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Today's scheduled guest is Dr. Carrie A. Elk (Ph.D, LMHC, CTE) is an Accelerated Resolution Therapy certified psychotherapist and Certified Trauma Expert who has been working in the mental health field for nearly 20 years. Carrie is Director & Principal Investigator of M*A*T*T*E*R*S - Military Association Trauma- Treatment, Education & Research Services.
Dr. Elk was also Co Investigator on the original studies investigating this promising new psychotherapy for treating Psychological Trauma/PTSD at USF
Dr. Elk served as the 1st Military Liaison for USF Health and is a member of the Veterans Reintegration Steering Committee at the University. She is also a subject matter expert on Psychological Trauma for the USSOCCOM care coalition, the Joint Special Operations University (JSOU), and works closely with active duty, guard & reserves, veterans, and their family members in many formal and informal settings to educate, treat and connect them to the services they need.
Dr. Elk’s research has been published and recognized by First Lady Michelle Obama, , USSOCCOM and she is frequently quoted in print and on television as an expert on psychological trauma/PTSD.
Read more of Dr. Elk's bio here.
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