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The Collective Connect

THE COLLECTIVE CONNECT

Join us every quarter for The Collective Connect,  a mental health networking group for behavioral healthcare professionals held in Newport Beach, CA. This community gathering is hosted by The Mental Health Collective in an effort to unite Orange County’s brightest behavioral healthcare minds. THE COLLECTIVE CONNECT’S NETWORKING GROUP MEETS IN NOVEMBER! On Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 …

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Therapeutic Narrative Writing and Exploration

THERAPEUTIC NARRATIVE WRITING + EXPLORATION

Dr. Nazneen Nizami reflects on leading the narrative writing and exploration group at The Mental Health Collective. Dr. Nizami believes that creativity can oftentimes unlock the change individuals struggling with mental illness are hoping for. Clinical Team Programs Functional Recovery DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION? Send our team a message or call 888.717.9355 Requesting support for*: …

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THROUGH SURVIVAL WE ARE ALL RESILIENT INDIVIDUALS

THROUGH SURVIVAL, WE ARE ALL RESILIENT INDIVIDUALS

How do we heal and move forward after loss, tragedy, and trauma? Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Iris G-Thrash, believes through survival we are all resilient individuals. Iris discusses the need to tap into protective factors in order to engage with our resilience even in the most trying times. Trauma Programs Functional Recovery DO YOU HAVE …

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LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE MENTAL HEALTH

AN LGBTQ-INCLUSIVE MENTAL HEALTH PROVIDER

LGBTQ community members face higher rates of mental health issues, challenging socioeconomic and cultural conditions, multiple risk factors, and barriers to accessing care. Finding a queer-inclusive provider with baseline competency can be difficult, and locating a provider with specialized knowledge and experience in LGBTQ issues may take even more time. PROUD + EMPOWERED The Collective provides research-informed …

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Treating the Trauma of Sexual Assault IECA Presentation

TREATING THE TRAUMA OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

Understanding the trauma of sexual assault is essential in finding the proper treatment intervention for healing. Dr. Kristen Zaleski’s presentation at IECA 2022 in San Diego will discuss current research on single incident vs chronic sexual violence as well as sub-types of violence such as rapes that are drug-facilitated and technology-facilitated. Dr. Zaleski will overlay …

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NEW RESEARCH ON LGBTQ+ SEXUAL ORIENTATION CHANGE

The Mental Health Collective is excited to announce the co-authored and published research of our clinical therapist John ‘Jack’ Senese IV, LCSW. The LGBTQ+ research Sexual Orientation Change Among Adolescents and Young Adults: A Systematic Review¬†is linked in the button below. Original Paper Written By: Ankur Srivastava, Jade Winn, John Senese IV & Jeremy T. …

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Coffee Talk with Hired Power

COFFEE TALK WITH HIRED POWER

A weekly virtual meeting for the Mental Health and Substance Use treatment community focused on building relationships and resources through collaboration. The Mental Health Collective’s Clinical Director, Dr. Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW tuned in as guest speaker for Hired Power’s virtual meeting COFFEE TALK on Thursday, October 13th, 2022. Click in below to hear what …

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Clinical Team Meeting

CLINICAL TEAM MEETING

INTERVIEW WITH LAUREN HOPKINS, APCC | CLINICAL CARE COORDINATOR https://youtu.be/x3n-PJx9bq0 Clinical Care Coordinator, Lauren Hopkins, APCC, discusses the structure of clinical team meetings at The Mental Health Collective in Newport Beach, CA.¬† Click into the video to hear Lauren share about the importance of communication amongst all clinical team members. INTERVIEW: WHAT DOES A CLINICAL …

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