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

Counseling Today Online Column: From Combat to Counseling: Veterans and the criminal justice system

Counseling Today Online Column: From Combat to Counseling: Veterans and the criminal justice system

            Here’s the December 2019’s monthly column for Counseling Today, the official professional publication of the American Counseling Association. An important issue in mental health for the miltiary population is involvement in the criminal justice system. Service Members, veterans, their family members, and those who support them should understand whatRead more about Counseling Today Online Column: From Combat to Counseling: Veterans and the criminal justice system[…]

Counseling Today: Suicide prevention strategies with the military-affiliated population

Counseling Today: Suicide prevention strategies with the military-affiliated population

              This article was originally published in the November issue of Counseling Today. Counseling Today is the official professional publication of the American Counseling Association. It was written in cooperation with the Department of Veteran Affairs Suicide Prevention Office.   Thank you, as always, for your support! If you have suggestionsRead more about Counseling Today: Suicide prevention strategies with the military-affiliated population[…]

Counseling Today Online Column: Cultural Competence and the Military Affiliated Population

Counseling Today Online Column: Cultural Competence and the Military Affiliated Population

            Here’s the third monthly column for Counseling Today, the official professional publication of the American Counseling Association. When people who haven’t served in the military are working with the military affiliated population, we need to understand how to develop an awareness of the unique cultural aspects of serving inRead more about Counseling Today Online Column: Cultural Competence and the Military Affiliated Population[…]

Counseling Today Online Column: Characteristics of the Military Affiliated Population

Counseling Today Online Column: Characteristics of the Military Affiliated Population

            Here’s the second monthly column for Counseling Today, the official professional publication of the American Counseling Association. Many mental health providers think of service members, veterans, and military family members as one large group, but as today’s article describes, its much more complicated than that. Thank you, as always,Read more about Counseling Today Online Column: Characteristics of the Military Affiliated Population[…]

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[…]