Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

By Eve Lorgen, MA

My first introduction to PTSD was in a graduate course seminar in 1989 called “Trauma and Addictions”. My teacher and professional mentor, Walt Rutherford, PhD is a licensed M.F.T. (Marriage and Family Counselor) in San Diego, California. Walt is also a veteran of the Viet Nam War. It was Ruthorford’s and other’s work with many Viet Nam Veterans that popularized the term (PTSD), following end of the Viet Name War, when many Vets returned, only to experience Continue reading