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Ciervo, John

Senior Instructor
Lesley University
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

Academic Focus

Addiction disorders

Community Involvement
  • Massachusetts Legislative Action for LMHC’s
  • Brookline Town CIS Program Instructor
Courses Taught
  • Psychopharmacology of Addiction
  • Substance Abuse in the Family
  • Addiction Disorders
  • Advanced Clinical Supervision
  • Theories of Personality

M.Ed. - Cambridge College
CAGS - Lesley University


Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel - Socrates

Strong minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, weak minds discuss people - Socrates

Professional Experience
  • Behavioral Health Navigator, SEMC - Steward Health Care, Brighton, MA
  • Program Director - DMH Adolescent Psychiatric Residential Treatment, Quincy, MA
  • Private Practice - Newton, MA
  • EAP Consultant
Awards & Recognitions

2016 Presidents Award MAMHCA

Selected Presentations
  • IPV – May 2016 Cambridge, Mass
  • SEMC – Understanding the Opioid Crisis
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • NASW