This podcast with Cynthia Handrup, President of the Global Alliance, discusses some of the evolving mental health-related issues that individuals and families are experiencing. It examines actions that each of us can take to assist others and help ourselves in this uncertain time.
Dr. Handrup holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Rhode Island, a MS in Nursing from St. Xavier University, Chicago, IL and a DNP from the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Handrup is certified as an ANCC Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing. She has practiced as an advanced psychiatric nurse clinician, manager and administrator in psychiatric hospitals, an educator in psychiatric nursing and psychotherapist. Dr. Handrup currently maintains a clinical practice in a multidisciplinary group psychiatric practice and is the President of the Global Alliance for Behavioral Health & Social Justice (Formerly the American Orthopsychiatric Association). Dr. Handrup’s clinical scholarship is in therapeutic alliance, psychotherapy outcomes, using simulation to teach therapy & empathy skills, and global mental health and social justice issues.