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Mariah Rooney O’Brien is a Change Step™ Therapist at the Domestic Abuse Project. She is currently seeking her MSW from the University of St. Thomas and St. Catherine University and is a scholar in the Area of Emphasis in Military Program. Mariah previously studied East West Psychology at the Master’s level at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco, CA and holds her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Minnesota. At DAP, Mariah provides group therapy for men who use abusive behaviors, all of whom have served or are currently serving in the military. She is also a trauma-informed yoga and meditation teacher and currently works with veterans at the Minneapolis VA who are in recovery from addiction and who have Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder diagnoses. Mariah also works with individual clients who are a part of the Ramsey County Mental Health Court program – conducting assessments and working with clients in a case management capacity. Her passion for trauma-informed care led her to volunteer with the Sexual Violence Center in Minneapolis as a



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