Dr Sarah Cavanaugh Ferguson has been a licensed Clinical Psychologist within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts since 2007.   She  earned her Doctoral in Clinical Psychology with specializations in Forensic Psychology and Cross Cultural Psychology.   She is considered an expert witness on psychological testing, forensic psychological, parenting, child-parent bonding, clinical psychology and attachments.  

Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson completed her pre-doctoral internship as a fellow at Boston University, School of Medicine, The Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology (CMTP) at Boston Medical Center.  In addition to the intensive cultural competency emphasis, Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson completed her practical training hours at Bridgewater State Hospital and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital, forensic units.

Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson completed her  post-doctoral  training at Devereux of Massachusetts, on the Integrated Treatment Unit for dual diagnosed adolescent males. Prior to entering graduate school, Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson was employed at Harrington Memorial Hospital where she worked as a clinician in the Psychiatric Emergency Department and was the Director of their Crisis Stabilization Unit.  Since completing her training, Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson has worked for the Department of Youth Services and as a consulting psychologist at LUK, Inc in Fitchburg, Harrington Memorial Hospital-G.B. Wells Center, and You, Inc.. 

She was the Clinical Director at the Southbridge Family Center prior to leaving her employment to join the Southbridge Public Schools.   She is currently employed by Fitchburg Public Schools where she is certified Professional level School Psychologist who conducts assessments for the Special Educational Department and participates on IEP/TEAM meetings. Additionally Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson was an adjunct professor at Anna Maria College, Mount Wachusetts Community College and Fitchburg State university.   Dr. Cavanaugh Ferguson has provided workshops for other professionals on such topics as: Current Standards of Interventions with Suicidal Patients, Bilingual Language Development, Sexual Predators, the Effects of Trauma on Students, and the Management of Disruptive Behaviors in the Classroom.