Michael B. Brennan, PsyD., is Associate Clinical Director of the Road Home Program for Veterans and the Families at Rush University Medical Center. He manages operations for an intensive outpatient program serving veterans diagnosed with posttraumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury, military sexual trauma and/or substance use disorders. He supervises a multi-disciplinary team of over 25 providers including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, nurse practitioners, nutritionists, chaplains, yoga instructors, administrators, and researchers.
In this Episode, you will learn:
- Mike’s background, military experience, and clinical experience
- Embedded behavioral health in the U.S. Army
- Treating service members and veterans where they are with what they need
- Three concepts of mental health: immediacy, proximity, and brevity
- Family member mental health support and treatment
- Different treatment cohorts for combat veterans and survivors of military sexual trauma
- Rush University as part of the Wounded Warrior Project Warrior Care Network
Links Mentioned In This Episode:
- The Veterans Program at Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, GA
- The Home Base Veteran and Family Care Program, Boston MA
- UCLA Operation Mend, Los Angeles, CA
Road Home Program phone: (312)-942-8387
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