John and his wife Mel have poured their blood, sweat and tears into creating awareness through this book and supporting CPTSD and PTSD survivors. AND IT SHOWS.
Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) is a form of psychotherapy in which the person being treated is asked to recall distressing images – Wikipedia
For me, EMDR was a last resort. Melbourne
Helping Partner With PTSD . A ‘partner’ is a person who sits outside of your day to day battle. It should be someone you trust, someone who is for you, someone who ‘sees’ the person you are trying to be and not the person you occasionally are.
Get ready to strap on Heroes, this is a bit of a wild ride in that Dr. King tells it like it is when it comes to PTSD stigma and stereotypes around the nation and right where you are .
I wrote this piece of poetry after touring with a documentary on human trafficking that featured my story called, Stopping Traffic. At every show, I was confronted with questions bordering on accusations that sexual abuse and rape and human trafficking doesn’t happen to boys and men in places like .
One of the primary reasons my first marriage broke down and why my second marriage is so successful, is NOT because I have fully recovered from PTSD, but because of how Melissa and I dealt with it as a couple. This is very important for PTSD caregivers to know.
In our book #dealwithit – living well with PTSD, my wife Melissa talks about what she does to help me when various things trigger me, basically, how do people deal With PTSD Triggers.
I think “#dealwithit – living well with PTSD” is a book for anyone who has lost it all. If you have been shot at, faced with sudden loss, blown up, screwed over (or in my case, screwed), this book is for you. I like to think of it as duct tape for the soul.” —Dr. John A. King
, somedays the only thing you can do is the best thing you can do…just breathe.