The Meadows recently announced Deirdre Stewart as the new Coordinator of Trauma Resolution Services. Stewart will be responsible for the coordination of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and Somatic Experiencing (SE) services directly related to the Counseling program, as well as the development and coordination of adjunct trauma resolution services The Meadows will be introducing in the near future.
Stewart has been working in the workshops department since June 2009. She holds a Bachelor of Communication from Pepperdine University, in Malibu, California and received a Master in Counseling from The University of New England in New South Wales. Stewart completed internships at South Pacific Private in Sydney, Australia, Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut and Family Behavioral Health IOP in Boca Raton, Florida. She is a licensed professional in the state of Arizona and is trained in both EMDR and Somatic Experiencing. Training also includes Pia Mellody's Post Induction Training, Inner Child and Feeling Reduction Workshops. Prior to relocating back to the United States in 2008, Stewart was in private practice at Hong Kong Psychological Services in Hong Kong. The population she has worked most with is trauma/addiction and codependency.
"Deirdre has been an outstanding clinician and a vital part of the Clinical team here at The Meadows," said Sean Walsh, The Meadows Executive Director. "In her new position she brings her unique skills set and training to the fore front in overseeing the utilization of our allied therapies such as EMDR and S.E., patients, families, referral sources and the clinical team are going to benefit from her new position and we are all thrilled about Deirdre's new role."
The Meadows is an industry leader in treating trauma and addiction through its inpatient and workshop programs. To learn more about The Meadows' work with trauma and addiction contact an intake coordinator at (866) 856-1279 or visit www.themeadows.com.
For over 35 years, The Meadows has been a leading trauma and addiction treatment center. In that time, they have helped more than 20,000 patients in one of their three inpatient centers and 25,000 attendees in national workshops. The Meadows world-class team of Senior Fellows, Psychiatrists, Therapists and Counselors treat the symptoms of addiction and the underlying issues that cause lifelong patterns of self-destructive behavior. The Meadows, with 24 hour nursing and on-site physicians and psychiatrists, is a Level 1 psychiatric hospital that is accredited by the Joint Commission.