• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Megan  Donahue

Megan Donahue, PhD, is a postdoctoral fellow working with children and families at a trauma-informed organization in Southern California. Dr. Donahue received her PhD in the counseling, clinical, and school psychology program at the University of Santa Barbara Santa Barbara. She has conducted research on trauma-informed dual treatment programs, and completed her dissertation examining the presence and impact of complex traumatic stress among women in substance abuse treatment programs.