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We are a compassion-based, spiritually-informed, holistically-minded mental health counseling and holistic services agency. We rely heavily on our fundraising events, community outreach and news about our work to support our mission.

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Fashion Show Recap in Photos

For over 20 years our fashion show gala has been the main source of our annual fundraising efforts. It started in a small restaurant in Quincy with just 50 people, doubling each year, eventually growing to a gathering of over 400. We have held our event at The Lantana in Randolph, MA for many years. … Read more

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Maria Droste Counseling Services is Awarded $100,000 by the Cummings Foundation and their $100K for 100 Grant Program!

Quincy, May 24, 2017 – Maria Droste Counseling Services is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100k for 100” program. The Quincy-based organization was chosen from a total of 549 applicants during a competitive review process. Maria Droste Counseling Services which is celebrating its 25th Anniversary this … Read more

Video Resources

This guided imagery meditation video led by Meghan Earle, LMHC is appropriate for both beginners and those well practiced in meditation. Find a comfortable position and take a moment to be peacefully present with yourself.

Maria Swanson, Outpatient Therapist, speaks at Quincy Chamber of Commerce virtual event. Watch the Facebook video here.

Meghan Earle of MDCS responds with helpful tips on how to cope with anxiety around crisis. May 2020.

An interview with Executive Director, Michael Shanahan, talking about how MDCS is responding to the crisis and how YOU can Help MDCS Help Others! Interview recorded by Joe Catalano of QATV. April 1, 2020.

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