Are you lonely or always feeling unhappy? Are you too isolated since retirement? Is someone in your family ill? Have you considered talking to someone about your worries? The Center offers individual Senior Peer Counseling as a counseling option for adults 62 years of age and older.
The Maple Counseling Center offers a series of older adult therapy groups in our office on Wilshire Boulevard as well as in the community. Join other mature adults to discuss changes, challenges, and life transitions associated with aging. Several groups for men and women are ongoing. Participation in a supportive group can reduce isolation, loss, and depression, and help generate new ideas and creative ways to improve the quality of life. Open Support Groups.
Senior Peer Counselors are paraprofessionals who receive training in counseling skills. These Senior Peer Counselors undergo rigorous training and receive ongoing weekly supervision, provided by a licensed clinician specializing in gerontology.