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Schizophrenia is a psychological disorder that affects an individual’s thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Typically, schizophrenia is caused by a combination of mental fragmentation, dissociation, and an overall sense of being removed from reality. A possible cause of schizophrenia is past trauma. Individuals who suffer from schizophrenia struggle with maintaining relationships, remaining productive with daily tasks, and sustaining functionality within society. Seeking professional help is an important part of managing your schizophrenic mindset and behaviors.

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Tenisha White


Tenisha White is experienced in treating serious mental health disorders, such as schizophrenia. Dr. White is specially trained to conduct and assess psychological evaluations which serve to diagnose and appropriately treat mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. This skill is particularly important when treating conditions like schizophrenia as it allows Dr. White to suitably treat her patients with the effective and relevant techniques needed to assist them in overcoming obstacles and working towards their goals. She integrates Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT), as well as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy in the treatment of schizophrenia and other serious psychological disorders.

Keith Merrifield


Keith Merrifield believes in the collaborative approach to understanding and dealing with schizophrenia. As both a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), Keith is particularly experienced in understanding the connection and link between past traumatic events and its impact on the development of schizophrenia. He is well trained in treating the emotional and behavioral side effects of trauma. Keith practices a combination of trauma therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and EMDR when working with patients who suffer from schizophrenia.

Marion Middleton


Marion Middleton approaches patients who are challenged by dissociation, confusion, and overall schizophrenic tendencies by developing self-awareness skills and mindful coping tools. She focuses on utilizing a client-centered basis for therapy, which not only validates her patient’s thoughts and feelings, but also supports their need and desire to seek positive change in their lives. Marion is passionate about helping individuals who have a decreased level of optimal functioning by encouraging them to decrease self-destructive thoughts and behaviors, increase self-help skills and solution-focused outcomes. She believes in the importance of developing manageable and sustainable skills that allow an individual who suffers from schizophrenia to succeed.