Tag Archives: ptsd

Reapplying to Give An Hour (GAH)

I was a member of this organization in the past, but found at the time that I was not able to do it due to not having a large enough caseload of paying clients. I am pleased to announce that I have busy, and have resubmitted an application to them. I anticipate being approved soon to take a client or two through this program which provides pro bono services to active duty military, their families, or veterans of post-9/11 military actions. Continue reading

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Semper Fi.

Remembering the 241 Beirut bombing victims and the survivors today. Special prayers go to a classmate of mine and her family at Rota, Spain, whose brother was taken home 30 years ago today. I remember meeting the Marines coming back … Continue reading

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Trick or Trauma: Getting through Halloween With PTSD

Ghosts, ghoulies, goblins. Zombies, Frankensteins, werewolves, vampires. Rapists, murderers, muggers, psycho killers, serial murderers, child abusers, child molesters. All of these are difficult to deal with. Especially at Halloween. When you are a child who has not experienced trauma, going … Continue reading

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Flashback management

This is an interesting video on flashback management. It shows how therapists can help with handling flashback management in people who have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or other trauma-related disorders. When I teach flashback management to people who have flashbacks, … Continue reading

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News Flash–Set your video recorder now or watch this stuff on the Internet. Now.

Hi guys. Just wanted to make you aware of a new series on PBS that you should be must be watching. If you are a client of mine, consider it homework. It is called “This Emotional Life” and it talks … Continue reading

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The two cardinal rules of living with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

1.  It is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. 2.  It is not that you are crazy, it is that what happened to you was crazy.

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PTSD–what is it?

There is a pretty good introduction to posttraumatic stress disorder here.  You may want to breeze through PsychCentral in general–it is a good resource.

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