PTSD in Veterans and First Responders

Post traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD for short, is a disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Veterans and first responders are two populations who experience especially high levels of PTSD.

On this episode of Calm, Cool and Connected- Dr. Fedrick is joined by trauma expert Joelle Rabow Maletis. Together they explore the world of PTSD in relation to veterans and first responders.

Key Takeaways from Dr. Fedrick’s one-on-one with Joelle:

• Hear about Joelle’s background in the mental health field
• Learn why and how these populations experience PTSD at so much of a higher rate
• Find out what “vicarious trauma” is
• Discover why vicarious trauma can also impact someone’s life just like trauma can
• Hear which modalities work best for someone who has experienced trauma
• Learn about the methods Joelle uses the most frequently with her patients

All of this and more, on this episode of Calm, Cool and Connected.

Find more information on Joelle:
Follow Joelle on social media:
-Instagram: @joellerabowmaletistherapy
Joelle Rabow Maletis
And check out Joelle’s Ted-Ed on the Psychology of PTSD

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Connect with Dr. Fedrick on Instagram: @drelizabethfedrick

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