Medical Home Providers

Essex Pediatrics is committed to the best care of the patient.  We recognize that supporting the family, as well as the patient, is critical to wellness.

Our specialized medical home team and partnerships with community resources was created to provide more resources for our patients and their families right here in our office.

The Parent Consult clinic, Social Work consults, Nutrition and Psychology partnerships are examples of services we offer here to more fully meet the needs of our patients and families.

Marley Powden, MSW

Marley Powden, MSW completed her undergraduate degree and masters degree in social work at the University of Vermont. Marley is our social worker who is available to support and connect our patients and their families to valuable community resources.

Cath Burns, Ph.D.

Cath Burns, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist Doctorate in the State of Vermont and has been an independent psychologist at Essex Pediatrics since 2016.  Cath also works with Vermont Care Partners supporting program improvement across the Designated Agency System.  Cath has experience in a variety of clinical settings including homes and schools.  She has provided training around the State for practitioners in community mental health and education, as well as has been an instructor at Johnson State College, the University of Vermont, and in the Program in Community Mental Health for graduates and undergraduates studying psychology and related fields. Cath earned a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology and a Master’s degree in Psychology from the University of Vermont, and a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Colorado at Boulder.  In her free time, Cath enjoy spending time with her family doing almost anything outside particularly if it involves go up or down a mountain.

Cath Burns

Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD

Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, is a dietitian who loves to work with kids!  Leslie grew up in Vermont and did her undergraduate and graduate work at The University of Vermont. Leslie co-owns Whole Health Nutrition, LLC a nutrition counseling practice. Leslie loves to do yoga, cook, and spend time with her family and her two young boys. She enjoys working with others to help them eat better, help with meal planning and can help make individualized plans for each child/family. Leslie works with families to make positive nutrition/health changes sometimes using very small changes so new habits can stick.
Most nutrition plans cover at least 3 sessions per year with a dietitian so call today! See what a few tweaks in diet can do to boost the health of your family.
Leslie Langevin