Month: August 2022

18_Outward Bound School with Anthony Sousa (Veteran and Former Marine)

Mission Statement: The Outward Bound Veterans Program helps thousands of returning service members and recent veterans readjust to life at home through powerful wilderness courses that draw on the healing benefit of teamwork and challenge through the use of the natural world. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, these courses are available tuition…

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17_Semper Fi & America’s Fund with Jasper Heilig (Lead for Veteran 2 Veteran program and Veteran)

Mission Statement: Semper Fi and American’s Fund cares for our nation’s critically wounded, ill, and injured service members, veterans and the military families. Supporting all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, we provide one-on-one case management, connection, and lifetime support. Today, Tomorrow and Together.  Jasper is a Former Marine and Veteran that shares his experience…

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16_Danny (Veteran)

Danny and I met during a virtual VA program called iVET. It was a new but short prolonged exposure (PE) therapy course. Very Interesting class that was recommended by my therapist to explore for new programs provided by the VA in Hawai’i. This course was a combination of therapy, group chat and physical health all…

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15_Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with Suzi Landolphi

I was reading ‘Struggle Well’ when there was a connection made between PTSD and ACEs. It was mentioned that this connection was made by Suzi Landolphi so I reached out to discuss. In this episode Suzi explains ACEs. She broke down how PTSD can give you superpowers & she also talks a lot about “training.”…

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14_Dr Rich Tedeschi on Posttraumatic Growth (PTG)

Dr. Tedeschi, with Dr Calhoun, researched how people deal with negative situations in a positive way. This is were the concept of posttraumatic growth started. On this episode, Dr. Tedeschi and I discuss where the concept came from, how the idea evolved, and how it was used to help those struggling with symptoms of PTSD. …

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