Treatment at Germaine Lawrence School.
David joined PCA’s Framingham Office in 2015 where he provides evaluation and treatment for children, adolescents, families and adults. He now joins Framingham Pediatrics in its partnership with PCA and will provide evaluation, consultation, treatment and guidance for children and families as part of the Framingham Pediatrics team.
Mr. Kesselman will see patients on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays:
He will do a call-in time on those days from 8:30-9:00 am
Appointments can be scheduled by calling our regular office number: (508) 879-5764. If you have an upcoming appointment, please download the attached forms, fill them out and bring them with you.
Please note: Visits with a psychologist will be billed through PCA to your mental health insurer, and are subject to co-payments due at the time of the visit. If you would prefer that PCA not disclose information with your insurer, a private pay option is also available.