Perspective: PTSD – they just didn’t get it!

by Gary Rubie My journey started over 28 years ago working in law enforcement, 19 years of them plain clothes, covert and all alone. In 2009 I was knocked almost into my grave by the crippling affects of PTSD-related depression, concurrent disorders and related...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

by Donna Ferguson, CPsych and Hester Dunlap, PhD Once referred to as “railway spine” after railroad accidents in the 19th century, “shell shock” and “combat fatigue” after World War I and World War II, reactions to severe stressors are what are now called...

Video: PTSD and Hope

The job of the person with PTSD is to find a way in communication with other human beings with whom they feel safe to understand what has happened to them and to be able to have that diminish or fade enough – not go away, not as if it ever happened – but to fade...