Groups

The Meeting Point runs both short-term and long-term groups for members of our community. If you are interested in participating in one of the below groups, please reach out to the contact person provided to learn more information or discover whether you would be a good fit.

Ongoing Groups

ON HIATUS – All-Gender Process and Support Group: Finding your place and the gender spectrum can be complex, confusing, joyful, overwhelming and spectacular. Building your Self and Home on your spot on the spectrum can offer a kind of deepening of self that is like nothing else. Whether you are questioning, building or remodeling your relationship to gender all are welcome here. Group meets every other Monday from 6:30-8 PM. Contact AndreAs Neumann-Mascis for more information.

RESUMING Fall 2016- Women of Color Group: The Women of Color support group is for women of color who are at least 23 years of age and older. This is a bi-weekly group that will meet for 8 weeks. It is limited to 10 women. This group is inclusive of women who are LGBTQ, as well as women who are heterosexual. This is an ideal group for women who are interested in developing skills or strengthening existing skills to manage anxiety, depression, relationships, and their professional identity.

Groups are particularly powerful forms of therapy because individuals are presented with an opportunity to share their strengths and struggles in a confidential setting that is designed to reinforce the value of relationships through both professional and peer. For more information, contact Luz Lopez or Dawn Belkin Martinez

Lesbian/Bi/Queer Women Leaving Straight Relationships Support Group
Are you in a straight relationship and thinking about leaving or have already left because you identify as lesbian, bisexual, or queer? Are you worried about how/when to come out to your family, co-workers or friends? Do you wonder how to connect with others in the LGBTQ community? This group will address these unique needs by:

  • Providing a safe supportive environment to process fears or concerns
  • Sharing ideas/tips on broaching coming-out conversations
  • Helping you develop coping/self-care strategies
  • Offering information on divorce/mediation services, community and social opportunities, and education and support for family and friends

If Interested, please contact Jill Ragusa, LICSW at 617-971-8874 or Jill.Ragusa@gmail.com. Fee is $40-$60/session

Occasional Groups

ON HIATUS – Open Relationship Group: This support group is for individuals and couples interested in exploring the pros and cons of consensual non-monogamy, and whether an open relationship is right for them. It is open to people of any sexual orientation or gender identity as long as they are 18 years of age or older.
ON HIATUS – Trans*Partners Group: Looking for support as the non-trans* partner of a trans*person (at any stage of gender transition/exploration)? This confidential, short-term group is for non-trans* partners age 18+. “Partners” includes anyone in a dating or marital relationship, monogamous or non-monogamous.

Other Groups to Come: (Call, if curious)

*Support group for Lesbian mothers who struggle with postpartum depression.
*Support group and psychotherapy group for adult children of parents with mental illness
*Support group and psychotherapy group for adult children of parents with mental illness
*Coming Out Support Group for LGBT Adults