Lighthouse Guild program sets standard in meeting behavioral needs of visually impaired
July 26, 2016
Few mental health provider organizations ever encounter a sufficient number of visually impaired patients to develop an expertise in meeting their needs. A striking exception to the lack of specialized behavioral health programs for this population can be found at two locations in New York City, where the nonprofit Lighthouse Guild operates a multidisciplinary program serving adults and children who have experienced loss of vision from a variety of causes.
The July 18 issue of “Mental Health Weekly” includes the interview with Dr. Goldie Dersh on the Behavioral Health Program at Lighthouse Guild.