If America can’t decide what to make of the Millennial generation, neither can our mental health and addiction professionals. Millennials are the most misunderstood cohort and are harshly critiqued by older generations and society at large. Millennials experience exclusive generational issues that are vastly different from Gen X and Boomers and need a tailored approach to best meet their unique needs. Attendees will learn about the specific generational issues that Millennials face and how to best address these issues effectively utilizing evidence-based practices.
Paulina Siegel is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC II), and master-level trained mindfulness instructor. Paulina began her clinical career working with Gen-Z and Millennials struggling with mental health and or addiction and had the privilege of working with these individuals throughout her six years in community mental health. After leaving community mental health, Paulina launched Courageous Paths Counseling in the Wash Park neighborhood and exclusively serves 15-39 year olds. She utilizes a generational approach to address the unique needs of Gen-Z and Millennials while publicly speaking about the generational research across the United States.