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McGlame, Maureen

Senior Faculty
University of Massachusetts
School Affiliation

Cambridge College School of Psychology & Counseling

Community Involvement
  • Board of Directors of the Greater Boston Council on Alcoholism
  • Former member, Advisory Board of the Archdiocese of Boston Priests' Recovery Program
  • Member, Mental Health Team for Boston Healthcare for the Homeless
Courses Taught

Substance Abuse and the Family


M.Ed. - University of Massachusetts - Counseling Psychology - 1980

B.A. - Boston University - English Literature - 1965


Professional Credentials

  • Certified Intervention Specialist
  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor, level 1
Professional Experience
  • Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon, West Africa - 1965-1968 - taught in secondary school and advanced level college, preparing studnets for their GCE examinations and teaching English. Worked for the Peace Corps as a public affairs officer after completing overseas service.

Over 40 years of experience working in the addictions field :

  • Developer and director of COASA (Children of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse) at the Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps.
  • Community counselor in the South End of Boston
  • Program developer and clinical coordinator, St. Elizabeth's Hospital
  • Program developer and director for Family Counseling and Guidance Center's comprehensive addictions services at mental health clinics in downtown Boston, Framingham, Braintree, Marshfield and Danvers
  • Mass General Hospital: senior clinician in the addictions service, therapist, private practitioner, consultant, interventionist, trainer, expert witness, day treatement program developer, and educator
  • Mass General Hospital: fellow in the Dept. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
  • University of Massachusetts Boston: faculty



Awards & Recognitions
  • Counselor of the Year Award - Massachusetts Association for Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • Lora Roe Memorial Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor of the Year Award - NAADAC (National Association for Alcohol and Drug Counselors)
  • Partners in Excellence awards
  • Honorable mention for the Schwartz Center Compassional Caregiver Award
Professional Memberships & Affiliations
  • National Association for Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • MOAR