Steven Cadwell. Ph.D. '90, Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

April 9, 2019

Steven Cadwell, Ph.D. '90, is one of three recipients of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy Foundation, Inc (the Foundation). Individuals receiving this award have been selected for "their outstanding contributions to the work of psychotherapy." 

Cadwell will be honored at the Foundation's annual garden party on May 19, 2019. Tickets are available on

In addition to his psychotherapy practice, Cadwell has written and taught on issues of gender, sexuality, shame and group therapy at Boston University’s Graduate School of Social Work and with Harvard Medical School psychiatry residents. 

Cadwell is also the creator of the documentary "Wild and Precious," a coming-of-age story that spans from when love dared not speak its name, to gay pride, to the AIDS crisis, to civil rights: freedom to marry and raise children. "Wild and Precious" has been featured at theaters, campuses, conferences and Pride Festivals coast to coast, including at SSW's Centennial Celebration during summer 2018.