SMART Program

Stress Management and Resiliency Training (SMART): A Relaxation Response Resiliency Program

The Stress Management And Resiliency Training (SMART) program teaches self-care practices that help buffer daily stress, making participants less emotionally and physically vulnerable to it.  

This program is designed to help participants regain control and build resilience through a variety of mind body principles and self-care interventions, leading to reduced medical symptoms and enhanced quality of life.

This program will help participants:
•    Understand the connection between stress and physical or emotional problems
•    Learn a variety of techniques to elicit the relaxation response, the body’s innate stress buffer
•    Appreciate the role of positive thoughts and beliefs
•    Learn the importance of healthy eating, restorative sleep and physical activity

 Anyone with the following would benefit:
•    Anxiety-related symptoms         ●    Insomnia or fatigue             ●   Headaches or migraines
•    Gastrointestinal disorders        ●    Autoimmune disorders              ●   Skin problems    
•    Mild to moderate depression        ●    Asthma or allergies                 ●   Chronic pain or TMJ    
 
The SMART program includes three individual appointments, which are reimbursed by most insurers.  The program also includes eight weekly two-hour group sessions, which are self-pay.

Leadership
The SMART program is directed by the following clinical staff: Peg Baim, MS, NP, Director; Leslee Kagan, MS, FNP-BC; Laura Malloy, LICSW; and Darshan Mehta, MD, MPH, Medical Director.  For complete bios or for more information, please click here.

To make an appointment, please call (617) 643-6090.

 

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