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Life After PTSD: A Podcast About Healing From Trauma

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Each week the Life After PTSD Podcast shares stories of former sufferers creating a life after PTS: a new normal of their deciding, free of trauma and PTSD and highlighting some of the professionals using some of the best evidence based techniques to help them do it. The show is intended to provide encouragement for the listener but is for entertainment purposes only and NOT a substitute for proper treatment or to be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Please seek help from a qualified mental health provider.

Each week the Life After PTSD Podcast shares stories of former sufferers creating a life after PTS: a new normal of their deciding, free of trauma and PTSD and highlighting some of the professionals using some of the best evidence based techniques to help them do it. The show is intended to provide encouragement for the listener but is for entertainment purposes only and NOT a substitute for proper treatment or to be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Please seek help from a qualified mental health provider.

Location:

United States

Description:

Each week the Life After PTSD Podcast shares stories of former sufferers creating a life after PTS: a new normal of their deciding, free of trauma and PTSD and highlighting some of the professionals using some of the best evidence based techniques to help them do it. The show is intended to provide encouragement for the listener but is for entertainment purposes only and NOT a substitute for proper treatment or to be used in any legal capacity whatsoever. Please seek help from a qualified mental health provider.

Language:

English

Contact:

754-300-4567


Episodes

#122 The Trauma Students Who Are The First In Their Family To Go To College Can Face (ft. Gabrielle Jackson)

1/18/2021
In this episode we welcome Gabrielle Jackson, a Howard University student who was the first in her family to go to college. Whereas college isn't an option in some families, it's everything but an option in others and when first generation college students leave home to pursue higher education, they often do so without the support structures of college-oriented families that help keep them motivated toward the finish line. Out of a realization of her own struggles and traumatic experiences...

Duration:00:40:18

#121 The Shooting At Columbine High School Cost Him His Sister, Friends And Nearly His Own Life (ft. Craig Scott)

1/11/2021
In this episode we welcome Craig Scott, the brother of Rachel Joy Scott, one of 12 students and 1 teacher murdered at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado on April 20, 1999 in the first prominent mass school shooting that rocked our country. Out of respect for any that may be triggered by this sensitive content, we would like to issue a warning in advance that Craig shares his account of that fateful day, a chilling account of horrifying events that forever changed his life and the...

Duration:01:09:29

#120 A Special Forces Warrior Got Relief From His PTSD And Made It His Mission To Pay It Forward (ft. Brian Anderson)

1/4/2021
In this episode we welcome Brian Anderson, who retired from the United States Army after 14 years of service as both a journalist and a Green Beret. Brian served 33 months in combat zones and earned 3 bronze stars, one with Valor, for his actions deployed as a Green Beret. As a citizen-Soldier, Brian started to identify the gaps in services for many of our Veterans returning home and as a BSW student at Saint Leo University, he helped form the Pasco County Stand Down. In 2014, Brian attended...

Duration:00:53:11

#119 He Was Part Of The Team That First Named PTSD; Now He's Advocating That "Disorder" Should Be Called "Injury" (ft. Dr. Frank Ochberg)

12/28/2020
In this episode we welcome Dr. Frank Ochberg, a founding board member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and recipient of their highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award. He edited the first text on treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and served on the committee that essentially defined PTSD. In an article dated September 19, 2012, titled: “AN INJURY, NOT A DISORDER: post-traumatic stress disorder has been an accepted diagnosis since 1980. It’s time...

Duration:00:50:05

#118 Why The Majority Of Sexual Assault And Abuse Goes Unreported (ft. Paula Navarro)

12/21/2020
In this episode we welcome Paula Navarro, a marriage and family therapist, to discuss the reasons why the vast majority of rape, sexual assault and sexual abuse goes unreported. From the perspective of many outsiders this is perplexing but the mindset of the victim with assistance from culture often comes very much into play. Special thanks to our sponsor for this episode: the Philip Stein Company. For better sleep try Philip Stein's many sleep bracelets and watches featuring Natural...

