Mental Health Business: Clinical Mental Health Education
Dr. Mark Benander, Dr. Kristina Hallett and Kristin discuss coming from the clinical world of mental health into the academic world. We have a shortage of mental health counselors and that must change especially as suicide rates are higher than ever. People are in need of professionals and educators in mental health in our increasingly stressful and disconnected society. Tune in as Dr. Benander discusses his career path in this field which includes work in the field of Autism and Refugee Trauma.
Mark Benander, PhD is the program director and full-time faculty member of Bay Path University’s graduate psychology programs in Developmental Psychology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He brings extensive clinical practice and teaching experience to his role at Bay Path including online teaching experience at St. Leo University. Dr. Benander earned the Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst along with two master’s degrees, one in psychopharmacology from the Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology and the other in counseling psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He also earned a mastery certificate from Harvard in international refugee trauma recovery.
Dr. Kristina Hallett is a clinical psychologist, author, international speaker, and professor at Bay Path University. She is also the host of the Be Awesome podcast on Mental Health News Radio Network.
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