Mental Health Services
JF&CS Mental Health Services can help you gain a clearer understanding of your concerns, recognize their impact on your life, and increase your ability to implement new coping strategies.
Our clients achieve greater productivity, self control, and independence, which can in turn increase self-esteem. We can also help you identify available community resources and supports.
- Parenting support and education for parents of newborns
- Counseling for individuals considering infertility treatment or adoption
- Post-adoption issues: transition to parenthood, family adjustment, loss, and identity
- Therapeutic interventions focused on supporting the relationships of young children and their parents impacted by trauma
- Support for parents of premature infants
Geriatric Mental Health:
- Comprehensive assessment and medication management
- Expertise in addressing quality of life issues: adjustment, loss, cognitive decline, and depression
- Clinicians specializing in addressing elders’ multiple needs
- Caregiver support
- Home visits available in some communities
Serving People with Disabilities:
- Counseling to enhance independent living
- Family support and counseling
- Family coaching for families with a child with a disability to improve a child's emotional regulation and participation in community and family activities
- Assistance resolving problems that jeopardize stability and help taking steps toward a more fulfilling life through a supportive partnership model
- Coordination with JF&CS Services for People with Disabilities
Referrals for counseling come from hospitals, primary care physicians, community agencies, and other JF&CS programs. Individuals and families may contact us directly. An intake coordinator is always available to conduct a brief evaluation over the telephone and to facilitate scheduling the first appointment.
For more information, call 781-647-JFCS (5327) or email your questions via our contact us page.