Trauma Related Content

Video: The Truth About Trauma

Stress is a common thing for all of us to experience daily. However, if we’re unable to cope with disturbing events or have a strong response to extreme stress, it’s often considered trauma. It’s completely normal to feel affected by a traumatic event. But trauma can impact many parts of our lives...

Podcast: The Truth About Trauma

Jenn talks to Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC. They discuss the complexities of psychological trauma and PTSD, signs and symptoms of these conditions, and ways to help navigate emotionally traumatic experiences. Patricia Mangones, PMHNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner at McLean Hospital’s Hill Center for...

Video: Lecture – A Translational Perspective on Intergenerational Trauma

Presented by Torsten Klengel, MD, PhD, McLean Hospital – McLean Forum lecture A broad body of literature suggests that exposure to traumatic events in preceding generations can influence the risk of their offspring developing psychiatric disorders. Also, recent molecular studies show that the...

Video: Lecture – Stigma and Male Childhood Sexual Abuse

Presented by Matthew A. Robinson, PhD, McLean Hospital – McLean Forum lecture Childhood sexual abuse of boys has received growing attention in recent years because of media coverage of sexual abuse scandals. Cases involving the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts of America, Penn State University...

Video: Lecture – Trauma and the Brain – From Molecules to Mobile Phones

Presented by Laura Germine, PhD, and Stephanie A. Maddox, PhD, McLean Hospital – Crossroads in Psychiatry lecture Memories are central to our lives. They allow us to respond to new situations and demonstrate knowledge. They also protect us from future dangerous situations. Unfortunately, memories...

Podcast: The Sum of Her Parts With Olga Trujillo

In this episode, Trevor talks with internationally renowned speaker and author Olga Trujillo. Olga bravely shares her story, including the physical, sexual, and emotional abuse she endured as a child, significant events which led to the development of dissociative identity disorder. Olga explains...

Video: Sexual Abuse—Insights and Prevention – McLean in Mumbai

Speaker: Dr. Armaan Pandey In February 2019, McLean Hospital, in collaboration with the N.S. Vahia Foundation, offered a weeklong lecture series hosted at the Nehru Science Center in Mumbai focused on educating the public and professionals about brain and mental health. Learn more: mclean.org/mumbai

Video: 3East – McLean’s DBT Programs for Teens

The 3East programs provide specialized care for teens and young adults who require treatment for depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and emerging borderline personality disorder (BPD).

Staff Profile: Vanessa M. Cuthbert, MSW, LICSW

Vanessa M. Cuthbert, MSW, LICSW, is a clinical social worker in McLean’s Adult Outpatient Services. She currently works as an outpatient therapist in the LEADER (Law Enforcement, Active Duty, and Emergency Responder) program, where she provides individual and group therapy. Previously, she worked as...

Staff Profile: Cathy McCool, LICSW

Cathy McCool, LICSW, earned her Masters of Social Work from Boston College and has over thirty years of experience in an array of clinical settings throughout the hospital, including inpatient psychiatry and residential and partial hospital treatment. She has wide-ranging clinical expertise in...

Staff Profile: Rebecca Sanford, MSN, APRN, PCNS

Rebecca Sanford, MSN, APRN, PCNS, began her career in psychiatric nursing at McLean’s Hall Mercer Children’s Center in 1986. After working in a variety of acute care, community-based, and outpatient settings, she returned to McLean in 2005 after completing her master’s degree. Since that time Ms...

Staff Profile: Loretta Givens, MS, MSN, PCNS, BC

Loretta Givens, MS, MSN, PCNS, BC is a psychiatric clinical nurse specialist in McLean’s LEADER Outpatient Clinic and at Pentucket Medical Associates. She is currently providing medication management to adults with psychiatric illness in a primary care setting as well as working with first...

Staff Profile: Julieta Holman, MD

Julieta Holman, MD, is a staff psychiatrist at McLean Hospital’s Dissociative Disorders and Trauma Inpatient Program. Previously, Dr. Holman was a part-time psychiatrist in McLean’s Adult Outpatient Services and the Gunderson Residence and was a part-time psychiatrist in private practice. She...

Staff Profile: Nathaniel G. Harnett, PhD

Nathaniel G. Harnett, PhD, is a neuroscientist whose research is focused on understanding the brain basis for why some people are more likely to develop stress-related disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), after trauma. His current work in the Neurobiology of Fear Laboratory, led...