Bryan Batien, Ph.D. is a Clinical Psychologist at the Orlando VA Medical Center and the VITAL (Veterans Integration to Academic Leadership) Coordinator. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Camaraderie Foundation, a non-profit organization that helps provide financial assistance for Veterans seeking counseling services. His professional interests include readjustment issues of OEF/OIF Veterans, Veterans’ mental health issues and their impact on higher education, and outreach to Veterans in the community. Dr. Batien also served eight years in the Army and Army National Guard, which included a 14-month deployment to Iraq in 2003-2004.