What do we do when those in the military, who are meant to protect are unprotected? How do we deal with the internal and external conflict that comes with experiencing trauma? Managing internal and external conflict requires a delicate balance of self-reflection and effective communication. Internally, it involves understanding our own emotions, values, and needs, and finding healthy ways to address and resolve conflicts within ourselves. Externally, it requires open and respectful dialogue, active listening, and finding common ground with others involved in the conflict.
In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Kimberly Clark about Managing Internal and External Conflict
Kimberly Clark is an Author and Founder of Motivation From the Heart, she is a United States Navy Veteran dedicated to helping others overcome trauma and showing the world that recovery is possible. Kimberly is also a Certified Peer Support Specialist for the Louisiana Department of Behavioral Health, a trauma recovery specialist, a Mindset Coach, and a state leader for the National non-profit organization Mission 22.
What you can expect from this episode
00:25 EMDR Therapy for Veterans
05:52 Dealing with internal conflict
08:33 Amongst the protector there is no protection – Military sexual trauma
09:50 Kimberly talks about her faith and how it has helped her in her journey
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About Dr. Joan
Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.
Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.
In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.
Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.
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