with Lisa Wessan, LICSW

In one year we cover all four DBT Modules:
Mindfulness ~ Emotion Regulation ~ Distress Tolerance ~ Interpersonal Effectivenes
Please note: We skip High Holy Days, vacation weeks, winter/spring school breaks

Thursday Daytime Group: 3:15-4:45 pm (open to all)
Thursday Evening Group: 7:30-9:00 pm (for mature female teens and women, trans welcome).
For DBT videos, interviews, and details about these groups,
please visit or call 978-710-8039


Taught by Donna Greenhalge

Reiki certification training workshops are conducted on Saturdays starting at 9:00 am and typically end at about 3:30 pm. If you cannot commit to a whole day, you can split a workshop into two 3-hour sessions to be scheduled on two separate Saturdays. You must attend both sessions to receive a certificate of completion. Starting times can be either 9:00 am or 12:00 noon. Additional information can be found on the HandsToHealing website. Contact Donna at 978-888-5236 or send email to for more details or to schedule a class.

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Tuesdays, 7:00-8:00 pm
with Julie Oberhaus

Tai Chi for Beginners is a great first class to begin your journey toward better health and wellness.
Each form will be broken down into small sections so you can follow along and learn with ease.
Tai chi principles will be explained during each lesson so you can understand how to use them to improve your tai chi.
Take this class and discover what tai chi is all about and the benefits you can gain from practicing Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Beginners program.
Visit for more information, including videos.

No prior Tai Chi experience necessary. Try your first class free!
$10 per class at the door, or $35 for a 4-class pass
To register, contact Julie Oberhaus


Second and Fourth Mondays, 6:00-7:00 pm
Taught by Gary Thurston

Gary offers a “Family and Friends” class that is appropriate for the general public.
No prior training or experience required.
The vast majority of sudden cardiac arrests happen at home and are witnessed by a loved one.
Put very simply, the life you save with CPR is likely to be the life of someone you love.

Gary is a Certified American Heart Association Instructor
and a Certified American Red Cross Instructor

Preregistration is strongly encouraged.
Sign up at

For more information, contact Gary: or call 978-621-5275.



Taught by Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD

Childbirth Educator and Doula Trainings in 2017:
January 28-29, April 29-30, September 9-10, October 21-22, November 11-12

Details can be found at

Learn to support birthing women! We remember our births our whole lives. Help make that memory a positive one. Invest in your future and prepare for a job you'll love! Attend a CAPPA-approved training and come away with inspiration and new information. Student nurses welcome. No medical background necessary. Diversify your practice for these challenging economic times! CEU credits.

CBE trainings are taught by veteran perinatal educator Julie Brill, CCCE, CLD, the owner and manager of WellPregnancy. Julie has been teaching childbirth classes since 1992 and has been a member of the CAPPA Faculty since 2003. She is honored to have taught thousands of childbirth education students in a variety of settings and hundreds of CAPPA birth professionals. She has attended births as a midwifery apprentice and doula. Her writings on perinatal topics have appeared in many publications including Midwifery Today, hip mama, and ePregnancy. In February, we will be fortunate to have Jodi Krentzman also teaching. Read more about Jodi at

Here's what participants say about training with Julie:
"Loved the class and our group! Each person brought something special and interesting to the table."
"The training was awesome. I was hesitant to sign up because it was a weekend course. I am so happy I did! I have trouble with focusing for long periods, but I had no trouble with this course. It was informal, laid back, and a great group of other students. Julie was a great instructor!! Great weekend!"
"The content of the course was extremely comprehensive. The instructor was clear, provided specific details, and stimulated outstanding discussions. The instructor used a wide variety of supplemental tools - excellent for visual learners like me! Wonderful course! Absolutely outstanding instructor!"

Become a CAPPA-certified Childbirth Educator or Labor Doula!
Register or get more information at
Space is limited in these trainings. Sign up early!

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