Mara Briere is a Certified Family Life Educator based out of Bedford, MA. In this capacity, she develops, plans, and facilitates workshops to address the emotional, cultural, social and physical needs of children and their families for parents, caregivers, and teachers. She provides private coaching to parents on how to identify individualized solutions to their parenting challenges. Mara also provides in-home and community-based family preservation services to children and families referred by community agencies. Mara’s skill set encompasses incorporating short-term treatment modalities including Motivational Interviewing, Solutions Focused Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with an educational and prevention family strengthening model. Her specialty is working with families recovering from the impact of addictions.
Certified Family Life Educator
MA Family Life Education
Certificate in Substance Abuse Counseling
Certification in Myers Briggs Type Inventory
Certification in Becoming a Love and Logic Parent Program
Certificate in Elementary Education
MS Therapeutic Recreation pending
BA Philosophy and Sociology
NCFR National Council of Family Relations
NPEN National Parenting Education Network
Bedford Chamber of Commerce
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