Band Of Brothers #7 – Going To The Edge

This is, without a doubt, the most powerful and rewarding work I have done in over 35 years of practice. Seeing the light go on within combat veterans, who were taught to kill, is an unforgettable experience.

“PTSD Secrets”

I must confess right upfront that this posting is a little self promotion. Well, kind of. Three months ago, a dear friend of mine that I have known for over 25-years contacted me with an urgent request concerning his son who had recently returned from Afghanistan.

PTSD: From Viet Nam to Iraq and Afghanistan

In my latest issue of The Veteran Magazine (September-October 2011), from Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), is an excellent series of articles focused on PTSD.

Suppressing Dissent: “The VA is not the place to talk politics”

Psychologist Dr. Johanna (Hans) Buwalda is a therapist providing Mental Health advise and assistance as one of Vietnam Veterans Against the War's Military Counselors. This presentation covers several suggestions that could make VA Mental Health accessible to more Veterans of all wars, IF the VA would stop using these these eight words, “this is not a place to talk politics” the hidden intent is to suppress dissenting views on WAR!

Virtual Iraq/Afghanistan: How its helping Troops and Vets with PTSD

Back in May 2010, we ran an article Virtual Reality Combat Simulations as a Treatment for PTSD that resulted in a heated debate about...

House Committee Investigates How to Connect Injured Veterans with Innovative Treatment

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, July 21, 2010, House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman Bob Filner (D-CA) led a roundtable discussion to review innovative treatment...

PTSD: VVAW Jumping in with Both Feet

By Ray Parrish, VVAW Veterans Benefits Counselor As mentioned in a previous article, Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) intends expanding its capability to offer...

Soldiers & Suicide: A Warrior Poet’s Nightmare

This heart wrenching take on Soldiers, Veterans, and Suicide was sent into us by Brother Willie Hager and our friends at VetSpeak. Graphics added by...

Virtual Reality Combat Simulations as a Treatment for PTSD

Recently we at VT have been getting a lot of feedback both positive and negative on the Pentagon's experimentation with Virtual Reality War Simulations...

PTSD is Real, PTSD Fraud is Not – Veterans rebuttal to...

VCS Responds to AP: PTSD is Real, PTSD Fraud is Not Written by VCS - Republished on VT by permission from Veterans for Common Sense....

Associated Press spreading RUMORs about PTSD fakers

The folks at Veterans for Common Sense (VCS) are at odds with reporters at the Associated Press on what frankly should have been an...