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PTSD TV: Episode #1 “3 Ways to Stay Positive When You Have PTSD” Part 1

PTSD T.V. is a place where you can get help on your healing journey from two people who have been in your shoes. We talk open and honestly about PTSD and all it entails. Link to Episode 1 Part 2: https://youtu.be/1pY1bD-dWlw How it affected us as individuals and our relationship and how we were able… Read More »

Extinction Therapy

Assignment References Kinchin, D., 2004. Post traumatic stress disorder: the invisible injury. Success Unlimited. Nelson, H.E., 1997. Cognitive behavioural therapy with schizophrenia: A practice manual. Nelson Thornes. Alexander, L., 2013. Conditioning techniques in clinical practice and research. Springer. Bandura, A., 1977. Self-efficacy: toward a unifying theory of behavioral change. Psychological review, 84(2), p.191. Janak, P.H.… Read More »

PTSD in Companion Animals – A Your Dogs Friend workshop September 29, 2018

What if your pet was tied outside and left defenseless, was abused, or attacked? Could that explain the sudden rage we see in some dogs? One minute, we have the sweet, friendly dog we share our homes with, and the next, our dog seems like a ferocious animal. It’s as if a light switch turned… Read More »

PTSD Psychiatric Service Dog: Trained Tasks Demonstration

This is a short demo of what my psychiatric service dog, Kayenne, does for me. She’s for my diagnosed PTSD, and has been training for about a year and 4 months. She’s near the end of her training and already qualifies as a fully-trained service dog under the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act.) For those… Read More »

Marine Veteran Gets Christmas Puppy Surprise

‘Subscribe to StoryTrender: http://bit.ly/StoryTrenderSubscribe Watch more: http://bit.ly/StoryTrenderPicks Submit your video here: http://bit.ly/StoryTrender ———————————————– Christmas came early for this Marine veteran as he received a surprise puppy present a few weeks premature to assist with his treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Peter Coukoulis has suffered with PTSD since his return to civilian life three years ago,… Read More »

Whatcom County man has been cited after he allegedly shot and killed his neighbor’s dog

Jax, a Labradoodle, was a special companion to Lona and Joseph Johnson of Bellingham, who brought him into their home to help deal with their post-traumatic stress disorder. Their neighbor has been cited after he allegedly shot and killed Jax. Source: Youtube

How to Train a PTSD Anxiety Alert for Service Dogs or Interrupt Self Harm Behaviors

Teach your Psychiatric assistance dog to indicate that you are having a panic attack or to interrupt increasing anxiety or self-harm behavior. Starting Jan. 3, 2018, we are offering an anxiety task class online. http://servicedogtraininginstitute.ca/course-catalogue/19-course-catalogue/583-anxiety-tasks-class-description Book a Skype or FaceTime session to have all your questions about service dogs and training them answered. http://servicedogtraininginstitute.ca/skype-consultation Help… Read More »