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

Emotional Detachment in Combat and Coming Home

Emotional Detachment in Combat and Coming Home

Call it survival, or becoming jaded or cynical. Many combat veterans experienced a point in their service when things that “should” bother them don’t. It’s hard to explain to someone who hasn’t experienced it, of course. In “normal” life, we don’t go up against situations that are horrific, horrible, or traumatic. Because they are soRead more about Emotional Detachment in Combat and Coming Home[…]

HST031: Emotional Dysregulation with Dr. Katy Barrs

HST031: Emotional Dysregulation with Dr. Katy Barrs

This is the 7th episode of the Veteran Mental Health Boot Camp, a series of podcasts that is looking at all aspects of Veteran Mental Health. Check out the first episode and all episodes as they’re released by going here Summary: Dr. Katy Barrs completed her doctorate in clinical psychology at the University of Denver’s GraduateRead more about HST031: Emotional Dysregulation with Dr. Katy Barrs[…]

The Violence of Action Paradox: Emotional Contradiction of Veterans

The Violence of Action Paradox: Emotional Contradiction of Veterans

The violence of action paradox is this: those actions and emotions that protected us in combat are dangerous to us at home, and those actions and emotions that are supportive at home were dangerous in combat. A recent discussion on LinkedIn points out a significant truth that seems to be evident to many veterans: theRead more about The Violence of Action Paradox: Emotional Contradiction of Veterans[…]