Archive for the ‘Nancy Isserman’ Category

13 Sep

Insights on the Aftermath in Afghanistan

The last troops have left Afghanistan, but our work with the fallout from the longest war in U.S. history continues. At Council for Relationships (CFR) our therapists are continuing to see their veteran and veteran-connected family member clients. We know from our own clients and… Read More

5 Nov

Honoring Our Veterans in 2020

Veterans Day is observed annually on November 11th. It is a day set aside to honor all those who have served our country in any of its wars. Unlike Memorial Day, which is a time to remember those who gave their lives for our country,… Read More

9 Nov

A Clinical Perspective on Treatment of Vietnam Veterans

[caption id="attachment_6498" align="alignnone" width="800"] Image: National Park Service[/caption]   The Vietnam War, a documentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick details the "epic story of one of the most controversial events in American history.” In a Washington Post podcast, Ken Burns stated:  “I do not… Read More

16 Oct

I Have A Message for You: Holocaust Survivors Recount Messages from their Parents

In the video, “I Have A Message for You,” Klara, who survived the Holocaust as a young French woman hidden in Belgium, narrates a powerful story about her father and the impact of parental messages on survivors. Klara, her father, and her boyfriend were on… Read More

26 May

Supporting the veteran community this Memorial Day

Dr. Nancy Isserman, MSW, PhD is the director of  Operation Home and Healing (OHH).  This month we observe Memorial Day. Most people, myself included, don’t stop to think about what Memorial Day is and how Memorial Day connects us to the over 300,000 veterans and… Read More

21 Apr

Positive Child-Parent Bonds Lead to More Positive Caregiving for Aging Survivors

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Last week we observed Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the liberation by the Allied Armies of the Auschwitz and Dachau concentration camps. To mark this day we are sharing observations made by the Transcending Trauma Project (TTP) team from the… Read More