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Michele F Rosenthal

Changing Direction W/Michele Rosenthal


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A show about creating change after trauma; why and how to do it. If your life has gotten to a point where you're feeling overwhelmed by posttraumatic stress and symptoms, stuck, stalled or just plain tired of feeling bad it’s time to think about CHANGING DIRECTION. On this program we cover a wide spectrum of topics designed to help you turn yourself around and get headed for healing in the right direction. Michele and her guests shares ideas for how to reduce and manage stress, depression, mood swings, nightmares, insomnia, sadness, anger, grief and pain, plus redefine who you are and reclaim how you live. CHANGING DIRECTION airs in two 30-minute segments each week: Mondays and Wednesdays, 2pm EST/11am PST with guests whose expertise will give you ideas, skills, tools and resources for how to heal after trauma. Bumper music generously provided by Jen Foster, http://www.jenfoster.com

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PTSD healing techniques are vast and varied. Learning how to choose the ones that are right for you, and how to work with a clinician who uses them, is the subject of Courtney Armstrong's newest book, The Therapeutic "Aha!" 10... more

How do our veterans heal the deep scars of combat? In this episode host Michele Rosenthal interviews one military couple about what it takes to overcome PTSD. Dr. Janet J. Seahorn is a professor at Colorado State University. She... more

Founder and President of Resiliency for Life -- and major trauma survivor -- Michael Ballard, chats about how survivors respond to trauma and then access resilience. Covering a wide variety of originating traumas Ballard describes ways... more

This broadcast kicks off the new format of our show. The You Can Do This! Quick Clip series offers short interview podcasts that offer maximum information in minimum amount of time.... PTSD recovery is long, hard and challenging.... more

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and grief go hand in hand: Trauma brings loss of the self, people, things, experiences, opportunities and life. Recovery, however, rarely discusses the deep need to grieve and the even more important... more

"Can PTSD be healed?" is a common question that survivors and their caregivers ask. Finding the answer (it can), plus how to achieve it (so many approaches) are the key concepts of recovery. In this episode Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, author... more

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is driven by two major needs: 1) to feel safe, 2) to be in control. While survivors seek ways to manage their experience of the world they often find that controlling themselves offers immediate... more

On Christmas Eve 2008 Leticia Yuzefpolsky lost her parents, 4 siblings, and several other family members to a mass homicide. Today she exemplifies how hope and faith can transcend even the worst tragedies. As she has traveled a... more

PTSD symptoms create a huge sensation of disconnection between you and yourself, others and the world. They also stop you from feeling as if you live a life filled with purpose. Do you have to wait until you're recovered to get back on the... more

Surviving a car crash, dealing with the grief of losing a spouse and healing a traumatic brain injury would test the resilience of anyone. For Angela Leigh Tucker these are the events that have defined her life since July 2008. On today's... more
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