FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Phoenix, AZ., August 12, 2016 – dēhp Therapeutic CEO & Founder, Josette Sullins, will present at the 48th Annual Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies Conference on Thursday August 25th at the Loews Ventana Canyon in Tucson, AZ. Joining Ms. Sullins on the panel for the presentation “Stop the Pain and Debilitating Effects of PTSD on Veterans, First Responders, and their Families”, will be Dr. Maria Navarro, DBH, LPC, TAD, Principal Investigator and Senior Clinical Counselor for dēhp Therapeutic.
PTSD, otherwise known as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, is defined by the Mayo Clinic as “a mental health condition triggered by a terrifying event-either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares, and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.” The prevalence of this debilitating condition is staggering. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, over 30% of Vietnam Veterans, 10% of Gulf War Veterans, 11% of Afghanistan Veterans, and 20% of Iraqi War Veterans suffer from PTSD.
First Responders are also affected by PTSD. According to “At the Ready Magazine,” 33% of Firefighters suffer from PTSD. Also included in the First Responders group are Law Enforcement Officers and Emergency Medical Services personnel, many of whom suffer from PTSD.
“dēhp Therapeutic is an integrative, neuro-therapeutic, non-pharmacological technique that has successfully stopped the pain and debilitating effects of PTSD” according to Ms. Sullins. “It is a comprehensive treatment that accelerates development. It accesses the body’s natural need to process traumatic experiences.”
If you or someone you know is a Veteran or a First Responder suffering from PTSD and living in Arizona, please contact the dēhp Therapeutic team by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an appointment.
dēhp Therapeutic, located in Phoenix, AZ, has been successfully working with Veterans with PTSD and their families since November 2014.
The Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies is a non-profit entity that engages in activities that provide education, training, research, and technical assistance in the field of Behavioral Health.
The Training Institute-Southwest Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The dēhp Therapeutic presentation qualifies for continuing education credit.
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