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Dr. Zaleski Featured by Ready, Healthy, & Able

Writer Vidya Rao of Ready, Healthy, & Able recently consulted with The Mental Health Collective’s Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW, when writing the article ‘Why Military Sexual Trauma Is So Devastating :: The Physical and mental toll of sexual trauma can lead to long-term health problems for service members‘. READ ARTICLE Trauma …

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Treating Trauma

TREATING TRAUMA AT THE COLLECTIVE :: MANY PATHS TO HEALING

Treating trauma is one of the pillars of The Mental Health Collective. Our research-informed program is designed for intimate group support, individual therapy for narrative exposures, and includes technology-driven trauma practices.  At The Collective, we understand that trauma is experienced in multiple ways and can result from different traumatic events. Physical or emotional abuse, natural …

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Choosing Therapy Feature

25 SIGNS YOU’RE AN EMOTIONAL ABUSER

Choosing Therapy Quotes Dr. Nazneen Nizami, Staff Psychologist at The Mental Health Collective Original Article Written By: Stephanie Capecchi, LCSW Original Article Reviewed By: Trishanna Sookdeo, MD, MPH, FAAFP In the article 25 SIGNS YOU’RE AN ABUSER, published by Choosing Therapy, Licensed Clinical Social Worker Stephanie Capecchi opens with, “Emotional abuse is any behavior that …

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CAN ADHD CO-EXIST WITH TRAUMA? An Interview with Dr. Tiffany Grimes, PhD

ADHD and its relationship with trauma feel like a larger topic of interest in all realms of social interactions lately. So we asked our expert, Dr. Tiffany Grimes, Ph.D., to break down her well-informed clinical thoughts for our pondering readers. Dr. Grimes, is there a relationship between ADHD and trauma? Given that ADHD can co-exist …

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PTSD AND EMDR TREATMENT

Every year, eight million adults suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), be it from sexual assault, physical trauma or trauma inflicted during combat situations. Commonly associated with war veterans, PTSD can be incredibly debilitating, causing depression, anxiety, hopelessness, flashbacks to the event and behavioral changes.  Understanding PTSD According to the National Institute of Mental Health …

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What is EMDR Dr. Huang?

Dr. John Huang of The Mental Health Collective shares his clinical perspective on EMDR in a recent interview. What is EMDR? EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing and it can be especially helpful when the brain has been overstressed. At times the brain can become overstimulated:  sights, sounds, smells, emotions can be so intense …

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Personalizing PTSD Treatment

How do I know which PTSD treatment modality is right for me? There are a number of empirically supported treatments for trauma.  Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Somatic Experiencing and EMDR are all well researched. It is an important question– “Which treatment is best for which person?” There are a lot of factors to consider. …

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