Podcast: Healing our Returning Veterans: an Interview with Emma Seppala Ph.d.

Veterans are returning home with an alarming rate of health and mental health issues related to PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Their lives and the lives of their families and communities are adversely affected. We need these men and women as active members of society. Is there a way to relieve our veterans of their pain and strife from PTSD? Yes.
emma seppala, ph.d, Stanford University, Center for Compassion and Altruism Research in Medicine and Education
Emma Seppala, Ph.D., Associate Director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University has conducted research on the effects of yoga-based interventions for combat veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with trauma and PTSD, with positive effect and healing. Join us as we listen in to an engaging and inspiring conversation about the relief of trauma and the cultivation of happiness.

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Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith

Ellen Goldsmith is a licensed and nationally board certified acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist. She has been in the field of Asian medicine for the past 30 years, teaching, speaking and working with thousands of people to give them the resources, skills and tools they seek to improve the quality of their health and lives. Ellen is the author of the well respected book, Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine: + 175 Recipes for Optimal Health. She is on faculty at the National University of Natural Medicine’s College of Classical Chinese Medicine in Portland, Oregon.

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