About the Author

Brooke Anarde, MA, MSW, LCSW

Brooke is a licensed clinical social worker with UC San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine and Psychiatric Consult Liaison Service. She previously worked as a therapist and clinical case manager with the seriously mentally ill and homeless populations, as team manager in a transitional aged youth dual-diagnosis program, as a psychosocial rehabilitation specialist with children, and as a chemical dependency counselor. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Cross-Cultural Studies, a master’s degree in Human Relations, and a master’s degree in Social Work. She is licensed as a clinical social worker in the state of California.