Victoria Blom, LCSW


Victoria Blom, LCSW, is a clinician at Trinitas Regional Medical Center in Elizabeth, NJ and in private practice in Montclair, NJ. She conducts EMDR with adults with chronic, severe mental illness and histories of disengagement from traditional treatment. She is comprehensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Ms. Blom has worked in a range of social service settings including prisoner reentry, substance use disorder treatment, HIV/HCV prevention, crisis intervention, juvenile detention centers and in-home therapy for children and adolescents. Her areas of interest include complex trauma, dissociation, evidence-based practices and innovative interventions for under-served populations.


Session 222: EMDR Therapy for the Trauma of Downward Social Drift in the LGBTQ+Community

Presented by Paul Miller, M.D., Jess Converse, LCSW, Victoria Blom, LCSW, Jenna Burton, LMHC in Intermediate, Introductory at 1:30 PM on Sunday, September 27th.

Session Description: The research on social drift up to this point focuses on the hypothesis that illnesses, both physical and mental, can cause one to have a downward mobility within society. We hypothesize that illnesses can cause the descent of individuals into lower socioeconomic classes, resulting in a disenfranchisement that further exacerbates mental health symptoms…