Veterans

When Therapy Goes to the Dogs

An emerging form of therapy for children (particularly those with autism spectrum disorder) is the use of animals, particularly dogs. In recent years, therapy dogs have become a popular form of treatment with children with autism spectrum disorder. One group of researchers, recently conducted a review of the evidence for using therapy dogs, and the […]

Study: Mindfulness Meditation May Help Veterans Cope with PTSD

Veterans dealing with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may have an alternative option for their healing process. According to a study published earlier this year in Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy—an a academic journal devoted to issues of psychological trauma—researchers reported that VA-sponsored meditation programs “show promise for reducing PTSD severity in Veterans receiving mental health services.” The […]

Practice News and Updates

Please join me in welcoming the newest member to our team: Jill Majeski, M.A. Also keep an eye out for our own Sara Grier, LCSW, CCTP on PA Live February 4th to discuss trauma, Verterans issues, and the controversial new movie, “American Sniper.” Finally, JGK/A is currently hiring a blogger. If you, or someone you know is […]