58: Flexing the Mental Health Muscle with Dana Udall, Ph.D., Chief Clinical Officer, Headspace Health
Meet Dana Udall, Ph.D.:
Dana Udall, Ph.D. is the Chief Clinical Officer at Headspace Health as well as the Chief Clinical Officer at Ginger. Previously, Dr. Udall was a staff psychologist, Specialty Clinical Services Lead, and Eating Disorder Treatment Team Coordinator at the University of Colorado Boulder. She was also the founder of ED Educate and had a private psychology practice. Dr. Udall received a Ph.D. in Education and Psychology Counseling from the University of Southern California.
Dana Udall Ph.D. has experience in digital health and novel care delivery in the behavioral health space.
- Intentional Leadership. Depending on the environment, Dr. Udall can be more assertive or competitive. However, she knows that she works best in a collaborative, engaged environment. As a leader, she is intentional about creating an atmosphere that allows vulnerability. (15:43)
- Personalizing Mental Health Care. It is important that mental health resources reflect the backgrounds and identities of the patients, especially for vulnerable or underrepresented groups. There is no “one size fits all” for treatment. (25:52)
- Ask For Help. Asking for help is not a sign of weakness. It creates better solutions through crowdsourcing, and protects your mental health. (34:38)
This episode is hosted by Kristi Ebong. She is a member of the Advisory Council for Her Story and an investor at Define Ventures.