MIAMI, Florida, March 17, 2021 — Restfully today announced the expansion of their medical advisory board with the addition of Cynthia Ward, Psy.D. The addition of Dr. Ward to the Restfully medical advisory board solidifies the strategic initiative to provide a holistic approach to sleep coaching including attention to social-emotional and age-appropriate developmental considerations.
Dr. Ward is a licensed pediatric psychologist who provides assessment and therapy for children, adolescents, young adults, and families coping with acute and chronic medical conditions and related emotional, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Ward takes a skills-based approach to help individuals and families learn strategies to improve functioning and well-being.
Dr. Ward has worked in a variety of medical and mental health settings, including academic medical centers, children’s hospitals, and pediatric medical subspecialty clinics. She has held faculty positions, supervisory, and leadership roles at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is a professional member of the American Psychological Association, the Georgia Psychological Association, the Society for Pediatric Psychology, and the American Pain Society. Her undergraduate work was completed at Elon University. She holds a Masters and PsyD in Clinical Psychology from Georgia School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University with a specialization in Child Clinical Psychology.
Restfully’s Chief Education Officer Arielle Greenleaf commented, “The addition of Dr. Ward is paramount to our dedication to the social-emotional side of pediatric sleep, and addressing sleep from an age-appropriate developmental standpoint.”
Dr. Ward stated, “I’m thrilled to have joined Restfully as a medical advisor! I’ve always had a passion for helping others! I’m excited to see all that lies ahead for this company and the families we serve.”
Restfully is a pediatric sleep-based digital wellness platform powered by science, data, and empathetic human coaching that helps thousands of families support healthy, independent sleep for children. The company has certified REST Coaches in U.S, Canada & Australia; leveraging peer support, innovative content, and the world’s first evidence-based sleep program for children. Headquartered in Miami, Restfully has been recognized by Pediatricians, Fortune 1000 companies, and culturally diverse parents for successful pediatric sleep outcomes.