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Melissa Glaser is a dynamic speaker that has a long list of media credentials.  She is available for quotes, television discussion panels, instructional/educational videos, print media, radio and podcasts.

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MyNDTALK Healing a Community Melissa Glaser

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


After the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, local caregivers, civic leaders, and first responders had the daunting task of navigating emotional and physical trauma as they stitched their community back together. The recovery process takes years, and as the coordinator of the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team, Melissa Glaser managed the town’s response.


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#639 – Lessons On Healing Community After A Large-Scale Disaster with Melissa Glaser

by Van Nuys | Apr 25, 2019 | All Shows, Podcasts, Psychopathology, Psychotherapy, Social Issues


Melissa Glaser is a licensed professional counselor who’s been providing clinical psychotherapy services for the past 28 years. While maintaining a private practice, Melissa has held an array of positions in the field of psychology including several clinical leadership positions in non-profit organizations and stints in an urban hospital emergency room and an urban city school-based health center. She took a leave from her work as the Director of Behavioral Health for Catholic Charities to serve on the Newtown Recovery and Resiliency Team. She is also the author of the 2018 book, Healing a Community: Lessons for Recovery after a Large-Scale Trauma.


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What It Means When Students Become 'Heroes'


NPR's Scott Simon speaks with licensed professional counselor Melissa Glaser about her advice for parents and students on students fighting back during a school shooting.


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Podcast: Community Healing with Melissa Glaser

Posted on May 3, 2019


Lessons for recovery after a large-scale trauma. Author and psychologist Melissa Glaser joined the podcast to talk about how a community deals with traumatic events. She shared her experience working in Newtown, CT after the Sandy Hook shooting. She also discussed lessons for community leaders dealing with tragic events.


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Healing the Broken: A Profile of Melissa Glaser by Jane M. Bailey

August/September 2019


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Relieving the Heavy Burden of Survivor Guilt

By Lindsey Phillips  June 27, 2019


Melissa was a contribute and was interviewed by the author.


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