Groups in Massachusetts

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Adult Groups

Alzheimer’s Support Group
152 Sylvan St, Danvers, MA.
First and Third Wednesdays Monthly at 7:00 p.m.

North Shore Elder Services
www.nselder.org
152 Sylvan St.
Danvers, MA
t. 978-750-4540

“Breaking Through: A Group Therapy for Gay Men at Mid-Life”:
An ongoing psychotherapy group for gay men to help decrease
feelings of isolation, increase self esteem/self efficacy, overcoming invisibility & building community.

Mark Gianino / Private Practice
124 Harvard St.
Brookline, MA 02446
t. 617.566.7290
[email protected]

Coming Out Support Group:
A 12-week support group for adult men and women who are seeking a safe setting in which to explore issues related to sexual orientation. Topics include exploring feelings of anxiety & shame, creating a sense of hope, coming out to friends and families, making connections with others, bisexuality, religion plus other topics raised by group members.

Adam Glick, LICSW / Private Practice
917 Belmont St.
Watertown, MA 02472
t. 617.970.8530
[email protected]

Dream Circle: Currently full, periodic openings.

Linda Schiller / Private Practice
Watertown, MA
t. 617.926.9529
[email protected]

Noche De Unidad:

Spanish-speaking group from people who have lost loved ones to homicide. This is a drop-in group to connect members to resources within the group and community. Meets from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Dinner is served.

Louis D. Brown Peace Institute/Center for Homicide Bereavement
1452 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA
t. 617-825-1917
e. [email protected]

A Parenting Journey:
An opportunity to learn the innovative parenting education
(5-Day Training, Group Work Model).

The Family Center
www.thefamilycenterinc.org
Contact: Ann Marie Teuber
t. 617.628.8815
e. [email protected]

Children and Adolescent Groups

Big Kids: A group for Adopted and Foster Kids Ages 5 & 6
A therapeutic group for children in families formed through adoption and/or foster care to make friends and talk about who they are and where they come from. While the kids are talking, playing and making art work, the grown-ups will also have a place to talk together about their experiences with adoption, foster care and parenting. Six weeks on Thursday afternoons from 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Center for Family Connections
Mary Gallaudet, LICSW and Samantha Pankow
350 Cambridge Street
Cost: $375 for 6 sessions (partial scholarships available)
t.617-547-0909
[email protected]
Registration is required

Mosaic: A group for Foster Kids Ages 7 to 9
A group for kids touched by adoption or foster care to explore themselves and their identity through multi-media. Six weeks on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Center for Family Connections
Mary Gallaudet, LICSW, Jiyeon Hong, and Bridget Furlong
350 Cambridge Street
Cost: $295 for 6 sessions (partial scholarships available)
plus $100 for supplies
t.617-547-0909
[email protected]
Registration is required

Substance Abuse Groups for Adolescents
Three different groups for children (and parents) with substance abuse disorders. Substance Abuse Groups (general), Opioid Dependence Groups and Continuing Care Groups.

Children’s Hospital, Boston
Marianne Pugatch
300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
t.857-218-4310
e. [email protected]

What color are your Genes? A group for foster and adopted preteens
A therapeutic group for preteens touched by adoption or foster care to explore issues around identity and self-image. Group activities will involve discussion and artistic expression

Center for Family Connections
Jennifer Eckert, LICSW and Bridget Furlong
350 Cambridge Street
Cost: $295 for 6 sessions (partial scholarships available)
t. 617-547-0909
[email protected]
Registration is required

Xpress Yourself: Adopted and Foster Teens
Teen group (ages 14+) providing multi-artistic forms of expression for those touched by adoption or foster care. Six weeks on Monday evenings, 4:00-5:30 p.m.

Center for Family Connections
Jennifer Eckert, MSW, Jiyeon Hong, and Samantha Pankow
350 Cambridge Street
Cost: $295 for 6 sessions (partial scholarships available)
t.617-547-0909
[email protected]
Registration is require

Clinical Consultation Groups

Clinical Consultation Group:
Case presentation consultation and professional development experience; specifics to be determined by group members.
No larger than 6 members, 1.5 – 2.0 hours, 2 x month.

Lois Levinsky, LICSW / Private Practice
8 Eastman Rd.
Somerville, MA 02143
t. 617.666.2039
e. [email protected]

Consultation Group:
Group for senior clinicians that addresses trauma/addiction, mind/body groups using integrative and innovative methods
(Currently 1 opening, Bi-weekly 1st & 3rd Tuesday each month, 9:30am – 11:30am).

Linda Schiller / Private Practice
Watertown, MA
t. 617.926.9529
e. [email protected]

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