Current and previous clients


  • Jeremiah Burke High School (Boston)
  • Boston College High School
  • CareGroup Parmenter Home Care & Hospice HeartPlay and Camp Erin-Boston


Consultation and direct service to general education and special education students; Program design and implementation; Faculty and administrative training, consultation and/or strategic planning; Training and support services on the intersection of mental health and education; Talks facilitated for SPED PAC, PTO, PAC and other parent associated groups
  • Public Schools
    Watertown, Boston, Needham, Brookline, Framingham, Milton, Methuen, Marshfield, Lexington and Shirley
  • Independent Schools
    Beaver Country Day, Fayerwether Street, St. Stephens, Bishop Feehan
  • Charter Schools
    Conservatory Lab Charter, Neighborhood House Charter


  • Camp Bauercrest
    Behavioral Consultant
  • Camp Erin
    Clinical Consultant
  • BCHS
    Two day course on adolescent mental health
  • Harvard Med School
    Cambridge Hospital Services

    Lecture: Pervasive Developmental Disorder
  • Parmenter Care Group
    Facilitate support groups for all levels of staffing
  • Massachusettes Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Dana Farber
    Training: Social / Emotional development with children
  • Judge Baker Children's Center
    Training: Early childhood prevention project
  • Charles River
    Training: Group structure and organization
    Design and implementation of summer program


  • Lesley University
    Clinical Practice and Supervision Course
  • Boston College School of Education
    Seminar in group counseling;
    Contract supervision for students in the mental health counselor program
  • Boston University Medical School
    Psychopathology of childhood, Psychopathology and Ethical issues in Child therapy, Seminar on adolescent development

For more information or to set up a consultation, contact Ken Barringer, M.A.,LMHC Director at 617-969-2200 x12 or email.

The Academy is a child and adolescent centered agency offering a social skills group program, individual counseling, and school-based services.