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Staff Highlight: Brandon Baird, LMSW, MPH

March 24, 2022
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As a family therapist for the adolescent treatment program, Brandon Baird, LMSW, MPH, has helped many families reconnect and find new ways to support one another.

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Staff Highlight: Trudy Farkas, RN

December 6, 2021
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Lead nurse at the Skyland Trail adolescent treatment program, Trudy Farkas, RN, uses her skills and compassion to care for teens ages 14 to 17.

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Staff Highlight: Dawn Collinge, LPC

October 26, 2021
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Learn more about Dawn Collinge, LPC, NCC, MAC, ACS, Education Outreach Coordinator at the Skyland Trail. How long have you been at Skyland Trail? “7 years.” What made you want to go into the mental health field? “Listening to a psychologist during career day when I was a junior in high school. But, it took…

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Staff Highlight: Carlyle Bruce, PhD

August 27, 2021
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Learn more about Carlyle Bruce, Ph.D., Director of Psychological Services and family therapist at the Skyland Trail adult residential treatment program. How long have you been at Skyland Trail? “I have been at Skyland for 10 years.” What made you want to go into the mental health field? “I really enjoyed talking to others, and—though…

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Staff Highlight: Elizabeth Carter, LPC, NCC

May 17, 2021
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Take a few moments to learn more about Elizabeth “Liz” Carter, LPC, NCC, a primary counselor for dialectical behavior therapy at the Skyland Trail adult residential treatment program. How long have you been at Skyland Trail? “I have been at Skyland Trail since February 2019, so a little over two years.” What made you want…

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Staff Highlight: Adam Meadows, MD

February 26, 2021
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Take a few moments to learn more about Skyland Trail psychiatrist, Adam Meadows, MD. Dr. Adam Meadows is a board-certified psychiatrist whose clinical interests include mood disorders, adult ADHD, and mental health concerns affecting college and graduate students. Dr. Meadows previously served as the medical director of psychiatry and behavioral health for WellStar Health System…

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