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Newport Beach Mental Health Treatment

As Clinical Director, Dr. Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW, understands that providing neuro-informed, attachment focussed, evidence-based treatment is the best way for The Mental Health Collective in Orange County, California, to treat and support adults living with mental illness and trauma disorders. https://youtu.be/PMhBeKoqTF4 Dr. Kristen Zaleski Programs Functional Recovery DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION? Send our …

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Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Therapeutic Interventions

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Iris G-Thrash, is one of Orange County’s leading therapists. Iris aligns her individualized therapeutic approach for each client with a Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Therapeutic Intervention philosophy. The Mental Health Collective is grateful to have Iris’ skillset supporting care for clients struggling with mental health issues in Newport Beach, CA. https://youtu.be/FOJUXlBbVpY Iris …

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Empathy, A Three Step Process.

Empathy, as defined by the Miriam-Webster dictionary, is “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another of either the past or present without having the feelings, thoughts, and experience fully communicated in an objectively explicit manner.” Within clinical, coaching, and online self-improvement discussions, …

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Clinical Care Coordinators // Jessica Geiger, MS and Lauren Hopkins, APCC

Jessica Geiger, MS and Lauren Hopkins, APCC, Clinical Care Coordinators of The Mental Health Collective discuss their role in client case management. The two team members stress the importance of being involved in every detail regarding communication to support clients through admission to discharge planning. https://youtu.be/dhjAQYtClSs Trauma Programs Functional Recovery DO YOU HAVE A QUESTION? …

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Pandemic Era Increases Diagnosable Mental Illness Rates | Dr. Anna McCarthy

At The Mental Health Collective, we seem to be seeing an upswing in complex clinical presentations, with somatic issues accompanying them. The million dollar question is, WHY? It is near impossible to say with 100% certainty what the causal factors are. Having said that, many sources of reliable research data are showing that not only …

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Anxiety in 2020

Diagnosing Anxiety 2020 has been a challenging year for mental health, filled with unknowns and anxiety-inducing events. From COVID-19 and its inherent health risks to the isolation imposed by quarantine and social distancing, we can all agree that a certain amount of anxiety is appropriate. That said, with the reopening of the country and thus …

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