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It Takes a Village, November 29, 2008: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Intro by Carla and Eric; Dr. Edward Tick, author of War and the Soul, will talk about healing or nation's veterans from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder [listen to show] [download the show]

Global Spirit, November, 2008:

Forgiveness and Healing This episode of Global Spirit explores forgiveness and healing on a personal and societal level, illuminating how spiritual practice and compassion can aid us on this most critical of journeys. Host Phil Cousineau brings together three guests who each approach the topic from a different angle. We see Ed Tick and his wife Kate Dahlstad take a group of traumatized Vietnam War vets back to Vietnam to help them learn the art of forgiveness - specifically, how to forgive themselves for what they did at war almost 40 years ago.

BackStory, November, 2008: Coming Home: A History of War Veterans

Between the election and the economy, news about the war in Iraq has become scanty-at-best. And what little coverage there is tends to focus on developments overseas. In this Veterans’ Day special, the History Guys look at what happens when vets return home. Sons of Confederate Veterans spokesman Frank Earnest makes a case for separating the politics of war from our remembrance of its veterans. Historian Rebecca Jo Plant discusses the changing expectations for veterans' wives and mothers. And psychologist Ed Tick talks about PTSD and how psychological trauma was seen in a pre-psychological age.

WABE:public broadcasting altanta, November, 2008: Hearts of Veterans Receive Healing

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is generally classified as an anxiety disorder. But for war veterans, it can also be a disorder of the heart. "War injures the soul, distorts the heart, confuses the mind, ruins the identity." Psychotherapist and author Edward Tick, has been working with war veterans and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder for nearly three decades.

Utne Reader, August 26, 2008: Edward Tick on Helping Wounded Warriors

Every culture has a responsibility to care for its warriors. Working with soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, Edward Tick believes the United States can do better. In the September-October issue of Utne Reader, Tick writes about different societies' warrior cultures and how their ideas can help returning U.S. soldiers.

The Sun, June 2008: Like Wandering Ghosts

Edward Tick began counseling Vietnam veterans in the 1970s, at a time when the nation was trying to put the Vietnam War behind it and post-traumatic stress disorder (ptsd) wasn't yet a diagnostic category.

yes!, Summer 2008: Heal the Warrior, Heal the Country

Breaking the cycle of war making: our country will not find peace until we take responsibility for our wars.

Shrink Rap Radio, August 31, 2007: War and the Soul

Edward Tick, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, writer, poet, mythologist, international journey guide and transformational healer. He has been working with veterans and survivors of violence and trauma for 30 years. He is founder and director of the non-profit Soldier's Heart Foundation, dedicated to creating community-based veterans' safe return initiatives across the country.