S1 / E2 - Dr Glorianne Said
Dr Glorianne Said on ‘Foundation 63’ and its support for unaccompanied refugee minors.
In this episode, Dr Glorianne Said talks about how she’s tailored therapy to the needs of refugee and asylum seeker young people. Glorianne also talks about group dynamics, working with interpreters, and discusses the importance of cultural considerations.
“Being really curious about what their [young people] culture meant and what things were like for them”
About Dr Glorianne Said
Current Role: Clinical Psychologist
Episode Title: Working with Refugee & Asylum Seeker Young People
Episode #: Series 1: Episode 2
Dr Glorianne Said is a Clinical Psychologist who works with children and young people who have experienced trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Her passion and research interests revolve around the care and support for unaccompanied refugee minors. Glorianne has set up an organisation called ‘Foundation 63’ to support a better model of care for this client group.
“Finding a starting point to think about, well how are we going to make this concept of mental health, as we think about it in our profession, become meaningful to people who have been experiencing ongoing stress, but also have recently experienced quite severe trauma”
Twitter - @Gloriannethinks
Twitter - @Foundation63
Said, G. & King, D. (2019). Implementing Narrative Exposure Therapy for unaccompanied asylum-seeking minors with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: a pilot feasibility report. Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry.