Guards Down - Overcoming Complicated Grief and PTSD through Culturally Sensitive Therapy Hosted by Greg Washington

Escape With my Addiction

April 12, 2021 Greg Washington
Guards Down - Overcoming Complicated Grief and PTSD through Culturally Sensitive Therapy Hosted by Greg Washington
Escape With my Addiction
Show Notes

Greg chats with Colin Wells, an army vet about his story dealing with grief and trauma, and how he was able to turn it around and create a safe space for veterans to interact and explore alternative healing options.

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Instagram: @veteranswalkandtalk
E-Mail: colin@veteranswalkandtalk.com
Website: www.veteranswalkandtalk.com

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[00:01 – 4:47] Opening Segment

 

[4:47 – 34:45] Colin’s Story

  • Colin talks about his background and whether or not he was taught how to cope
  • Colin speaks about his snowboarding accident that led into some low points but also him joining the military

[34:45 – 45:20] The Military

  • Colin shares the story of how he walked into an Army recruiting center
  • Did basic training help at all?

[45:20 – 54:03] Healing Process

  • How could you have helped yourself better?
  • What kind of help would you have wanted?

[54:03 – 1:26:05] CBD and Psychedelics

  • Colin talks about the positive effects of CBD and psychedelics
  • Colin discusses some warnings and concerns that people may have with these products

[1:26:05 – 1:43:06] Reflection

  • How to make amends to the people you hurt along the way
  • Colin talks about what kept him going when he wanted to quit
  • What advice would you give your younger self?
  • Colin speaks on whether or not he sees his growth

[1:43:06 – 1:48:02] Closing Segment

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