Nov. 22, 2021

Dr. Tate Guelzow: Myth Busters, Assessment, and Prevention of Suicide

Dr. Tate Guelzow: Myth Busters, Assessment, and Prevention of Suicide

S3/Ep 15//Color of Success


Did you know that the suicide rates are highest in the Spring as opposed to Winter?  Dr. Guelzow dispels myths about suicide, and discusses his approach to assessment and prevention of suicide.  

Dr. Tate Guelzow is a clinical psychologist specializing in Suicide Prevention.  He earned his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from UC-Berkeley and completed his predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.  In his current role, Dr. Guelzow assists in the clinical management of high-risk patients, the education of staff, trainees, and community partners, and implementation of mandated best practices in suicide prevention.  His current areas of interest include narrative approaches to suicide risk assessment, critical suicidology, and effective strategies for supporting clinicians who have lost a patient to suicide.  

Disclaimer: This episode and its content are not endorsed by or reflect the opinions of the Veterans Administration.  

This episode is sponsored by When The Music Stops (whenthemusicstops.org).  

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, the National Suicide Prevention Hotline is: 800-273-8255.