Harvard University presents: Movies for Mental Health (Online)

A virtual workshop featuring award-winning short films and a panel discussion with students and local mental health resources. All are welcome!

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Counseling and Mental Health Services (CAMHS) @ Harvard
NAMI Massachusetts

Featured National Resources:

Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Black Mental Health Alliance


Date:April 16, 2021
Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Harvard University
Cambridge, MA United States
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Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of students felt that the workshop created awareness of mental health issues
100% of students reported that the workshop reduced stigma related to mental illness
93% of students not in therapy reported an increased likelihood of seeking support for well-being
I can use the things I’ve learned from this workshop in helping and guiding myself in bettering my mental health and being of support to my friends. "
-Student attendee

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Visualizing Lies
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Maegan Kenney, M.A. l Transpersonal Integration Coach & Consultant l Owner, Third Realm Integration Maegan Kenney is a transpersonal integration coach and consultant and second-degree Reiki practitioner with many years’ experience in the mental health and addiction field as a coach, therapist, and consultant. She a master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling from William James College and is currently pursuing a PhD from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) with a research focus in consciousness, energy medicine, and entheogenic substances.
Barbara Hamm, Psy.D.
Barbara Hamm, PsyD, is  Director of the Transformative Action Project @ the Public Health Advocacy Institute at Northeastern School of Law and an Affiliate at the Center for Mindfulness and Compassion. Through these programs she brings trauma-informed workshops combining mindful practices and creative expression to groups and communities impacted by violence. She is also a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Instructor ( part-time) in the Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School with a practice in Harvard Sq. Cambridge in which she provides psychotherapy, supervision and consultation.
Lisa Pierce, MSW, LICSW (MA), LCSW-R (NY) I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in both Massachusetts and New York with over 20 years of experience. Having lived in different parts of the world has positively impacted and expanded my viewpoint. I deeply value getting to know people who are different from me.
Alicia M. Flanagan, MSW, LICSW Alicia Flanagan is a social worker in Cambridge, MA specializing in individual psychotherapy with adults who are looking for change due to having depression, anxiety, and/or a reaction to traumatic stress. She welcomes all individuals of all identities and affiliations.