How do we help our veterans who are returning from war with PTSD? Our DVD provides an intimate conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg, as he shares his experiences, seasoned insights and suggestions. This program is for the mental health practitioner who has treated a variety
by Gift From Within
How do we help our veterans who are returning from war with PTSD? Our DVD provides an intimate conversation with Dr. Frank Ochberg, as he shares his experiences, seasoned insights and suggestions. This program is for the mental health practitioner who has treated a variety of clients including those traumatized by abusive relationships, sexual assault, disasters, Sept 11, and violent crime. Dr. Ochberg feels that treating veterans is a privilege and he shares his experiences dealing with veterans from the Vietnam era, Afghanistan and Iraq. He welcomes those therapists who are supporting our returning men and women as they adapt to civilian life.
Tools of the Trade
The Loss of Emotional Tone
Military Sexual Trauma
The Patient & Therapist Relationship
The Counting Method.
This program is appropriate for psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, educators, and allied health professionals, including those new to trauma work as well as those who have helped a range of trauma victims.
Frank Ochberg, MD, is a psychiatrist and the former Associate Director of the National Institute of Mental Health and a member of the team that wrote the medical definition for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He was the editor of America’s first PTSD treatment text and is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
Mike Walter, the interviewer, is an acclaimed Anchor/Reporter in Washington, DC and speaks from the heart on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. His brother fought in Vietnam in the 60s and Mike was able to see first hand the impact PTSD can have on the returning veteran and the family. Mike was also an eyewitness to the attack on the Pentagon on 9-11. In the days that followed, he found himself grappling with the same issues that affected his brother. He struggled with depression and replayed the attack again and again in his mind. He is a Dart-Ochberg Fellow where met Dr. Frank Ochberg and learned about PTSD.
Format: DVD 57:41 Minutes