Patrick is a native of Jamaica Plain who attended Xaverian Brothers High School in Westwood (where he was a twelve season member of the track and cross country teams!). Patrick received his undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Lowell where he also competed in track and cross country. Following his undergraduate work, Patrick earned his Masters and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in School Psychology from the University of Massachusetts.
Over the past two decades, Patrick has served positions in the Franklin and Bellingham Public School Systems performing counseling, psychological testing and evaluation, chairing special education process and crisis work. In addition to these responsibilities, he has served as a Behavioral Health clinician for The Center for Family Development in Lowell and for Arbour Counseling in Franklin. Patrick also sees patients through his private practice.
Previously, Patrick coached high school track and cross country and was named Boston Globe Coach of the Year in Girls Cross Country in 2002. He also served as Youth Chair for USA Track and Field New England.
Patrick’s clinical experience includes working with individuals, groups and families with children struggling with learning disabilities, anxiety disorders, depression, family conflicts, Autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, substance abuse. He is excited to be a member of Westwood-Mansfield Pediatrics and to provide support for the children and families of the practice.