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

Cognitive Flexibility: Balancing Hope, Optimism, and Realism

Cognitive Flexibility: Balancing Hope, Optimism, and Realism

I’ve had a couple of military friends share some all-to-common news recently; promotion selections in their respective branches have been announced, and it turns out that they were not selected for promotion. Beyond their own personal ambition, they are consistently told by those around them, “you should have been picked,” or “It’s okay that IRead more about Cognitive Flexibility: Balancing Hope, Optimism, and Realism[…]

HST140 – Dr. Daniel Libby – The Veterans Yoga Project

HST140 – Dr. Daniel Libby – The Veterans Yoga Project

Full Episode Summary Episode About Today’s Guest: Dan is a founder and Executive Director of Veterans Yoga Project.  He is a licensed clinical psychologist and yoga teacher specializing in the mindful integration of evidence-based psychotherapies and complementary and alternative medicine practices for the treatment of PTS(D) and other psychological and emotional distress in active-duty militaryRead more about HST140 – Dr. Daniel Libby – The Veterans Yoga Project[…]

HS&T Announcement: Military and Veteran Culture Webinar Series

HS&T Announcement: Military and Veteran Culture Webinar Series

We are pleased to announce an upcoming webinar series presented in partnership with the NAADAC, the National Association for Addiction Professionals     Starting August 24th, 2019, NAADAC is hosting a series of live and on-demand webinars looking at clinical mental health treatment for service members and veterans.The webinars will include: Addiction Treatment in MilitaryRead more about HS&T Announcement: Military and Veteran Culture Webinar Series[…]

HST139 – LTC Dave Grossman – Psychological Impact of Combat

HST139 – LTC Dave Grossman – Psychological Impact of Combat

Full Episode Summary Episode Summary Video About Today’s Guest: In their description of Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, Slate Magazine said, “Grossman cuts such a heroic, omnicompetent figure, he could have stepped out of a video game.”  He has five patents to his name, has published four novels, two childrens’ books, and six non-fiction books to include hisRead more about HST139 – LTC Dave Grossman – Psychological Impact of Combat[…]

Counseling Today Online Column: Introduction

Counseling Today Online Column: Introduction

      Beginning in the month of July, I’ve started to write an online column for Counseling Today, the print and online news outlet for the American Counseling Association. Once a month, I’ll be writing about the military affiliated population for mental health professionals. I’ll be sharing them here after the release on theRead more about Counseling Today Online Column: Introduction[…]

HST138 – Donleigh Gaunky – The Veteran Suicide Epidemic

HST138 – Donleigh Gaunky – The Veteran Suicide Epidemic

Full Episode Summary Episode About Today’s Guest: Donleigh Gaunky is a veteran of the Iraq war, having deployed there twice.  Utilyzing his skills as a former army intelligence analyst and as a political scientist, Donleigh has spent the last decade trying to understand and address the complex issue that has plagued the veterans community forRead more about HST138 – Donleigh Gaunky – The Veteran Suicide Epidemic[…]

HST137 – Karl Marlantes – What It Is Like to Go to War

HST137 – Karl Marlantes – What It Is Like to Go to War

Full Episode Summary Episode Summary Video About Today’s Guest: Karl Marlantes graduated from Yale University and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, before serving as a Marine in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Navy Cross, the Bronze Star, two Navy Commendation Medals for valor, two Purple Hearts, and ten air medals. He isRead more about HST137 – Karl Marlantes – What It Is Like to Go to War[…]