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Welcome, I am Dr. Dawn Brock. I am an American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) certified Clinical Psychologist with nearly 20 years of experience in the field of psychology. I have worked in many settings, to include outpatient community mental health centers, non-profit organizations, inpatient and residential facilities, emergency services environments, and military and government agencies. I specialize in individual (18+) and couples therapy, and maintain a private practice in Huntington, WV. 

I have approximately 15 years of experience with trauma related services, to include four trauma specialist certifications focused on military, emergency responders, disasters, medical trauma, and sexual assault victim populations. Over the past 5 years, I have been developing a comprehensive skillset to incorporate yoga, meditation, and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) into therapy.

My therapeutic approach is to provide support, education, skills training and practical feedback to help clients effectively address life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Education

-Psy.D., Clinical Psychology (Nov08, Antioch University, New England; APA Internship U.S. Air Force 07-08); M.S., Clinical Psychology (Jul06, Antioch University, New England), M.A., Psychology (Sep03, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth), B.A. General Psychology Major, Human Development & Family Studies Minor (Dec99, University of Nevada, Reno)

License, Certifications & Awards

Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist In Illinois (Apr11) and West Virginia (May17); ABPP Certification in Clinical Psychology (Jan12); EMDRIA Certified Therapist (Jul13) and Approved Consultant (Nov15), EMDR trained since Jul05; ISTSS Advanced Certification in Trauma Psychology (Mar13); Association of Traumatic Stress Specialist Certified Trauma Specialist (Sep05), Registered Yoga Teacher (200-Hour, Hatha trained; Dec14); iRest Level I trained (Apr17), MBSR Qualified Teacher (through UMASS Worcester, Center for Mindfulness, May17); Trauma Center,Trauma Sensitive Yoga Facilitator (TCTSY-F, Mar18).

Additional Training

-Certified yoga4cancer Teacher (Sep16); Certified Yoga Tune Up Teacher (Oct15); Recognized by Judith Hanson-Lasater as a Restorative Yoga Teacher (Level I Relax & Renew, Jan15). YogaFit 100-hour Yoga Warrior Certification (Nov16); YogFit Seniors trained (Apr15); AFAA Group Fitness Instructor (Aug16); ACE Personal Trainer Certification (Mar17). 

Professional Activities and Memberships

American Board of Professional Psychology; National Register of Healthcare Providers; Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards; EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) with engagement in Special Interest Groups (Medical, Military, & VA);  International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS); Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS); American Psychological Association (APA) with membership in Division 56 (Trauma Psychology);  Illinois Psychological Association; Yoga Alliance Registered Member; International Association of Yoga Therapists. 

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