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

HST 013: Mindfulness and Veterans Path with James Pond

HST 013: Mindfulness and Veterans Path with James Pond

SUMMARY: James Pond, MA, began his current career path, after serving 8 years in the US Marine Corps and 10 years of corporate sales experience. In 2005, James and his family established a charity to help restore the lives of young girls rescued from sex trafficking in Cambodia. After a successful career of working onRead more about HST 013: Mindfulness and Veterans Path with James Pond[…]

HST 012 6 Signs That Things are Spinning Out Of Control

HST 012 6 Signs That Things are Spinning Out Of Control

SUMMARY: There is one barrier to seeking mental health treatment that veterans seem to face. That barrier is often the one that is most difficult to overcome. It’s the barrier inside each of us, the internal stigma against seeking treatment. The whole “suck it up and drive on” mentality. The “I can handle this” mindset that bindsRead more about HST 012 6 Signs That Things are Spinning Out Of Control[…]

HST 011: National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation Veterans Initiatives with Greg Frazier

HST 011: National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation Veterans Initiatives with Greg Frazier

SUMMARY: Dr. Greg Frazier is the president of the Frazier Group, an independent nonprofit consulting group based in North Florida. He has served in various capacities in the nonprofit sector for more than 35 years. He has worked with people experiencing homelessness, families in crisis and veterans. Dr. Frazier holds the Certified Fund Raising ExecutiveRead more about HST 011: National Board of Certified Counselors Foundation Veterans Initiatives with Greg Frazier[…]

HST 008: The Cohen Veterans Network with Anthony Hassan

HST 008: The Cohen Veterans Network with Anthony Hassan

SUMMARY: Dr. Anthony Hassan is the CEO of the Cohen Veterans Network, a network of  25 mental health clinics nationwide. These clinics are designed to improve the mental health outcomes for post-9/11 veterans and their families, with a particular emphasis on post-traumatic stress, through high-quality, free, and accessible mental health care. In addition, he leads effortsRead more about HST 008: The Cohen Veterans Network with Anthony Hassan[…]

HST 007: Veteran Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Marc Scroggins

HST 007: Veteran Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Marc Scroggins

SUMMARY: In this episode, Duane sits down and talks to Veteran and Clinical Mental Health Counselor Marc Scroggins about his military experience and his path towards becoming a clinical mental health and substance abuse counselor. Marc shares his personal journey regarding mental health, and his thoughts on how veterans should approach those challenges in post-militaryRead more about HST 007: Veteran Mental Health and Substance Abuse with Marc Scroggins[…]

HST 006: 8 Things a Therapist Wants a Veteran to Know

HST 006: 8 Things a Therapist Wants a Veteran to Know

HST 006: 8 Things a Therapist Wants a Veteran to Know SUMMARY: In this episode, Duane talks about his experience both as a combat veteran and a clinical mental health counselor, and outlines eight things that he believes that mental health professionals want a veteran to know before working with them. This is the secondRead more about HST 006: 8 Things a Therapist Wants a Veteran to Know[…]

HST 005: 8 Things a Veteran Wants Their Therapist to Know

HST 005: 8 Things a Veteran Wants Their Therapist to Know

SUMMARY: 8 Things a Veteran Wants Their Therapist to Know In this episode, Duane talks about his experience both as a combat veteran and a clinical mental health counselor, and outlines eight things that he believes that a veteran wants their mental health professional to know before working with them. As a professional counselor andRead more about HST 005: 8 Things a Veteran Wants Their Therapist to Know[…]