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Fusako I Page, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Fusako I Page, LICSW, ACSW
Group meets in:
Malden, Massachusetts 02148
"I am a certified clinician by Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART). SMART is an 8-session group and is being provided in my office. Through these 8 sessions, ..."
(781) 236-3348
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Group meets in:
Malden, Massachusetts 02148
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"I am a certified clinician by Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital to provide Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART). SMART is an 8-session group and is being provided in my office. Through these 8 sessions, ..."
Kathleen C. Shine-O'Brien, Counselor
Host: Kathleen C. Shine-O'Brien, MA, LMHC
Group meets in:
Falmouth, Massachusetts 02541
"An Eight-Week Support Program for Suicide Attempt Survivors, facilitated by a licensed clinician and an attempt survivor. This is a closed (not drop-in group) and an intake is required. "
(508) 939-3101
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Group meets in:
Falmouth, Massachusetts 02541
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"An Eight-Week Support Program for Suicide Attempt Survivors, facilitated by a licensed clinician and an attempt survivor. This is a closed (not drop-in group) and an intake is required. "
Lindsay Cotterpong, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Lindsay Cotterpong, LICSW
Group meets in:
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
"Now enrolling! Learn to get off that emotional roller-coaster. Expect your teen to: Increase motivation to complete homework and daily tasks, so that they have more E N E R G Y for family and free time. Access HUNDREDS of ..."
(781) 302-6950
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Group meets in:
Concord, Massachusetts 01742
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"Now enrolling! Learn to get off that emotional roller-coaster. Expect your teen to: Increase motivation to complete homework and daily tasks, so that they have more E N E R G Y for family and free time. Access HUNDREDS of ..."
Elizabeth (Libby) Shapiro, Psychologist
Host: Elizabeth (Libby) Shapiro, PhD
Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
"This is a therapy group for men and women in their 30s, 40s and 50s struggling with relationships, anxiety and/or depression. "
(781) 336-0732
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Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02421
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"This is a therapy group for men and women in their 30s, 40s and 50s struggling with relationships, anxiety and/or depression. "
Denise Koelsch, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Denise Koelsch, LICSW, MSW, MA
Group meets in:
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915
"Drawing from the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Insight Meditation and meditation from the yogic tradition called "pranayama," Denise teaches 6-8 week meditation series . Using both discussion and experiential approaches, she guides and supports participants as they explore breath, body ..."
(978) 595-1935
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Group meets in:
Beverly, Massachusetts 01915
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"Drawing from the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Insight Meditation and meditation from the yogic tradition called "pranayama," Denise teaches 6-8 week meditation series . Using both discussion and experiential approaches, she guides and supports participants as they explore breath, body ..."
Rosa M Buffone, Counselor
Host: Rosa M Buffone, MA, LMHC, RMT
Group meets in:
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
"Do you know the secret to happines? Several psychological experts and spiritual masters offer their understanding of the answer and members of this group explore with each other what we believe it takes to live in happiness and joy when ..."
(617) 858-6913
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Group meets in:
Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 02481
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"Do you know the secret to happines? Several psychological experts and spiritual masters offer their understanding of the answer and members of this group explore with each other what we believe it takes to live in happiness and joy when ..."
Jonathan E. Goldberg, Psychologist
Host: Jonathan E. Goldberg, PhD
Group meets in:
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
"A major element of my CBT group is reducing the patterns of avoidance that come to control a person's life. Many people with panic and anxiety disorders experience tremendous discomfort in situations they cannot "get out of" including social gatherings, ..."
(857) 574-0964
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Group meets in:
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02140
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"A major element of my CBT group is reducing the patterns of avoidance that come to control a person's life. Many people with panic and anxiety disorders experience tremendous discomfort in situations they cannot "get out of" including social gatherings, ..."
Rina Z Folman, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
"Group for people in difficult relationships, including separated and/or divorced. Support, psycho-educational resources,personal life coaching & skills building . Topics include how to have more fulfilling relationships, best strategies for parenting, feeling better and finding solutions despite life's challenges, Holidays, ..."
(978) 233-1947
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Group meets in:
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
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"Group for people in difficult relationships, including separated and/or divorced. Support, psycho-educational resources,personal life coaching & skills building . Topics include how to have more fulfilling relationships, best strategies for parenting, feeling better and finding solutions despite life's challenges, Holidays, ..."
Michele Fronk Schuckel, Psychiatric Nurse
Host: Michele Fronk Schuckel, MBA, BSN, RN
Group meets in:
Weston, Massachusetts 02493
"At Mind Body Medical Associates, we base our work on the latest research in the areas of stress physiology, nutrition, sleep science, modern meditation, resilience, and mindfulness to help you understand and optimize the interaction between your body and your ..."
(857) 363-2690
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Group meets in:
Weston, Massachusetts 02493
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"At Mind Body Medical Associates, we base our work on the latest research in the areas of stress physiology, nutrition, sleep science, modern meditation, resilience, and mindfulness to help you understand and optimize the interaction between your body and your ..."
Through the Forest Counseling Inc., Counselor
Host: Felicha Laforest, LMHC
Group meets in:
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
"Congratulations!!!! you have officially graduated and ready to start your life as a working professional. Joining the real world equipped your education and internship experienced you have it all figured out right?? Life after graduation was designed to help recent ..."
(617) 648-5903
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Group meets in:
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
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"Congratulations!!!! you have officially graduated and ready to start your life as a working professional. Joining the real world equipped your education and internship experienced you have it all figured out right?? Life after graduation was designed to help recent ..."
