As part of the patient centered medical home, our behavioral health department is integrated in the medical care at SJPHC. Our counselors are an integral part of the team based care SJPHC provides. We meet with all the patients who request our services and collaborate with them in setting goals and planning strategies to achieve them.
Behavioral Health services offer:
Co-director of Racial Justice and Equality Initiatives
Coordinator of the Family Team
Coordinator of the Adult Behavioral Health Team
Director of Behavioral Health
Coordinator of Substance Abuse Services
This group benefits women who are isolated and/or have the dysregulated affect that stems from depression, anxiety, and trauma histories. It provides psycho-education on affect state and management. Women will gain coping strategies and learn correlations between feeling states and external triggers. The group fosters a culture of wellness. All is done in a format which promotes motivation, hope and inspiration. Mondays: 11am-12:30pm *All referrals / clinical message to Dennie or call (617) 983-4219.
Este grupo ofrece educación sobre la depresión y estrategias para adaptarse a las dificultades de la vida. Usted aprenderá como lidiar con sus emociones y pensamientos negativos. Nuestro ambiente promueve la motivación, la esperanza y la inspiración. Lunes 11am. Dennie Butler-Mackay, LICSW y Tatiana Martinez, LCSW. Llame al (617) 983-4219.
This mutual aid group where members support each other spiritually and emotionally through shared projects, healthy food, conversation and playfulness! Wednesdays 11am. Please call Tyler Haaren, LICSW at 617-983-4236 for screening to enroll in this open group.
Unase al grupo "Señoras Unidas" para compartir historias, conversación, comida, y apoyarnos mutuamente. Miercoles 11am. Tyler Haaren, LICSW. Llame al (617)983-4236.
Geared towards Spanish-speaking men who might feel isolated, angry, frustrated, depressed, or anxious; have sleep problems; and/or may be abusing alcohol and other drugs. This group offers men strategies to better manage and cope with socioeconomic difficulties and family problems, reduce isolation, foster mutual support from others with similar life experience, enhance problem-solving and decision-making skills in their lives outside of the group. Thursdays 1-2:30pm *All referrals/clinical message to Joya Lonsdale, LICSW and Tyler Hunt, LICSW open referrals or call at 617-983-4219.
Este grupo ofrece a señores latinos, un espacio estructurado para identificar y aprender cómo lidiar con experiencias de ansiedad, depresión, enojo, problemas familiares o de relaciones. El entorno de apoyo mutuo nos ayuda a conectarnos con otros participantes y compartir. Jueves 1pm. Tyler Hunt, LICSW y Joya Lonsdale, LICSW. Llame al (617) 983-4219.
This group offers an opportunity to learn and practice techniques to improve mood, decrease anxiety, develop agency and personal power, and regulate affect and self-esteem. Members are taught behavioral strategies (relaxation, breathing exercises, yoga postures, mindfulness), cognitive strategies (reframing, identification of patterns of negative thinking, development of new positive thinking, problem solving), communication and social skills (practice of feedback, identification and expression of feelings). Tuesdays at 11am *All referrals/clinical message to Andrea Soler, LICSW or call 617-983-4219.
Los participantes aprenden y practican técnicas de relajación, respiración y yoga para mejorar el ánimo, calmarse, y lidiar con los problemas de la vida. Martes 11am. Andrea Soler LICSW, RYT500. Llame al (617) 983-4219.
Join this women’s therapy group for a safe place to learn and practice to manage emotions, anxiety or depression through mindfulness strategies and with the support of other women. Thursdays 5:30pm. Tyler Haaren LICSW. Call: (617) 983-4236.
We offer bilingual yoga, meditation and Zumba classes. Contact the Mind Body Center for more information/ Llámenos para más información: (617) 983-4226.
View classes offered currently via the Health Promotion Center studio schedule.
Behavioral Health Department Telephone: 617-983-4219
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