ABOUT COMPASS MEDICAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMS

Compass Medical’s Behavioral Health department hosts multiple different groups that focus on developing skills and alternative therapies to promote positive lifestyle changes. For more information on our Behavioral Health programs, please contact Kimberly Jackson at (508) 350-2225 opt. 3.

 

*Please note, an intake session is required for all participants and may be covered by insurance.

FOOD AND MOOD

Skills to assist in lifestyle change, end cravings, improve mood and decrease anxiety.

  • Are you dealing with emotional eating or health concerns that would benefit from a lifestyle change?
  • Do you want to break old habits and replace them with new healthy ones?

Food and Mood is a 5-week program that focuses on positive coping skills, identifying emotional and stress eating, food and mood concepts and the health effects of imagery and relaxation response.

MEET THE FACILITATOR

Julia Swartz, MSW, LICSW, CEIS is the Clinical Director of Compass Medical Behavioral Health. Julia has over 25 years of clinical experience from a variety of settings including Early Intervention and Private Practice.  She specializes in treating “young families” as well as pregnant and post partum women.  In addition to offering play and family therapies, Ms. Swartz counsels couples, adults and elders.  She has intensive training with the Harvard School of Medicine’s Mind Body Institute and integrates stress management and cognitive behavioral techniques in treating depression and anxiety.  Ms. Swartz utilizes Personality Typing and effective communication in relationship building. She also facilitates the innovative Food and Mood groups for stress and emotional eaters and is committed to the integration of mental health and medicine.  Ms. Swartz has taught communication and relational skills to medical students and pediatricians both at the Harvard School of Medicine and through the Children’s Emotional Health Link.

  • (508) 350 - 2225 #3
  • Compass Medical East Bridgewater
    1 Compass Way | Suite 101
    *Enter the front door of SEMC, the suite is located to the right at the bottom of the stairs.
  • Monday Mornings 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    February 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020

Navigating Pain Management

Alternative therapies to manage chronic pain.

  • Are you interested in managing pain through evidence-based and alternative therapies?

This 5-week group will focus on evidence-based behavioral health and alternative therapies to manage chronic pain with or without use of pain medications.

MEET THE FACILITATOR

Sean Kern, LICSW earned his Master of Social Work degree from Boston College and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst.  Prior to joining Compass Medical, he was employed as a Behavioral Health Clinician and Clinical Director for 5 years with a local practice treating addiction and co-occurring disorders. Sean works with each patient to develop an adaptive shared understanding of their unique character and worldview. Sean is experienced in utilizing group and individual modalities for the treatment of addiction, anxiety, depression, and relational mental health conditions.

  • (508) 350 - 2225 #3
  • Compass Medical East Bridgewater
    1 Compass Way | Suite 101
    *Enter the front door of SEMC, the suite is located to the right at the bottom of the stairs.
  • Monday Mornings 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    February 3, 2020 - May 4, 2020

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