Dr. Avery is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the War Related Illness and Injury Study Center (WRIISC) at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. His research interests include mechanisms of change in complementary and integrative medicine interventions, yoga in particular, in treatment of posttraumatic stress and chronic pain. Additional topics of interest include posttraumatic growth, moral injury, attentional control/executive function, interoceptive awareness, and behavioral sleep interventions.

In This Particular Episode You Will Learn:

  • Timothy’s background and military experience
  • Serving in the reserve component
  • Juggling deployment and employment in the private sector
  • Moving from the corporate world to the Mental Health industry
  • Military Service as a specific culture
  • Cultural development in the military
  • Lack of cultural development when leaving the military
  • The Veterans Yoga Project
  • Embodied emotion

Links Mentioned in This Episode:

Timothy’s LinkedIn Profile

The Veterans Yoga Project





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Duane K. L. France is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as a mental health counselor practicing in the state of Colorado. Do you want to join the conversation regarding veteran mental health? Share, like, and comment. Read Duane's previous posts and follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn. Keep the conversation about #veteranmentalhealth going.