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  • Snow Update
    2/12/19 – All Offices Closed this Evening Due to the severity of the storm, all of our offices will be closed this evening, Tuesday 2/12/19. At this point, we anticipate a normal Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Helping Your Child Relax
    Progressive muscle relaxation is a simple relaxation strategy. It involves tightening groups of muscles for a brief period of time, then follow by relaxing the same group of muscles. I Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist : Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
    We recommend you watch the following short video from our Behavioral Health Clinician, Patrick Sweeney, and read the following description from KidsHealth.org.Video URL: https://youtu.be/ObWoPn_fASM What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?Seasonal affective disorder Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Grounding Techniques
    Managing Uncomfortable Emotions or Unhelpful Thoughts with Grounding Techniques What is “grounding”? Grounding is a technique that can help you stay in the present moment when you are feeling worried, upset, angry Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Visualization to Reduce Anxiety
    Visualization is another evidence-based coping skill that is effective in helping children, adolescents and adults feel more relaxed. There are several variations of visualization, some of which are guided via Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: What is Mindfulness?
    You have probably heard a lot about being “mindful,” or references to mindfulness, over the past couple of years. It’s not a new term or concept, though it’s getting more Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: ADHD
    Do you think your child has ADHD? Have you been concerned about your child’s ability to focus, complete school work or even their social skills?Does your child lose things, forget things Read more
  • A Word From Our Therapist: Coping Skills for Anxiety in Day to Day Life
    If your young adult is experiencing significant anxiety before starting or returning to school, please make an appointment with us, either our clinicians or our behavioral health specialists. Our clinicians Read more
  • New Features on MyChart Patient Portal
    We have recently upgraded our scheduling system to include Online Scheduling! Schedule your child’s yearly Well Visit up to one year in advanceSchedule an urgent Sick Visit up to 24 hours Read more
  • Measles Update
    With the rise in measles worldwide including New York City and a single known case in Massachusetts, we want to give you these handouts to read on the signs and symptoms. Read more
  • Fifth’s Disease & A Primer for Seasonal Rashes!
    The cardinals are out singing so Spring is near! It also means that Fifth’s Disease or “Slapped Cheeks Disease” is near. This is generally a very minor virus (the Parvo Read more
  • WMPEDS Meets AG Maura Healey on Vaping!
    Pictures from left to right: Dr. Hartman, Dr. Winickoff, Attorney General Maura Healey, and Mark Gottlieb JD. Attorney General Maura Healey and her team met with Dr. Hartman, Harvard Medical School’s Read more
  • 4th of July Office Hours!
    Attention families, Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 Our Westwood office will be open for illness from 8:30-12:00. Our Easton and Mansfield offices will be closed for the July 4th holiday.  As a reminder, we always Read more
  • School’s Out – Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinets!
    Dear Families, Over the past few years, there has been mounting evidence that some high school students (those without a diagnosis of ADHD) are inappropriately taking stimulant medication (Adderall, Concerta, Ritalin, Read more
  • WMPEDS to Attend AG Maura Healey Press Conference on Vaping!
    Dr. Hartman has been invited by Attorney General Maura Healey to attend a press conference tomorrow, Tuesday 7/24/18 at 11AM, to announce the kick-off of an investigation into a major Read more
  • Fortnite – is it ok for kids to play?
    The above is from a Q and A on Boston Children’s Hospital’s Center on Media and Child Health website. Q: Can you please offer guidance on Fortnite? It seems to be Read more

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