Trauma

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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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Understanding + Treating Technology Facilitated Sexual Violence

Dr. Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW, presents Understanding and Treating Technology Facilitated Sexual Violence: revenge porn, cyberstalking, and other forms of tech-enabled abuse. A Zoom presentation hosted by The Mental Health Collective and OC Shrinks on February 3rd, 2022. https://youtu.be/WnvUlhosF4w ABOUT DR. ZALESKI: Kristen Zaleski, PhD, LCSW is the Clinical Director of The Mental Health Collective, Founding Director of …

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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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How To Support Family Struggling With Trauma

Sarah Douglas, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, discusses how family members can support loved ones who are struggling with trauma. Click in and listen for her clinical perspective on how to speak with a family member who needs a higher level of care to support their mental health and wellbeing. https://youtu.be/nCXfqi51iho Sarah Douglas Programs Functional …

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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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