One of the Greatest Weapons in the Miltary’s Arsenal was Useless Without the Head space and Timing Gauge. Veterans Can Be Rendered Inoperable if their Headspace and Timing is Not Set Correctly As Well.

Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective

HST068 Combat Veteran Paradox with Dr. Carl Castro

HST068 Combat Veteran Paradox with Dr. Carl Castro

Summary: Carl Castro, PhD, joined the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work faculty in 2013 after serving 33 years in the Army, where he obtained the rank of colonel, as the research director for the USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans & Military Families. Castro began his military career as an infantrymanRead more about HST068 Combat Veteran Paradox with Dr. Carl Castro[…]

Bridging the Gap Between Beautiful Lies and Ugly Truth

Bridging the Gap Between Beautiful Lies and Ugly Truth

“Life is short and truth works far and lives long: let us speak the truth.”― Arthur Schopenhauer If there’s anything that I value, it’s the truth. The painful, brutal, unvarnished truth. When faced with a choice between a beautiful lie and ugly truth, many choose the beautiful lie. I prefer the ugly truth. Sometimes itRead more about Bridging the Gap Between Beautiful Lies and Ugly Truth[…]

HST066 Posttraumatic Growth with Ken Falke

HST066 Posttraumatic Growth with Ken Falke

Summary: Ken Falke is a 21-year combat veteran of the U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) community and retired Master Chief Petty Officer.  Ken is highly respected around the world as an innovative and forward thinking leader on the subjects of wounded warrior care, military and veteran transition, counterterrorism, military training, and innovative technology development.Read more about HST066 Posttraumatic Growth with Ken Falke[…]

HST065: Military Parallels in Post-Military Life with Marco Bongioanni

HST065: Military Parallels in Post-Military Life with Marco Bongioanni

Summary: Marco A. Bongioanni is a NYS licensed mental health counselor who has been a Readjustment Counseling Therapist with the Bronx Vet Center, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, since 2014. He works both in the individual and group setting, offering primarily outpatient counseling services for combat Veterans diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Additionally,Read more about HST065: Military Parallels in Post-Military Life with Marco Bongioanni[…]

HST064 Book Giveaway with Amy Otzel

HST064 Book Giveaway with Amy Otzel

Summary: Amy B. Otzel is a Retired U.S. Army Behavioral Health Sergeant, Iraq War combat theater Veteran, former Readjustment Counseling Therapist with the U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center and CT State Military Support Program Clinician, and Licensed Psychotherapist. While informed by graduate degree achievements in psychology, professional counseling, and integrative health & healing,Read more about HST064 Book Giveaway with Amy Otzel[…]