Head Space and Timing PodcastEpisode 82
HST082: Dr. Carmen McLean - Prolonged Exposure Research
HST082: Dr. Carmen McLean - Prolonged Exposure Research
By Duane K. L. France, MA, MBA, LPC • View the Website


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
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

HST061 The Strong Star Training Initiative with Brooke Fina

HST048 Military Culture for Mental Health Professionals with Dr. Ted Bonar

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