If we truly want to help veterans heal, we have to find a way to take the charge out of the memories, not just tranquilize the stress symptoms. Skillful and insightful EFT coaching can often do this in a respectful, gentle and effective way.Read more
I was told this week that the Military deals with the well being of the soldiers internally and they don’t need outside help. Given the 18 suicides per day that the military has to justify these days, I find this policy to be questionable. I know massage therapists, chiropractors and business owners who are happy to donate free services to Veterans and their families. At the same time, I have talked with many soldiers who wish that someone would help them, but they simply don’t know what is possible and available. It is my sincere hope that the chain of command will overcome their fear of civilian supporters and accept and communicate the help that is readily available for the troops and their families.Read more
Joe, USMC: “I am not asking for anything other than that you healers don’t give up; continue to approach the Veteran. Plant the seed early. It took me 35 plus years to discover/acknowledge that I had anything wrong with me. Many of the things that are wrong with me can be cared for with EFT. So don’t give up because someone did not listen, or did not respond.”Read more
For every soldier killed in Iraq and Afghanistan there are about nine who were wounded, compared to only three per death in previous conflicts (Boston Globe).
Over 120 American women have been killed and 600 have been wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan (Philadelphia Enquirer).
Women make up about 5% of the homeless veteran population, roughly about 6,500 homeless female vets (Associated Press).