Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Addictions Professional
Myrna Molinari received a Bachelor of Science in Mental Health and Human Services and became certified to teach Psychology and Sociology at the secondary level in 1990 both from the University of Steubenville in Ohio. In 1993, she received her certification in Exceptional Education for the Severely Emotionally and Behaviorally Disturbed from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Later in 1999, Molinari earned a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Molinari has worked in residential treatment centers with children who had experienced severe abuse, neglect and trauma, individuals who were human trafficked, and adults and children experiencing homelessness, substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Additionally, she is the former Prisoners of War Advocate at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and the co-founder of Warrior Mission: At Ease, a therapeutic retreat program providing free treatment for active duty, veterans and separated service members with Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or Military Sexual Trauma (MST).
Currently, Molinari provides weekly group supervision for the clinicians providing therapy at the National Center for PTSD for the ART versus Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) research study being conducted by Dr. Kate Chard at the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, she works with active duty and veterans with PTSD, MST, Moral Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Chronic Pain. Her passion is helping veterans heal from traumatic memories and incorporates this into the Warrior Mission: At Ease retreat program.