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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 Mood Disorders at The Collective

TREATING MOOD DISORDERS AT THE COLLECTIVE

How Taking an Individualized and Multi-Interventional Approach to Mood Disorder Treatment is Helping Clients Live Their Best Lives¬† MOOD + ANXIETY DISORDERS Mood and Anxiety Disorders represent a category of mental health conditions where the primary symptom or challenge is maintaining a stable emotional state and suffering from overwhelming feelings of worry, panic, or fear …

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Conceptualizing Trauma

CONCEPTUALIZING TRAUMA : EXPOSURE THERAPY VS. COGNITIVE PROCESSING THERAPY

Conceptualizing Trauma is a virtual discussion with Clinical Director, Dr. Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW, and Clinical Therapist, Dr. Hector De Los Santos, PhD, addressing how trauma therapies are chosen for clients at The Collective. Click in below to grasp the differences and benefits between Exposure Therapy and Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) for individuals struggling with …

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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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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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BEYOND THE BALANCE SHEET

A podcast with Diana Clark & Arden O’Connor of O’Connor Professional Group The Collective’s Clinical Director and Psychotherapist, Dr. Kristen Zaleski, recently connected with Beyond THE BALANCE SHEET podcast to speak about surviving trauma and the impact trauma has on its victims. She breaks down the different levels of trauma and explains that trauma consists …

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