Souls Under Siege: The Effects of Mulitple Troop Deployments- And How to Weather the Storm

Souls Under Siege The Effects of Mulitple Troop Deployments And How to Weather the Storm Besieged Everyone is looking for a quick fix for the current war to win it fight it or end it In the meantime the resiliency of the dedicated men and women serving our country has been stretched th

  • Title: Souls Under Siege: The Effects of Mulitple Troop Deployments- And How to Weather the Storm
  • Author: Bridget C. Cantrell
  • ISBN: 9780981917108
  • Page: 282
  • Format: Paperback
  • Besieged Everyone is looking for a quick fix for the current war to win it, fight it, or end it In the meantime, the resiliency of the dedicated men and women serving our country has been stretched thin by another concern the siege of their souls as they go through the revolving door of seemingly endless combat tours The most voracious enemy for today s troops and theirBesieged Everyone is looking for a quick fix for the current war to win it, fight it, or end it In the meantime, the resiliency of the dedicated men and women serving our country has been stretched thin by another concern the siege of their souls as they go through the revolving door of seemingly endless combat tours The most voracious enemy for today s troops and their families is time, attrition, and unpreparedness These elements continue to eat away at every level of their lives It is all in the makeup of living under siege, and those under siege need to find ways to hold their ground as long as the war lasts They need to prepare well in advance for the inevitability of multiple deployments It has been confirmed that warriors on their third and fourth tours of duty have much greater rates of mental health challenges than those on their first or second deployments Time, and the wear and tear, has become a daunting enemy For the families the weight of these deployments is magnified when they are ill prepared for the tremendous emotional change and upheaval that may develop from these circumstances Dr Bridget C Cantrell, Ph.D is the author of Down Range to Iraq and Back and Once a Warrior Wired For Life and she now brings you Souls under Siege The Effects of Multiple Troop Deployments and How to Weather the Storm It is a book that will help us all find ways to support and tend to those living with the pressures of multiple deployments Its thrust is to not only expand awareness of the issues involved, but to also outline sensible tools for finding relief in these trying times Souls under Siege is not a book to sit idle on your shelf It will become a useful guide to be used over and over again.

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    • Bridget C. Cantrell

      Dr Bridget Cantrell was appointed the 2008 and 2004 Outstanding Female Non Veteran for her service to veterans by the Governor s Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee and the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs In 2008, she received the Didi Hirsch Foundation Leadership Award for Erasing the Stigma of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD.She has her Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology and is a private practitioner Dr Cantrell is one of a small number of specially selected and trained mental health providers for the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs PTSD Program, under the supervisor Thomas Schumacher, MS Director She is also a provider under the Mental Health Fee Service Program, Puget Sound Veterans Health Care System Seattle VA Medical Center She also holds various contracts in the state of Washington one of which is the Vet Center Contract, which enables her to see combat veterans Dr Cantrell is also an honorary member of the Red Feather Society, which is a Native American Combat Veteran s association on a national level This honor is as result of her work, knowledge and dedication to veterans She has also been extensively exposed to the understanding and meaning of the Native American Ceremonial Rituals, which offer an alternative approach toward combat trauma recovery She has worked with veterans for nearly twenty years.Specializing in trauma for several years her primary work now encompasses treating war veterans from all eras and their family members She also works with those veterans who have been sexually abused while serving in the military In 2003, she received the Highest Productivity award for the Washington State Department of Veterans Affairs WDVA PTSD program.Her dissertation research entitled Social Support as a Function of PTSD within Washington State Vietnam Veteran Populations was presented to the Washington State Senate Select Committee for Veterans as part of the Governor s Master Plan for the needs of veterans Her research included a five site sample of Vietnam veterans bio psychosocial needs that was used for planning future programs for the King County Veterans Program Dr Cantrell s research findings were formally presented at the European Traumatic Stress Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland She was also invited to present her study in Brisbane, Australia at the Brisbane International Traumatic Stress Conference, as well as the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana In the Spring of 2004, she formally invited by the U.S Army to provide mental health services to the paratroopers of the 173d Airborne Brigade stationed in Vicenza, Italy While there, she focused upon helping these troops reintegrate with their loved ones and readjust to peacetime conditions after their prolonged combat exposure in Northern Iraq Information and observations from this time of working with the Iraqi Freedom veterans gave birth to a new workbook course entitled Turning Your Heart Toward Home This course was followed by the co authored book Down Range To Iraq and Back which now has than one million in print In her latest co authored work, Once a Warrior Wired for Life Dr Bridget Cantrell takes readers on to the next step in the process of coming home and re integrating when a tour of duty is finished This book focuses on how to once again become a civilian after being trained in for military duty Dr Cantrell s newest books Souls under Siege The Affects of Multiple Troop Deployments and How to Weather the Storm , will help us all find ways to support and tend to those living under the pressures of multiple deployments Its thrust is to not only expand awareness of the issues involved, but to also outline sensible tools for finding relief in these trying times Souls under Siege is not a book to sit idle on your shelf It will become a useful g

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    • As a clinician who often works with servicemen and women and their dependants this book covers a lot of valuable information for all parties. The various sections seem to speak directly to the service member, the parents, and the couple. The book uses a lot of terminology that is utilized within the military system which makes it easier for the service member to relate to the topics. It sets realistic and easily attainable goals for all parties and explains both the goals and concepts in underst [...]


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