About Us

The Boston Child Study Center in Portland, Maine is an evidence-based treatment, training, and research center dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, young adults, and families through innovative evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatments.

Our Mission
Our Services

About Us

The Boston Child Study Center in Portland, Maine is an evidence-based treatment, training, and research center dedicated to improving the lives of children, adolescents, young adults, and families through innovative evidence-based cognitive behavioral treatments.

Our Mission
Our Services

Assessment

We conduct comprehensive diagnostic assessments to ensure that the optimal treatment program is prescribed for your and your family’s needs.

Treatment

We provide evidence-based treatments to youth, young adults, and families through individual, family, group, school-based, and intensive treatment modalities.

Research

Our goal is to conduct innovative and impactful research that can have direct clinical application both within our practice and to the larger community.

Training

In line with our goal of disseminating treatments for the community, we offer professional training opportunities for both parents and clinicians alike.

Meet Our Team

Ryan Madigan, PsyD

Founder & Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Janna Hobbs, MSW

Co-Director
DBT/Caregiver Therapist
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Michael Hollander, PhD

Co-Director
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Alaina Baker, PsyD

Director of Youth & Family Gender Identity Program
DBT/Trauma Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Danna Bismar, PhD

DBT/CBT/Caregiver Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Debra Bunce, PhD

DBT/CBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Eliza Dadiego

Practice Manager

Brittney Evans, PhD

CBT/Early Childhood Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Ashley Flynn, MA

Director of Clinical Operations

Christopher Gathman, MEd, MBA

Director of Executive Functioning Services
Family Resources Liaison

Sarah Haag, MA

DBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Sam Hollander, MSW

DBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Sarah Lyn, PsyD

CBT/DBT Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Olivia MacDonald

Director of Business Operations

Joshua Masse, PhD

Director of PCIT/Early Childhood Therapy Program
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dylan McKenney, MD

Medical Director
Psychiatrist

Evan Michel, PhD

Clinical Director
ACT/CBT/DBT Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Julie Mills, MA

DBT/CBT/EF Therapist
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Erica Richards, MSN

Medication Prescriber, ACT/DBT Therapist
Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Ellyn Schmidt, PhD

Early Childhood/CBT/SM Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Madison Theodore

Director of Human Resources

Anne Tootell, PhD

DBT Therapist
Clinical Psychology Fellow

Kaitlyn Wilbur-Smith, PsyD

Director of Selective Mutism Program
Early Childhood/SM/DBT/Perinatal Therapist
Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Our Offices

Our center is bright and warm with comfortable places to relax, read, study, listen to music, or take advantage of a private waiting area.

Portland, Maine Office

10 Free Street
2nd Floor
Portland Maine 04101
(207) 200-7860
BCSCMaine@BostonChildStudyCenter.com

Click here to visit our Boston office.

Contact Us

For more information about the Boston Child Study Center Maine office, please send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

    Portland, Maine Office

    10 Free Street
    2nd Floor
    Portland, Maine 04101
    (207) 200-7860
    BCSCMaine@BostonChildStudyCenter.com

    Click here to visit our Boston office.

    Contact US

    For more information about the Boston Child Study Center Maine office, please send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible.