Brian Klassen, PhD: How Chaplains Can Help Veterans with PTSD and Moral Injury

Dr. Brian Klassen, clinical director of the Road Home Program, Rush University Medical Center, talks about how oftentimes the chaplain in the program is the first person that veterans with PTSD and moral injury open up to and how, from there, clinicians can then collaborate and build on that trust.

Posted on BrainLine February 13, 2023. Reviewed February 13, 2023.

About the author: Brian Klassen, PhD

Brian Klassen, Ph.D., is the Clinical Director for The Road Home Program: The National Center of Excellence for Veterans and Their Families at Rush University in Chicago, Illinois. Brian spent his formative years training at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, completing rotations in chronic pain management, residential substance use disorder treatment, and PTSD. Brian has special expertise in providing front-line treatments for PTSD, including Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy.

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