Andrea Werner Insoft, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Andrea Werner Insoft, LICSW, ACSW
Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02461
"Childbirth Loss Support Groups offer individuals and couples the opportunity to heal their hearts and rebuild their lives. Our groups offer the comfort and mutual assurance that can only come from those who are traveling a similar, rocky journey. "
(617) 841-8040
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Group meets in:
Newton, Massachusetts 02461
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"Childbirth Loss Support Groups offer individuals and couples the opportunity to heal their hearts and rebuild their lives. Our groups offer the comfort and mutual assurance that can only come from those who are traveling a similar, rocky journey. "
Abelard Psychotherapy Inc, Psychiatric Nurse
Host: Abelard Psychotherapy Inc
Group meets in:
Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
"Collaborative Group of independent clinicians include Massage Therapist, Licensed Social Workers, Family Therapist, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Most major health insurances accepted including BCBS, Value Options, UBH, Fallon, Cigna, MBHP, and more. "
(781) 691-5367
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Group meets in:
Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
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"Collaborative Group of independent clinicians include Massage Therapist, Licensed Social Workers, Family Therapist, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Most major health insurances accepted including BCBS, Value Options, UBH, Fallon, Cigna, MBHP, and more. "
Marcia Boria Mariner, Counselor
Host: Marcia Boria Mariner, MA, LMHC
Group meets in:
Auburn, Massachusetts 01501
"If you are a woman who is tired of sacrificing too much for others, or you feel like there is something missing and you do not know what it is, consider joining a supportive circle of visionary women who are ..."
(508) 938-6080
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Group meets in:
Auburn, Massachusetts 01501
"If you are a woman who is tired of sacrificing too much for others, or you feel like there is something missing and you do not know what it is, consider joining a supportive circle of visionary women who are ..."
Jenifer L Dibble, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Jenifer L Dibble, MSW, LICSW
Group meets in:
South Dennis, Massachusetts 02660
"Wednesday Wellness is an expressions based stress relief program for ages 7-18. There will be three groups offered: Ages 7-10 4:00-5:00, Ages 11-14 5:30-6:30 Ages 15-18 7:00-8:00, each Wednesday evening, year round. There may be no cost if insurance approves ..."
(508) 715-4927
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Group meets in:
South Dennis, Massachusetts 02660
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"Wednesday Wellness is an expressions based stress relief program for ages 7-18. There will be three groups offered: Ages 7-10 4:00-5:00, Ages 11-14 5:30-6:30 Ages 15-18 7:00-8:00, each Wednesday evening, year round. There may be no cost if insurance approves ..."
Elliott Kronenfeld, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Elliott Kronenfeld, LICSW, MSW, MS, CST
Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445
"This six week group focuses on the challenges of: * redefining your identity; * coming out to family, friends and coworkers; * understanding gay culture/relationships * surviving divorce * and so much more! The group begins on Friday, October 12 from 8:00 - 9:30 ..."
(617) 934-4461
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Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445
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"This six week group focuses on the challenges of: * redefining your identity; * coming out to family, friends and coworkers; * understanding gay culture/relationships * surviving divorce * and so much more! The group begins on Friday, October 12 from 8:00 - 9:30 ..."
David A. Perna, PhD, Psychologist
Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
"The Middle School Anger Management Group is designed to prevent younger adolescents from escalating to higher levels of interpersonal conflict within their home, school, and larger community settings. Members are more likely to have social skill challenges and commonly struggle ..."
(617) 762-5419
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Group meets in:
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420
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"The Middle School Anger Management Group is designed to prevent younger adolescents from escalating to higher levels of interpersonal conflict within their home, school, and larger community settings. Members are more likely to have social skill challenges and commonly struggle ..."
Renz Counseling, LLC / Cathy Renz, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Cathy C Renz, LICSW
Group meets in:
Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
"What you can expect attending these meetings... Information: Learn about the nature of grief and how it affects people in different ways. Reassurance: Know that you are not alone, that your reactions, thoughts and emotions are part of the normal ..."
(339) 499-7584
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Group meets in:
Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
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"What you can expect attending these meetings... Information: Learn about the nature of grief and how it affects people in different ways. Reassurance: Know that you are not alone, that your reactions, thoughts and emotions are part of the normal ..."
TJocelyne Counseling & Consulting LLC., Marriage & Family Therapist
Host: Tamarra Aristilde Lmft, LMFT, MS
Group meets in:
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
"8-13 years girls -Assertiveness Skills and Healthy Self Image Development This psychotherapy group focuses on emphasizing the importance of self in relations to the world. If you have concerns about your daughter's sense of pride, ability to communicate her needs ..."
(774) 314-6150
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Group meets in:
Brockton, Massachusetts 02301
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"8-13 years girls -Assertiveness Skills and Healthy Self Image Development This psychotherapy group focuses on emphasizing the importance of self in relations to the world. If you have concerns about your daughter's sense of pride, ability to communicate her needs ..."
Sherry Ceridan, Counselor
Host: Sherry Ceridan, Psya, D, MA, LMHC, RN
Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
"The group is for those in all different stages of recovery. "
(617) 981-7419
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Group meets in:
Brookline, Massachusetts 02446
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"The group is for those in all different stages of recovery. "
Jasen L Boyle, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Host: Jasen L Boyle, MSW, LICSW
Group meets in:
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
"This group is designed for family, friends, or concerned significant others of an individual struggling with a substance use disorder. The group provides a safe, friendly environment in which to share your concerns, learn skills, and get support as you ..."
(617) 396-7334
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Group meets in:
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
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"This group is designed for family, friends, or concerned significant others of an individual struggling with a substance use disorder. The group provides a safe, friendly environment in which to share your concerns, learn skills, and get support as you ..."

