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May 23, 2022 / Media Coverage

After pandemic trauma, Presby Psych offers free therapy for CMS teachers and staff

Teachers and other staff at Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are about to join other local frontline workers who can get free therapy for dealing with trauma and stress.

Presby Psych, a Charlotte nonprofit group, first offered free counseling sessions to police and firefighters. During the pandemic the offer was extended to local health care workers.

“We are a trauma-informed organization and we have trauma specialists, so we kind of are drawn to people who we know have suffered some kind of trauma or deep stress,” said Executive Director Mary Gail Frawley-O’Dea. Continuing reading here.

We at Presby Psych are conscious that recent Supreme Court decisions, including the overturning of Roe v. Wade, have raised fears among many Americans about the protection of women’s rights and the rights of other historically marginalized groups and communities. Our clinicians recognize and share your concerns. We are here to help, support, and advocate for you. We strongly uphold the right to privacy for every citizen in all medical, gender identification and sexual orientation matters.