2019 Presenters

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Yellow Horse Brave Heart, Maria
Session #21

Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart, PhD (Hunkpapa & Oglala Lakota) is Associate Professor at the University of New Mexico Department of Psychiatry, Division of Community Behavioral Health. She provides psychotherapy through Indian Health Service Telebehavioral and has 26 years of graduate teaching and 40 years of clinical practice experience in reservation and urban areas including South Dakota, Denver, Colorado, New Mexico, and New York. Dr. Brave Heart’s research includes a recent National Institute of Mental Health-funded study on the effectiveness her Historical Trauma and Unresolved Grief Intervention (HTUG) in reducing depression and trauma symptoms.