Maria Trozzi, the Program Director of Joanna's Place, brings years of expertise as a trusted clinician, national expert, and respected author helping families face stressful life events.
The groups below are free of charge for South Shore families.
Circle Support Groups:
Circle support groups for children (6-18 years old) and their parents. Each of the three groups focuses on promoting resilience when faced with grief, special needs, or illness. Each circle offers a comprehensive family support group where children are surrounded by others in their same age group facing similar challenges.
* Circle G: Support for children facing the loss of a parent or sibling.
* Circle S: Support for children facing the challenges of having a sibling with a significant special needs.
* Circle I: Support for children facing the challenges of having a parent with severe or chronic illness.
For more information, please contact your child's guidance counselor or the school psychologist, Nicole Ochs.