Our Personalized Approach

Are you struggling with family or marital difficulties, work or school issues, or other personal challenges?  Are you going through a difficult life transition?  Are you stressed by parenting challenges?

Your Mental Health Is Important

Westfield Mental Health Specialists offers psychotherapy, psychopharmacology (medication management), and psychological testing.  Psychiatric services for adults are provided by Michael Cunningham, MD, a board certified physician in psychiatry and internal medicine.  Psychiatric services for children and adolescents are provided by Damien Chiodo, MD, a board certified physician in child and adolescent psychiatry. Psychological services for children and adolescents are provided by Jacquelyn Doran Cunningham, PhD, a licensed psychologist specializing in treating infants, children, and their families.

Treatment Tailored to Your Needs

Everyone experiences difficulties, yet individuals and families have unique treatment needs.  We tailor our psychotherapy, medication management, and psychological testing to meet your specific circumstances, basing treatment on your personality, comfort level, relationship needs, and other individual factors that are important to you.

Our Work With You

At Westfield Mental Health Specialists, we take a warm, empathic, and encouraging approach to therapy.  During our sessions, we collaborate with you to develop a shared understanding of your difficulties and your goals.  We focus on the “here and now” experience within the session as a springboard for making changes in other areas of your life.

Key to a Positive Outcome

We believe that a good emotional connection between the patient and therapist is key to a positive outcome.  Westfield Mental Health Specialists provides a safe, private space for you to explore your emotions and regard confidentiality as a vital component to treatment.  We strictly adhere to ethical standards regarding confidentiality and comply with all HIPAA regulations.
Are you ready for a change? Just call us at 908-264-2454 or email info@westfieldmentalhealth.com and we’ll contact you as soon as possible.
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Dr. Michael Cunningham
Dr. Cunningham has taken a unique path in that he chose to complete two residencies, something that only a handful of medical doctors have opted to do.  He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Thus, Dr. Cunningham is exceptionally trained to treat the intricacies of physical and mental conditions, including monitoring complex medication regiments.         Learn more about Dr. Cunningham

Dr. Jacquelyn Doran Cunningham
Dr. Doran Cunningham earned a professional diploma in school psychology and fulfilled the requirements to become a nationally certified school psychologist.  She completed a child and adolescent clinical psychology internship that was accredited by the American Psychological Association before earning a PhD. Finally, she completed a formal postdoctoral fellowship in child maltreatment and trauma.  Thus, Dr. Doran Cunningham is superbly trained to help children and their families address issues that affect them within their homes, schools, and communities.   Learn more about Dr. Doran Cunningham

Dr. Damien Chiodo
Damien Chiodo, MD, is a New Jersey native and is licensed to practice medicine in the state of New Jersey. He is a board certified diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with further certification and specialization in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Chiodo earned his bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University in 2005 with a focus in psychology/pre-medicine. He completed his education with a 4.0 GPA and was valedictorian of his graduating class.         Learn more about Dr. Chiodo