Pastoral Counseling Services of the South Shore
Institute for Spiritual Life and Psychotherapy
Partnering with our clients toward healing and wholeness.
Interested in meeting with a pastoral counselor?
Contact our Intake Line at
email@example.com or 781-826-0011 ext. 112.
And, be sure to read our counselor bios to help you get started.
For Billing, please call 781-826-0011 ext. 108.
Meet the Staff
The Institute for Spiritual Life and Psychotherapy is a non-profit agency committed to the integration of spirituality and psychology through a broad spectrum of human growth and development activities. The services of the Institute are designed to optimize the emotional and spiritual health of persons across socioeconomic, ethnic, and religious spectrums. Activities of the Institute include:
Pastoral counseling and psychotherapy
Training and education in pastoral counseling
Spiritual direction and consultation
Research and writing in spiritual life and psychotherapy
Preventative mental health workshops
Pastoral Counseling Services of the South Shore (PCSSS)
Pastoral Counseling Services of the South Shore (PCSSS) provides high standard professional counseling for a variety of life concerns. We provide individual, couples, family, and group therapy for issues including:
marriage and family
child and adolescent concerns
PCSSS serves close to 300 clients across the South Shore with an interdisciplinary staff of counselors, post-graduate training fellows, counseling interns and administrative staff. PCSSS maintains offices through partner churches in Hanover (St. Andrew's Episcopal Church), Norwell (Church Hill United Methodist Church), Brockton (First Evangelical Lutheran Church of Brockton), Hanson (First Baptist Church), Plymouth (Christ Church Parish of Plymouth), and Braintree (Union Congregational Church of Weymouth and Braintree). We also provide in-home services to clients with disabilities and home-bound elderly.
Clinical Director, Reverend Laura Delaplain, PhD, Kyriaki FitzGerald, PhD, Jace Langone, PsyD, and Brian Massey, PhD, are Licensed Clinical Psychologists. Our counseling staff includes licensed psychologists, licensed mental health counselors, licensed social workers, post-graduate fellows, and interns.
PCSSS accepts most insurances. We offer a sliding fee scale for those without insurance coverage.
We are an independent, non-profit counseling agency comprised of licensed and license-seeking clinicians, student interns, and staff. Our counseling centers are unique in that we have the capacity to include religious and spiritually integrated approaches, when desired, within a larger range of psychotherapy resources. We meet with clients at host churches throughout the South Shore of Massachusetts and also offer counseling services statewide via telehealth. We seek to journey together with our clients in their process of healing and wholeness in an atmosphere which honors each person’s voice and story. Our ultimate purpose is to be catalysts for restorative healing, change and growth in the lives of those we serve.
The Institute for Spiritual Life & Psychotherapy, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to providing professional assistance to our clients without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, ethnicity, national origin, ability-level, socioeconomic status, relationship and/or parental status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, or military status in any of our activities and operations with the exception of making clinically relevant out-referrals in the service of supporting more specialized treatment as needed.