CAROL FELDMAN BASS
Drawing on her background as a life coach, group facilitator, divorce mediator, improvisational comic, and actress, Carol’s expertise is in helping people find the confidence they seek to live life to the fullest.
In 2011, Carol founded Social Dynamix, a totally unique, interactive style of learning that combines improvisation, psychodrama, and social pragmatics to help individuals gain confidence and overcome social anxiety.
Carol’s special skill is in creating a nurturing, non-threatening, and fun environment where socially uncomfortable individuals can learn, communicate, and blossom.
High-energy, intuitive, and dynamic, she is a catalyst for positive change, helping individuals evolve in a manner that engenders pride, encourages communication, and.nurtures self-confidence.<br><br>
Carol has a diverse educational background.
Her formal education started at Vassar College, where she earned a B.A. in Political Science and Theatre. Following, she earned a J.D. at Boston University School of Law and went on to have a successful career as in-house counsel at New England Electric, now National Grid, and then as a divorce mediator. As a mediator, Carol observed firsthand the challenges that many people have in expressing themselves.
Drawn to help others make proactive, positive change, Carol became a Certified Life Coach through training at the internationally recognized Coaches Training Institute, (CTI) and later, had extensive education and training in psychodrama at Lesley University and the Moreno Institute East. In 2014, she graduated from the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute.
Since 2009, Carol has partnered with The Asperger/Autism Network (AANE)
Today, Carol continues to act and perform at True Story Theater in the New England area and is Co-Director of the The American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama (ASGPP) NE Chapter
She is married and has two children.
jonathan bass, M.D.
Board Certified in Pediatrics, Child and Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry, Jonathan has helped children, adolescents, and adults for over thirty years.
He collaborates with Carol using action methods to treat families seeking to improve communication and understanding within the family system.
Jonathan’s areas of expertise include: diagnostic evaluations, psychopharmacologic assessment, and ongoing treatment of individuals with ADHD, mood disorders (Major Depressive Disorder/Bipolar Disorder), Autistic Spectrum Disorders, and Anxiety Disorders (OCD, Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, etc.). He also provides psychoanalytically informed psychotherapy, play therapy, and intensive psychotherapy.
Jonathan completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Rochester and attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Following six months working as a General Medical Officer in the Native American, Clinton, Oklahoma, he completed an internship and residency in Pediatrics at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California.
He then moved to Boston where he completed fellowships in Developmental Disabilities (Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Mental Retardation) and Psychosomatic Pediatrics, followed by a residency in Child Psychiatry, all at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston.
Jonathan completed his training in Adult Psychiatry at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center. From 1986 to 1997, he was the chief of the Department of Child Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center and from 1988-1987 was the director of Child Residency Training at the Boston University School of Medicine.
He is married and has two children.