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Cliff Heegel joins Give an Hour Network

PRESS RELEASE Provides Free Counseling to Troops & Families Today Dr. Cliff Heegel of Memphis announces that he has joined Give an Hour™, a nonpartisan, nonprofit national network of mental health professionals providing free counseling services to returning troops and their families.

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On Being a Survivor: My Thoughts

On Being a Survivor:  My Thoughts by anonymous (Actually by a strong voice within me that spoke this day – I wrote quickly for this voice doesn’t speak very often for it is yet a faint, foreign whisper.) “Survivor” – just the word itself brings to my mind a bedraggled, hungry, exhausted, physically and emotionally […]

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Great Book for those who suffer from trauma, PTSD, etc.

Great Book for those who suffer from trauma, PTSD, etc.

Are you a trauma survivor? Do you suffer from PTSD? I think you might be able to benefit from this book by Claude Thomas, a Vietnam vet who became a Zen monk. Claude has suffered greatly in his life. He was abused as a child, went to Vietnam and entered combat at 17, and lived […]

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From PsycPORT.com– Test developed for borderline personality disorder

This is important- it looks at the hardware issues that underlie BPD, Borderline Personality Disorder. My guess is that the same hardware issues might underlie at least a portion of the people who are suffering from PTSD. Worth a read if you are a brain-behavior-psychotherapy type. PsycPORT.com | Test developed for borderline personality disorder: “Houston […]

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Women Vets and Military Sexual Trauma

As a veteran and as a psychologist, I was very interested in and very moved by a lengthy post yesterday at http://www.healingcombattrauma.com on women with PTSD from sexual trauma incurred while on active duty, usually perpetrated by a fellow soldier. The blog is a good read in general and is full of resources for vets […]

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