A public gathering with Ed Tick, Ph.D.
- Wednesday, October 5th, at 7:30pm
- All Souls Cathedral • Biltmore Village
- $5 donation requested • Veterans free
Please join Dr. Ed Tick, of Albany, NY, who has been working with veterans since the mid 1970s, as he facilitates a vital community conversation about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and how it affects veterans and their families. This discussion will also include:
• The importance of citizens sharing the burden of war.
• The psycho-spiritual dimensions of war.
• How Spirituality and Community help heal war trauma.
• What communities can do to support the safe return and successful re-integration of veterans.
For more information, go to soldiersheart.net or call 828-230-7006.
Edward Tick, Ph.D., is Founding Director of Soldier’s Heart: Veterans’ Safe Return Programs. Honored for his groundbreaking work in the holistic and community-based healing of veterans and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dr. Tick has been a psychotherapist for 33 years, specializing in working with veterans since the 1970s. He is the author of Sacred Mountain, The Practice Of Dream Healing, The Golden Tortoise, Wild Beasts and Wandering Souls, and the award-winning book War And The Soul. Dr. Tick is an internationally recognized educator and expert on veterans, PTSD, and the psychology of military-related issues and has conducted trainings, retreats and workshops across the country. His work continues to gain interest and credibility with the military, having spoken at West Point, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Fort Knox, Altus Air Force Base and other Dept. of Defense facilities.
He is a tireless advocate for peace, lecturing throughout the world and leading semi-annual international educational, healing and reconciliation journeys to Viet Nam and Greece. Dr. Tick is a gifted healer, teacher and guide specializing in using psycho-spiritual, cross-cultural, and international reconciliation practices to bring healing to veterans, communities and nations recovering from the traumas of war and violence.