Veteran’s Issues

Veteran’s Day

Today is Veteran’s Day. Recently one of my friends asked what I do on Veteran’s Day. I told her I do pretty much the same thing I do on any other day. That isn’t exactly accurate. On Veteran’s Day and… Read More ›

New PTSD Initiatives

Recently, President Obama laid out plans for new initiatives in research to combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Part of the plan is to fully fund veterans programs, improve healthcare services, “tackle” the backlog of claims, improve education, and work… Read More ›


Since deciding on a career of mental health counseling, I have been thinking on a specific segment of the population in which to focus. When I initially entered the educational phase, I was still active duty in the U.S. Navy…. Read More ›

Shell Shock

Browsing through my social media sites, I kept coming across a video of Patrick Stewart answering a fan’s question. Captions for the video included, “heart shattering response to fan’s question,” and ” a beautiful answer that will touch your heart,”… Read More ›