Last updated: 12/12/2016

Parent Professional Advocacy League (508) 767-9725 ext. 206
Last Updated: 12/12/2016
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Focusing on:
Addictions/Substance Anger Management Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Bipolar Disorders Depression Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Family Issues Firesetting Infant Mental Health Interpersonal Relationships Learning Disabilities Life Transitions Multicultural Issues Parenting Issues Personality Disorders Phobias Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Orientation Sleep Disorders Stress Tourette's Disorder Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Adoption/Foster Care Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Elder Abuse Forensic Gender Identity Grief/Loss Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Postpartum Depression Sexual Disorders Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Parent Professional Advocacy League
51 Union Street Suite 308
Worcester, MA 01608
(508) 767-9725 ext. 206

Contact: Meri Viano

Office Hours:
Mon8:00am – 6:00pm
Tue8:00am – 6:00pm
Wed8:00am – 6:00pm
Thu8:00am – 6:00pm
Fri8:00am – 6:00pm
Sat8:30am – 6:00pm
Sun8:00am – 6:00pm
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 2 Days
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Mobile Services (Van, etc.)
Online Therapy (email, live chat, video)
Telephone Counseling
Video Counseling (Zoom, Skype, etc.)
Weekend Office Hours



Credentials and Certifications:

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $0
Couples: N/A
Group: $0
Family: $0

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Free Services:
10 minute video session
Brief Phone Consultation
Community Education
Crisis Intervention
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families
Prevention Programs


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Young Adults (18-25)
Adults (26-59)
Specific populations:
Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Biracial Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Corrections Officers Diabetes Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Step Families Suicidal Transgender Twins Unemployed
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Alzheimer's Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Military/Veterans Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Case Management Coaching Crisis Intervention Education Consultation Information and Referral
Other theoretical approaches:
Art Therapy
Methods - focus areas:
Family Systems Group Individual Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Other methods:
Couple/Marital Educational or Psycho-Educational
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Cape Verdean Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Portuguese Russian
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