Reading Dr. Edward Tick’s “Warrior’s Return,” and hearing him speak recently during an intimate gathering at Sounds True gave me a different perspective on the return from military service.
Ed Tick has been working with veterans for over 35 years, and he has a interesting take on the warrior archetype. He believes one of the causes of psychological trauma of our returning soldiers is that they are expected to return to a civilian way of thinking after their service.
This creates conflict in the psyche of the individual, who is unsure how to behave. Are they supposed to return to “normal”? How do they incorporate their military mindset?Read More