Maria Yellow Horse Brave Heart, Ph.D.

Maria Yellow Horse
Brave Heart

Research Associate Professor
Director of Native American and Disparities Research, Community Behavioral Health (CBH)


Ph.D.:   Clinical Social Work, Smith College School for Social Work, Northhampton, MA
Training:   Psychoanalytic, Colorado Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, Boulder, CO
Training:   Psychoanalytic, Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies, New York, NY
M.S.S.W.:   Columbia University of Social Work, New York, NY

Areas of Special Interest

Indigenous collective trauma, grief and loss; cross-cultural mental health; historical trauma, healing intervention and mental health in indigenous populations; psychotherapy; substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health disorders in indigenous populations

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