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Our Staff

Dr. Sue Woodward
Director of Clinical Services
Dr. Woodward is the Director of Clinical Services at Judge Baker Children's Center.  She is responsible for oversight of the Center for Effective Child Therapy, NEXT STEP: College Success & Independent Living Program, and the Summer Enrichment Institute. Dr. Woodward graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology and received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University. She completed practicum and internship training at the Cambridge Youth Guidance Center and the Full Bio...
Dr. Daniel Cheron
Director of Training; Assistant Director of the Center for Effective Child Therapy
Dr. Dan Cheron is the Director of Training at Judge Baker Children’s Center and the Assistant Director at The Center for Effective Child Therapy. He is a licensed psychologist and is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. He graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in Psychology. Dr. Cheron received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Boston University, where he worked extensively researching and treating anxious children and adolescents at the Center for Anxiety and Full Bio...
Kristhy Bartels
Cooperative Education Student
Kristhy Bartels is the Cooperative Education Student for the Center for Effective Child Therapy. She is currently pursuing a B.S. in psychology and minoring in philosophy at Northeastern University. Kristhy currently assists in coordinating the intake and assessment process for families at the CECT, and also helps with office operations. After graduation Kristhy aspires to pursue a graduate degree in clinical psychology.
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Staff Clinician
Ruth Chaffee is a Staff Clinician at the Center for Effective Child Therapy at Judge Baker Children’s Center. She received her undergraduate degree in American Studies at Wesleyan University and her master’s degree in Learning and Behavior Disorders at the University of Louisville. She is currently a fourth year doctoral student in the School Psychology program at Northeastern University. Ms. Chaffee has experience in working with children and adolescents in multiple settings including schools Full Bio...
Chelsey Robinson
Staff Social Worker
Chelsey Robinson is a Staff Social Worker at the Center for Effective Child Therapy and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the University of New Hampshire. Chelsey earned her master’s degree at Wheelock College with a concentration in Early Education where she completed her clinical placement at Boston Children’s Hospital. Chelsey specializes in the clinical treatment of the Early Education population. Her career experience Full Bio...
Gemma Stern
Program Assistant; Research Assistant
Gemma Stern is the Program Assistant for the Center for Effective Child Therapy as well as a Research Assistant here at Judge Baker Children’s Center. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.S. in Psychology and minored in child development. Gemma currently coordinates the intake process for families at CECT and manages office operations. She also works with Dr. Cheron on a multi-site investigation of the training and dissemination of evidence-based treatments to youth mental health Full Bio...
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Postdoctoral Fellow
Dr. Sarah Tannenbaum is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Effective Child Therapy at Judge Baker Children’s Center. Dr. Tannenbaum graduated summa cum laude with her B.S. in Psychology from Northeastern University. She received her M.A. from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, and her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from William James College with a concentration in Children and Families of Adversity and Resilience. Prior to coming to Judge Baker, she completed a clinical Full Bio...