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Did you know that – Dr. Barbara Brauer

was a pioneer in the field of Deaf Mental Health. Concerned about
lack of deaf clinical psychologists, she helped establish the
World Congress on Mental Health and Deafness, inviting participants
from everywhere in the world. At Gallaudet she served as executive
director of the Mental Health Center. In a rare interview with
DeafDigest editor way back in the seventies, she repeatedly
emphasized the need for these clinical psychologists that can
work with deaf patients.