Duration:00:38:51

#117 Shame And Trauma: When Your Body Makes You A Sexual Stumbling Block (ft. Linda Kay Klein)

12/14/2020
In this episode we welcome Linda Kay Klein, founder and president of the nonprofit, Break Free Together, dedicated to helping people release shame and claim their whole selves. After 15 years of research on religious trauma around sex and gender, she documented her work in the award-winning book, Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free. Her work has been featured by CBS, NBC, NPR (her interview with Fresh Air’s Terry Gross was named...

Duration:00:48:51

#116 When Teachers And Administrators Are Forced To Be Crisis Counselors (ft. Dr. David Schonfeld, MD)

12/7/2020
Dr. David Schonfeld is a developmental-behavioral pediatrician and Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He has provided consultation and training on school crisis and pediatric bereavement for over 30 years in the aftermath of numerous school crisis events and disasters within the United States and abroad, including the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School community of Coral Springs/Parkland,...

Duration:00:50:05

#115 The Social Dilemma And The Trauma Of Tech (ft. Dr. Anna Lembke)

11/30/2020
In this episode we welcome Dr. Anna Lembke, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center. Anna contributed to the hit Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" and joins us today to talk about what tech is doing to us, our kids and our futures and how we can responsibly and realistically detox and disconnect from our addiction. 📖 Pre-order Anna's upcoming book, "Dopamine Nation" on Amazon: https://amzn.to/38MiajM 📖 Be sure to check...

Duration:00:54:15

#114 Healing From Emotionally Abusive Relationships (ft. Beverly Engel)

11/23/2020
In this episode we welcome Beverly Engel, a licensed marriage and family therapist of 35 years. Beverly Engel is an internationally recognized psychotherapist and an acclaimed advocate for victims of sexual, physical, and emotional abuse. On the show we identify what emotional abuse actually is, what is normal in a world that has such a skewed understanding of abuse given the vast amount of the population who has sustained it, and a prescription for those who are in emotionally abusive...

Duration:00:53:41

#113 A Military Serviceman Becomes A Chaplain And What Presence Means To Our Soldiers (ft. Guy Drab)

11/16/2020
In this episode we welcome Guy Drab, a military chaplain who began his military career at West Point and as an officer. A unique journey with some interesting experiences led him to shift his focus to the care of our finest, a calling he continues to follow today. Guy shares some of the ways we can best care for our service men and women. Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit PhilipStein.com and use promo code "PTSD10" to support the work of...

Duration:00:41:50

#112 A Painter's Freak Fall Off A Ladder Nearly Cost Him His Leg And His Livelihood (ft. Darren)

11/9/2020
In this episode we welcome Darren, a lifelong painter who's freak accident in falling off a ladder nearly cost him his legs and left him panicking when he had to climb the very same ladders he'd mindlessly ascended throughout his career. With the help of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) and a well trained therapist, Darren has gained an incredible amount of ground. Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit PhilipStein.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:39:07

#111 The Danger Of False Hope And Why Honesty Is A Virtue (ft. Holly Rockefeller)

11/2/2020
In this episode we welcome licensed mental health counselor Holly Rockefeller to talk about the dangers of giving false hope and misinformation and why truth and honesty matter. We address some bullet points of a Psychology Today piece from 2018 entitled "7 Downsides of Hope" by Leon F. Seltzer, Ph.D. (view the article here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/evolution-the-self/201807/7-downsides-hope) Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit...

Duration:00:51:09

#110 Veteran Was Tired Enough Of The Problem Of Suicide To Do Something About It (ft. Zeke Vanderpool & Mary Millsaps)

10/26/2020
In this episode we welcome Zeke Vanderpool and Mary Millsaps of Operation Angel Wing, an organization raising awareness and fighting for our Nation’s Veterans and First Responders, and their families that suffer from the devastating effects of PTS. Connect with Operation Angel Wing at: https://www.operationangelwing.com Get Zeke's music at https://www.zekevanderpool.com Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit PhilipStein.com and use promo code...

