Video: Tips to working with clients who have mental health conditions

Sarah Hoggan, DVM, shares insight for everyone in the clinic

In this interview, Sarah Hoggan, DVM, expands upon her previous VPN Plus+ article on guidelines practitioners can use to make appointments with clients who have mental health issues more productive and compassionate for all involved.

Dr. Hoggan is the medical director at VCA California Veterinary Specialists in Murrieta, CA and has been interested in better ways to work with clients with mental health issues since childhood. Hoggan grew up with parents that worked in the mental health community. One of her pre-veterinary school jobs was working as a CNA in a psychiatric hospital for approximately 12 months. Part of the training in that facility involved minimal contact self-defense techniques, as well as ef...


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