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Glenn W. Parkinson, MSW, MA
Social Work and Psychology
Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
Area of Expertise: Relationships and Intimacy
Glenn W. Parkinson, MSW, MA has worked in the field of traumatic brain injury for 10 years. She currently works as the psychotherapist on the Traumatic Brain Injury service at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. She works with active duty and retired military personnel and their families specializing in combat-related injuries.
Prior roles include direct patient care as well as management positions at the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center’s Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Headquarters’ sites.
Ms. Parkinson has degrees in Social Work and Psychology and completed postgraduate training in International Trauma Studies. Her areas of clinical focus include traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, post-deployment adjustment, rehabilitation, and sexual health and intimacy.
She is currently pursuing her AASECT certification to be a Certified Sex Therapist.
Glenn Parkinson’s Content on BrainLine Military
- How Do You Help Patients and Caregivers Prepare for Sexual Responses to Non-Sexual Situations?
- How Can Healthcare Providers Initiate a Conversation with a Patient About Sexuality and Intimacy?
- What Should Healthcare Providers Working with National Guard or Reservists Know About TBI and Issues with Sexual Health?
- How Can Healthcare Providers Who Aren't Comfortable Talking About Sexuality and Intimacy Help Their Patients?
- What Is the Role of the Partner in Helping Someone with TBI Reconnect on an Intimate and Sexual Level?
- How Is Intimacy Impacted If a Person's Caregiver Is Also Their Sexual Partner?
- How Can Brain Injury Affect a Person's Sexuality?
- How Should Healthcare Providers Raise the Issues of Sexuality and Intimacy Post-TBI?
- How Can Drug and Alcohol Use After TBI Impact Sexuality and Intimacy?
- Should Individuals with TBI Disclose Their Injury to Their Sexual Partners?
- Does Being in a Relationship Have an Impact on an Individual's Ability to Heal?
- How Can PTSD Impact Sexuality and Intimacy?
- What Is Hypersexuality After Brain Injury?
- What Is Disinhibition After Brain Injury and How Can Therapists Help?
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