Duration:00:37:57

#109 An Army/Navy Veteran's Wife Asks Him To Get Help (ft. Mark)

10/19/2020
In this episode we welcome back veteran Mark who experienced multiple traumas while serving in our Armed Forces in both the Army and Navy, but had a major heart trauma believed to be the result of his mandated smallpox vaccines, part of his required medical regiment. The culmination of all he experienced led his wife to press him to get help and the change has been dramatic. Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit PhilipStein.com and use promo...

Duration:00:41:26

#108 A Teenage Girl Loses Her Dad And Experiences The Effects Of The Douglas High School Shooting In A Matter Of Months (ft. Morgan, Alison & Mel Jenner)

10/12/2020
Morgan was a student from the Coral-Springs Parkland community rocked by the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, 2018. A student in a magnet program, she was not on the school's campus the day of the shooting but knew 6 of the victims lost and was getting code yellow and code red updates as that day progressed. In addition to her peers lost, Morgan would soon be grieving the loss of her father to cancer just months later. In this episode she and her mom...

Duration:00:41:42

#107 An Army Veteran Experienced The Fort Hood Shooting Plus Loss In Iraq And Afghanistan (ft. Matt)

10/5/2020
Matt is an Army Veteran who experienced the shooting at Fort Hood, as well as loss in both Iraq and Afghanistan, followed by over a dozen more of his comrades lost to suicide. His trauma was significantly impacting his marriage and life as a parent, until his wife heard the Life After PTSD podcast and reached out for help. In this episode he shares his incredible story of change. Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit PhilipStein.com and use...

Duration:00:41:46

#106 A Therapist Develops A Modality Yielding Incredible Results In Treating PTSD: The Story Of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ft. Laney Rosenzweig)

9/28/2020
Laney Rosenzweig is the founder and developer of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) and has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for over 30 years. She has served on staff at the University of South Florida as an assistant visiting professor where considerable ART research has been conducted and currently maintains a private practice in Connecticut, is an on-call trauma specialist for several employee assistant programs and trains mental health professionals in ART. In this...

Duration:00:41:46

#105 An Air Force Staff Sergeant Turned Counselor Was Unfairly Blamed For A Suicide While In The Service (ft. Cynthia Knowles)

9/21/2020
In this episode we welcome Cynthia Knowles of First Orlando Counseling, a retired United States Air Force Staff Sergeant who now works as a licensed mental health counselor, to share a story from her days in the service where she and others were unfairly blamed by a pastor for the suicide of someone under their supervision. Though her own supervisors assured her otherwise, she carried that trauma for a number of years before herself being cleared of the trauma of that event. Special...

Duration:00:43:19

#104 A Pastor's Wife Who Has Contemplated Suicide? (ft. Heather Funk Palacios)

9/14/2020
In this episode we welcome Heather Funk Palacios, a pastor's wife who has battled thoughts of suicide nearly her entire life. Heather shares of some of the criticism she has received at times for needing a lifeline for mental health, as well as how she has remained on purpose in spite of some of the naysayers. Often times in churches and faith communities there's a predisposition to thinking that mental health and mental wellness are givens for people of faith and that it is a sign of...

Duration:00:49:07

#103 PTSD Is An Antiquated Term: How Our Learning About Trauma Has Changed (ft. Allen Kanerva)

9/7/2020
In this episode we welcome back Allen Kanerva to reflect on what we’ve learned in now over 100 episodes and more than a year and a half of working together in the realm of trauma. One of our learnings during this time is that the medical model uses the term PTSD for its purposes but this diagnosis is not accurate to describe what the body is actually experiencing in its adverse reaction to trauma. Special thanks to the Philip Stein Company for supporting the show. Please visit...

Duration:00:44:56