The Sad Truth about PTSD in Children

The Sad Truth about PTSD in Children

For the first 52 years of my life, I had no idea children could struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). But in 2008 when my son, age 26, was diagnosed with this mental illness, I learned the truth. PTSD in children is real, and my son had been living with...
Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

Myths about PTSD in Children, Part 2

PTSD in a mental illness not understood by many people. People who do know about PTSD in children often have many misconceptions about it. While writing, Does My Child Have PTSD? I discovered 10 common myths and misconceptions about PTSD in children. In my latest...
Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

Does My Child Have PTSD? Do I Have PTSD?

A strange thing happened a few months back at the Accessibility Summit in McClean, Virginia. On Friday afternoon, I was sitting in the Exhibit Hall at my book table. A copy of my newest book, Does My Child Have PTSD? What To Do When Your Child Is Hurting from the...