Tag Archives: Social Therapy Group

Social Therapy Group Joins the National Dialogue on Mental Health

In response to the White House’s efforts to advance a national dialogue on mental health, The Social Therapy Group in New York, the Atlanta Center for Social Therapy and the Philadelphia Social Therapy Group will host an online community conversation on mental … Continue reading

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Summer Interns explore social therapeutics

For another productive summer, the East Side Institute and Social Therapy Group welcomed a cosmopolitan class of summer interns, representing a variety of cultural backgrounds and coming from colleges in the Bronx, Massachusetts, Louisiana, the UK and Spain. Over the course the six … Continue reading

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Christine LaCerva presents on clinical work with families + children

Christine La Cerva, Director of the Social Therapy Group, will host a four-week online seminar for therapists, educators and parents entitled “Therapy Play with Children and Families.” Using interviews, unpublished case study materials and notes from supervisory sessions, Christine will introduce … Continue reading

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Social Therapy at Harlem Week

A team of 18 Institute and Social Therapy Group staff, faculty and volunteers participated in Harlem Week festivities on August 19, creating a stage for some good conversation about emotional development as a critical issue for our communities. The team … Continue reading

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Open House Features a Performance of Social Therapy

The Social Therapy Group hosted an Open House at its community center in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Thirty people attended, including members of the Students and Professionals in Mental Health Meetup.  By way of introduction, Institute faculty member Hugh Polk, M.D., asked members of … Continue reading

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Newman’s “Life Upon the Wicked Stage” takes the spotlight at play-reading marathon

A cast of about 20 performers from the Social Therapy Group and the East Side Institute took to the Castillo Theatre stage over the weekend to perform a reading of Fred Newman’s Life Upon the Wicked Stage — which was first presented … Continue reading

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Social Therapist, Hugh Polk, M.D., and “men’s emotional prison…”

The Social Therapy Group‘s, Community Therapist blog features a new piece by medical director Hugh Polk, M.D., writing on his experiences in doing therapy with men and the emotional prison that many live in…. Men are socialized in our culture … Continue reading

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