Coping Strategies

Hope And Healing For The Veteran Community

Guest: Jennifer O'Neill

Jennifer O’Neill talks to us about the power of an equestrian form of therapy to help vets and their loved ones.

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Perfectly Hidden Depression

Guest: Margaret Rutherford

In this episode, I talk to Dr. Margaret Rutherford, the author of the book Perfectly Hidden Depression. We talk about the book, seeking mental health treatment, and a lot more.

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Having an Operational Mindset

Guest: Jeff Banman

Jeff Banman talks with us about having what he calls an operational mindset. You don’t want to miss this one.

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Stepping Outside of Your Comfort Zone

Guest: Jason Mosel

Jason Mosel has made incredible physical accomplishments. But he’s not a natural born athlete. He keeps pushing himself outside of his comfort zone though, which enables him to attempt these huge tasks.

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Loss of Identity After 17 Years of Service

Guest: Annette Whittenberger

In this episode, Annette Whittenberger talks about the loss of identity she experienced after serving in the Army for 17 years.

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Helping Veterans With Dr. Sherry Walling

Guest: Sherry Walling

Dr. Sherry Walling is a clinical psychologist, speaker, yoga teacher, podcaster, entrepreneur, and best-selling author. We touched on a wide range of subjects. Veteran suicide, the VA, when the right time is to seek help, relational and moral injuries, and a whole lot more.

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PTSDog Service Dogs For Vets With PTSD

Guest: Joaquin Juatai

Joaquin Juatai is a disabled veteran and an author of the book PTSDog: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and the Service Dog. He also hosts The Service Dog Show with PTSDog, which is broadcast on WDVR. He educates, supports, and advocates for other veterans who have chosen to use a service dog as part of their own...

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Overcoming Mental Health Hurdles After Combat

Guest: Dave Pecirep

Dave Pecirep was a combat veteran who struggled with his own mental health after returning home from Afghanistan. He spent some time getting his own mental health in order before eventually returning to college to get his Master’s in psychotherapy.

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Being Your Own Advocate And Other Lessons Learned From Depression

Guest: Brooke Siem

Brooke Siem is unlike many of our guests in that she’s not a veteran. However, her story is one that sounds all too familiar to many veterans.

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Soldier And Educator On Resiliency

Guest: Chip Rankin

Chip Rankin is an educator and a soldier in the Army National Guard. Chip has found through mentoring others that those who have been more resilient and not been caught up in “mind traps” have been able to work through their struggles easier.

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