Brenna Fehr is a behavioral health therapist who works with young women in Caron’s Teen and Young Adult Programs. In that position, she provides individual and group therapy to patients as well as family sessions, working with a family therapist, with the goal of building a healthy foundation for patients and their families in recovery.
Following Caron’s treatment philosophy of individualizing treatment to meet each patient’s needs, Brenna looks at each patient’s situation to individualize the support and guidance she provides. Her role includes treating trauma using her training in cognitive processing therapy (CPT) and EMDR. Case management is another important part of her job. By facilitating connections with patient referents, other outside therapists, continuing care facilities, and other care providers, she can make recommendations for her patients’ continuing care when they leave treatment.
She began working at Caron in 2017 in her current position. She interned at Caron from 2014 to 2016. Before coming to Caron, Brenna worked at Berks Counseling Center and was an adjunct counselor at Reading High School, working with underprivileged youth.
She has a Master of Arts degree in mental health from Kutztown University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Moravian College.
The trauma training I have received at Caron has developed my understanding of and ability to treat young adults. Learning about how the brain changes following trauma and the symptoms and behaviors that result from a traumatic experience, has given me knowledge to guide my patients.”