June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day. Although I had heard of PTSD and had an idea of what it was, I didn’t really understand much about it until I started working with Dr. Harry Croft on the book I Always Sit with My Back to the Wall: Managing Traumatic Stress and Combat PTSD. I realized … Read more
Veterans Day, November 11, is set aside to honor veterans and thank them for their service to our country. There are 101 ways you can thank a veteran—be sure to show your gratitude today to the veterans in your life. In war, soldiers go through trauma most of us cannot imagine. We shouldn’t be surprised … Read more
I recently talked about a book about PTSD in veterans. I’m working with psychiatrist Dr. Harry Croft—you can see him on this video of a television interview in which he talks about PTSD and the book project.
I’m working on an exciting project with Dr. Harry Croft, a psychiatrist who has evaluated more than 3500 veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) for the Veterans Administration. Dr. Croft is writing a book to help vets with PTSD and their loved ones to understand and deal with the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of the disorder. The book … Read more