HST082 Prolonged Exposure Research with Dr. Carmen McLean

Summary:

Dr. Carmen McLean is a Clinical Psychologist with the Dissemination and Training Division of the National Center for PTSD and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania
Education:
Exchange (Psychology)
Lancaster University, 2001.
B.A. (Psychology)
University of British Columbia, 2002.
M.A. (Psychology)
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2005.
Ph.D. (Psychology)
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, 2008.
Post-Graduate Training
Psychology Intern (predoctoral training), Department of Psychiatry, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago , 2007-2008.
Clinical Research Fellow, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston , 2008-2010.
Teaching Fellow, Division of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston , 2008-2010.
Instructor B, Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine , 2010-2011.

In This Particular Episode You Will Learn:

  • Carmen’s background and expereince
  • Research in Prolonged Exposure Therapy
  • Avoiding therapy to protect the clinicina
  • Veterans seeking resources in the middle of the night
  • Training for providers
  • Finding the right clients for Prolonged Exposure
  • Preparing a veteran to recall experiences
  • Informing clients about treatment

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

The Strong Star Training Initiative

Carmen’s email: Carmen.McLean4@va.gov

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