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Video Game Addiction Support Groups
Video Game Addiction in Boston

The current DSM doesn't recognize video game addiction as a diagnosable addiction. But the patterns of behavior can make parenting a kid or teen who's video gaming difficult.

Get help form a support group in Boston with a teen or child who's patterns of behavior include:

1) Craving more game time, no matter how much they've already played.
2) Chronic dry eyes.
3) Friends stop calling and coming by to hang out.
4) No shower or change of clothes for days.
5) Gets upset if someone suggests they might have a problem with video games.
6) Rarely leaves the house because they feel like they're missing out on something that might be happening in the video games.
7) Spends entire allowance on video game hardware and software.
8) Lies to parents about how often they play games or video games.
9) Skips doing chores to keep video gaming.
10) When not at the computer, they're irritable and snappy.

For more on video game addiction, see Unplugged - a video game addiction blogout on something that might be happening in the video games.

Boston Support Groups and Group Therapy
Group therapy takes many forms. The groups are variously referred to (often interchangeably) as Boston counseling groups, Boston support groups, Boston mutual support groups or peer support groups, self help groups, stress coping groups, workshops and mental health groups. They are moderated by a professional group counselor, group therapist or group psychologist and generally focus on a specific issue or client profile (e.g. men or women etc).

Before joining a Boston support group, first see if the group's issue focus is consistent with your needs. If there are no groups offering support around your issue, feel free to contact these professionals in Boston to ask for a referral to alternative groups nearby.