617-710-1482 // Olga Fotin, MA, LPCC, LMHC, NCC, CCMHC


Emergency Services Program (Massachusetts): 877-382-1609,   http://www.masspartnership.com/provider/ESP.aspx

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK), http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 (1-800-799-SAFE), http://www.thehotline.org

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-422-4453 (1-800-4-A-CHILD), http://www.childhelp.org

The National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673 (1-800-656-HOPE), http://www.rainn.org

Samaritans Statewide Helpline (Massachusetts): 877-870-4673 (1-877-HOPE), http://samaritanshope.org

*** If you do not require emergency help, the William James College INTERFACE Referral Service maintains a mental health and wellness referral help line Monday through Friday, 9 am-5 pm: 888-244-6843, https://interface.williamjames.edu ***

About meditation

Speakers: Richard J. Davidson, PhD (National Institute of Health / National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health)

Read more:

  • “What the Science Says About the Effectiveness of Meditation”
  • “Meditation and the Brain”
  • “What the Science Says About Safety and Side Effects of Meditation”
  • Research overview of meditation for the following conditions:

– Pain
– For High Blood Pressure
– For Irritable Bowel Syndrome
– For Ulcerative Colitis
– For Anxiety, Depression, and Insomnia
– For Smoking Cessation
– Other Conditions


“It is a joy to be hidden but a disaster not to be found”
– D.W. Winnicott

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future”
– Steve Jobs

Struggling with unhealthy habits?

About willingness and ability to create “space between me and my thoughts” (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy).

Speaker: Jonathan Bricker, PhD