CHA Family Medicine Residency

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Behavioral and Psych Services

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Integrative Medicine Clinic

What:  One morning a week when patients who are referred are seen by a family physician who is trained in Integrative medicine and osteopathic manipulation techniques (OMT) . These are long appointments so that we can discuss the many factors that may influence your health and well-being.
Who should come (and Why):
– Patients referred by their doctors for a more holistic approach to a problem, Patients who may be interested in using modalities other than conventional medicine, such as herbs or mind-body techniques,
-Patients who could benefit from an osteopathic approach to physical pain or issues like repetitive injuries
Where: at Malden FMC
When: Wednesday mornings
Who to contact (and How): Your doctor can refer you or ask the front desk.

What: Wellness group
Who should come (and Why): Any English-speaking adult patient who is interested in being well!  In collaboration with a physician, nutritionist and other Malden patients, we discuss practical healthy eating and exercise strategies for weight loss and overall health.  The group often cooks simple snacks and meals together, engages in low-impact exercise such as walking or yoga (tailored to individual abilities) and sets goals for healthy behaviors.  Gain knowledge, techniques and motivation for healthy living.
Where: MFMC – conference room TBD
When: 1-2 evenings per month
Who to contact (and How): please let the front desk know if you are interested in joining the group.  Enrollment will likely occur for an 8-12 week block.


Join Dr Randi Wertheimer and Dr Lisa Yeung on a journey towards peace and relaxation by participating in the Malden Family Medicine Center’s Stress Reduction Group. We are all confronted with stress and adversity in our lives, and we offer this group as a way to build resiliency and learn calming and relaxing techniques to improve your happiness and over all well-being. If you are a Malden Family Medicine Center patient, and are experiencing stress in your life, we hope that you will join us every Tuesday starting September 2014 from 9:00-11:00am.


CHA Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry

If interested, ask your PCP to place referral.

Cambridge Health Alliance: Outpatient Mental Health @ Central Street:
26 Central St.
Somerville, MA
(617) 591-6033
Details: Most languages available with specialty team or translator

WHAT: This group will provide an understanding of the ways that stress  impacts one’s mind, body, emotions, spirit,  and relationships. It will offer skills for managing the stressors of everyday life; focusing on  health (nutrition, sleep, physical well being), self-compassion and relief from the symptoms that interfere with everyday functioning.
WHO: Prerequisites: commitment to sobriety, safe living situation, no active suicidality/self harm/or psychosis, ability to listen in a group.
WHEN: Group to meet for 8-10 weeks; Wednesday Afternoon (time TBD); at Central Street Health Center; WINTER 2015
HOW: To make a referral: Fill out a VOV group intake form (with your therapist)




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