Tag Archives: United States

Hope for the Elephant (The PTSD Elephant) | Linda Fletcher | TEDxTraverseCity

Linda Fletcher says, “PTSD repair… It’s an inside job!” She shares her independent research into PTSD and how it led her to establish A Matter of Honor, a nonprofit designed to educate and expand our understanding and treatment of PTSD. She is currently exploring ways to establish non-medical support groups to provide a pathway to… Read More »

PTSD and Returning to the Classroom | Thomas Burke Jr. | TEDxYale

One of the best ways for veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan to reintegrate into society is by returning to the classroom. This talk will show one infantry Marine’s journey from the depths of wars to the walls of academia. The idea of working with veterans in the safe environment of a classroom and structure of… Read More »

Post Traumatic Stress and the power of story | Tom Skerritt | TEDxRainier

In this heartfelt talk, Tom Skerritt invites us into the intimate and therapeutic powers of storytelling for vets with post traumatic stress Emmy Award winning actor, writer, and director Tom Skerritt is a much loved resident of Washington State. He worked in his first TV show with director Robert Altman and was cast in the… Read More »

U.S. Vets with PTSD Smoke Weed Together | Strange Buds | Cut

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Return from Chaos: Treating PTSD | Peter Tuerk | TEDxCharleston

Peter Tuerk, the director of a VA PTSD program, introduces how we process experiences and trauma. Using examples from his research, he describes how it’s possible to process memories and their associated meanings to overcome a traumatic incident. When active avoidance impedes natural recovery the most effective healing is facilitated through treatment designed to limit… Read More »

Your adopted child experienced trauma, now what? | Kirsten Holmberg | TEDxTwinFalls

An adopted child’s time in an orphanage deprived him of his vital need for love, touch, and nurture, which serve as the blueprint for forging healthy relationships. When human connection is absent in the early days of life, the effects last a lifetime. There are three ways to support adoptees and their parents. This talk… Read More »

You’re going to be okay: healing from childhood trauma | Katy Pasquariello | TEDxYouth@AnnArbor

Katy’s personal stories walks you through the abuse she encountered as a child, how she over came it and advice on spotting signs of child abuse. Katy Pasquariello is a freshman at Community High School. She occupies her time playing saxophone, writing short stories, and making awful jokes. She is very passionate about educating others… Read More »

What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience | Charles Hunt | TEDxCharlotte

That resilience is one of the most important traits to have, is critical to their happiness and success, & can be learned. Adept at leveraging transparency to inspire and get results, this former College Recruiting, Talent Management, Diversity, and Supply Chain leader left the corporate world to fulfill his vision of building unbreakable spirits and… Read More »

‘Blindspotting’ star reflects on universal trauma of a violent time

(21 Jul 2018) ‘Hamilton’ Tony-winner portrays parallels of post-traumatic stress disorder in ‘Blindspotting.’ Daveed Diggs said the story is a metaphor for a traumatized public in a violent period of time. (July 20) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Website: https://apnews.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/AP Facebook: https://facebook.com/APNews Google+: https://plus.google.com/115892241801867723374 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/APNews/ ​ You can license this story… Read More »

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder cases overwhelm Veteran Affairs

US military veterans are honored by all upon arriving back from war and it is agreed that these brave men and women should receive the best health care possible after putting their lives on the line. Now more than ever, thousands of troops suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but in some cases don’t get treatment… Read More »

For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated u

HEADLINE: Military looks for stress before deployments CAPTION: For years, US troops returning from combat suffering post-traumatic stress disorder went untreated until they came home. Now the military is looking at ways to treat stress while G.I.’s are deployed. (Nov. 20) [Notes:ANCHOR VOICE] [[TRACK]] [[LOCATOR: TWENTYNINE PALMS, CALIF]] JUST DAYS BEFORE SHIPPING OUT TO AFGHANISTAN,… Read More »

Can Virtual Reality Ease Post-traumatic Stress Disorder? | Dr. Brenda Wiederhold | TEDxChapmanU

A licensed clinical psychologist in the U.S. and Europe, a visiting professor at the Catholic University in Milan, and an entrepreneur, Dr. Brenda Wiederhold completed the first randomized, controlled clinical trial to provide virtual reality medical therapy for war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Her most recent achievement is working with coalition troops… Read More »

Military dogs suffer post traumatic stress disorder

(5 Aug 2010) AP Television Colorado Springs, 29 July 2010 1. Wide shot “Gina” the dog running through obstacle steps 2. Close-up “Gina” the dog running through obstacle steps 3. Close-up “Gina” 4. Close-up collar 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Master Sgt. Eric Haynes, Kennel Master, Peterson AFB: “She was attached to the army and she was… Read More »