According to the CDC there were approximately 223,135 Trauma Brain Injury (TBI) related hospitalizations in 2019. TBI has a large emotional impact on the caregivers of these individuals. In this episode Dr. Kim Jenkins-Richardson will discuss practical ways that clinicians can provide support for the caregivers of individuals with TBI.
Dr. Kim Jenkins-Richardson is a licensed professional counselor-supervisor in the state of Alabama and is a Nationally Certified Counselor. She received her PhD in counselor education and supervision from the University of Alabama and is a full-time Clinical Faculty member at Southern New Hampshire University. Dr. Kim has nearly two decades of clinical experience working in community mental health, university counseling, and substance abuse agencies. She is the owner and Executive Director of Jenkins-Richardson & Associates Counseling and Consulting which is a group private practice established in January 2021. Through her private practice, Dr. Kim and her team provides contractual counseling services to a variety of community agencies and educational organizations.
Jones, Michael. (Producer). (2023, March 17). Supporting Caregivers of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from https://concept.paloaltou.edu/resources/the-thoughtful-counselor-podcast/supporting-caregivers-to-individuals-with-traumatic-brain-injury
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