Barry Sugarman, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist in private practice in Burlington, MA. A Harvard-trained specialist, he has been in practice for over 30 years. His areas of specialty include family and child psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, psychopharmacology, traumatic brain injury, and chronic pain. As a Guardian Ad Litem (GAL), Dr. Sugarman has provided evaluations and recommendations to the Massachusetts Family and Probate Courts in matters concerning children of divorce. For further details about Dr. Sugarman, please see Areas of Specialty and view complete CV.
Dr. Sugarman sees patients in his office in Burlington, MA. Evaluation includes several appointments with a patient, review of other records available, consultation with other medical specialists involved, consultation with school personnel if relevant, and meetings with other family members.
All treatment modalities are considered in making a treatment plan with a patient. Each patient’s needs are considered and a combination of approaches may be recommended. Individual therapy, medications, crisis management, education, cognitive behavioral therapy, behavioral interventions, marital counseling, family sessions are utilized as indicated.