Home Base To Offer New Weekend Workshop for Couples: June 3-4

*Deadline for registration: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 5:00 pm 

Whether you’ve celebrated one anniversary or twenty, as a military couple you can anticipate more excitement — and expect more challenges — than the average civilian couple. Because we understand the stresses of military life, we want to help you and your partner reconnect through our FREE two-day weekend workshop. If you think your your relationship be improved, or you would like a closer, more meaningful connection with your partner, this highly interactive two-day workshop will help you start the journey of healing and strengthening your relationship.

Saturday, June 3rd
9:30am-5:00pm
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Sunday, June 4th
10:00am-3:00pm

Massachusetts General Hospital; Home Base Clinic
101 Merrimac St. Suite 250
Boston, MA 02114
Parking will be provided

Under the leadership of Dr. Shiri Cohen, Director of Couples Services at Home Base, this workshop, called “Conversations for Connection”, is based off the best-selling book “Hold me Tight” and will teach attendees how to

  • Create a better connection with their partner
  • How to have conversations that bring couples closer
  • How to gain a better understanding of each other’s needs

If you are interested or would like to refer an interested applicant for this upcoming workshop, please call the the Home Base Clinic at (617) 724-5202.

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Dr. Shiri Cohen

About Home Base’s Director of Couples Services: Dr.Cohen is a staff psychologist at Home Base, focusing on working with couples and families. Dr. Cohen is also an instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.  Dr. Cohen completed her undergraduate work with honors in Biobehavioral Health at the Pennsylvania State University Scholars Program. She received her Master’s Degree and PhD in Clinical Psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Cohen participated in the Clinical Research Training Program Fellowship at the Judge Baker Children’s Center and Harvard Medical School. Additionally, Dr. Cohen was a Clinical Fellow in the Couples & Family Training Program at the Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Cohen’s research has focused on relationship processes; the intersection of couple’s and individual health, and couple-based treatment of individual illness such as depression, and her treatment work has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. She has experience treating couples and families with evidence-based approaches such as cognitive-behavioral and emotion-focused therapies.

Dr. Cohen has extensive experience as a therapist and as clinical supervisor. Most recently she has worked as a Clinical Instructor & Supervisor within the Family and Couples Therapy Program at Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry and as a member of Couples & Family Consultation Team also at Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Psychiatry.