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Therapeutic Mentoring Program


boys on wallTherapeutic mentoring interventions are also designed to include appropriate participation in recreational, athletic, artistic, educational, vocational and social activities. The Therapeutic Mentor delivers services with an existing outpatient or in-home therapy treatment plan that is jointly developed with input from the parent/caregiver/ school personnel or significant persons in the youth’s life.

Benefits of the Therapeutic Mentoring Program

What we do

  • Coach, support and train the youth to be successful in navigating various social situations, learning new skills and making functional progress
  • Role plays and behavioral rehearsal
  • Skill acquisition and practice in community
  • Provide exposure to social situations in which age-appropriate skills can be practiced
  • Enhance conflict resolution skills
  • Develop communication skills
  • Provide telephone support as needed to the youth
  • Complete family and other collateral contacts to support the treatment plan

How to make a referral for services

Children may be referred by their PCP, out-patient therapist, school, emergency services, and many other healthcare and social service providers. They may also self-refer.

For information or to make a referral, please call our Behavioral Health Department’s referral line: (617) 516-5208.

Therapeutic Mentoring clinicians are on-call and available from 8:00am to 8:00pm, Monday-Friday. Weekend hours available.

Health Insurances Accepted

  • Massachusetts Behavioral Health Partnership