In both professional and personal contexts, the importance of relational intelligence is gaining global recognition. In this group, concepts such as emotional intelligence and mindfulness will be used to help members balance professional and personal goals, self awareness and empathy, effectiveness, and authenticity. This group is especially well-suited for professionals who want to increase their capacity for intimacy while coping with high visibility and high stress in their careers. Members value a wellness oriented model of growth which is free from the constraints of "medically necessary" psychotherapy linked to insurance protocols. They are especially interested in learning more about their reactions to others when dealing with conflict, competition, loss, and transition. Interpersonal at its core, the group's most challenging and rewarding work occurs through effective feedback to relational events as they occur in the "here and now" personal encounter.
Daniel Even is a 34-year veteran of the field, and specializes in anxiety, depression, burnout at work, interpersonal skills, marital conflict, pain management, and religious issues. He works with most age groups, including young adults, college students, adults, professionals, couples, and seniors.
Daniel specializes in group therapy. In addition to his private practice, he also leads an experiential group at UMass Dartmouth for graduate students in the psychology department. He is a Certified Group Psychotherapist and a life member of both the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy.
Daniel's approaches to therapy include acceptance and commitment therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, interpersonal therapy, and mindfulness practices. In addition to his master's degree in Social Work, Daniel also holds a Master of Divinity. He has a special interest in connecting Western religious traditions with an Eastern meditative approach. His approach to mindfulness integrates dialectical behavioral skills in order to address clients' conflicts and strengths related to spirituality.
Daniel has degrees from Harvard, Smith College, and Bucknell University, and has worked in several health centers and hospitals throughout New England. He has been in private practice since 1981.