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Psychotherapy for Latino Immigrant Communities: Dr. Adrianne McKeon

Dr. Adrianne McKeon and Hannah Feliciano, MMFT, at a conference in 2019 Clients who have immigrated to the United States face some unique challenges. Often, they are survivors of abuse, natural disasters, depression, anxiety, and immigration trauma. Using their clients’ own values, personal faith, and caring natures, bilingual therapists Hannah Feliciano and Dr. Adrianne McKeon create safe spaces for Latino immigrants to care for themselves and heal from trauma. Listen to the Episode Show notes:  EPISODE GUEST Adrianne McKeon, Ph.D.…


Immigration and Trauma

Claudia Avila-Lopez, Licensed Master Social Worker, coordinates Insight Counseling Centers’ services in Spanish. Most of the clients in her caseload have immigrated to the U.S. from Spanish-speaking countries. “I try to keep spots open for clients who do not speak English and are in crisis situations,” she says. Claudia describes the trauma she sees from these clients’ experiences in their countries of origin – childhood abuse, gang-related violence, war, and even torture. Unfortunately, these problems don’t disappear once they’ve crossed…

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