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Massachusetts and New Hampshire | Spring Newsletter ’19 stories

Massachusetts and New Hampshire | Spring Newsletter ’19 stories

Adriana heals from the trauma of child sexual abuse to become a successful mom Adriana Turmel with her sons Lorenzo (left) and Alonzo. Adriana, 20, was sexually abused from age four until six by a male relative who babysat her. The trauma affected her throughout her...
Malik’s behavior change puts him center stage

Malik’s behavior change puts him center stage

Malik, 9, was on stage with other third graders for the ENTIRE school Christmas program last December. He marched up the bleachers with his class. Stood in the right place. Sang all the songs. He followed all the directions… For most parents, good behavior during a...
Dr. J.M. Deeney and 50 years in child psychiatry

Dr. J.M. Deeney and 50 years in child psychiatry

Dr. Deeney began providing children’s psychiatry services to The Christie School in the summer of 1968. He was recruited as part of efforts to modernize Christie’s treatment program for girls living on campus. Dr. Deeney began under the tenure of Sister Veronica Ann...