Clinician's Corner Blog

A PHCoE blog series written by leaders, clinicians and experts on current topics of interest for psychological health care providers in the Military Health System.

  • Call inTransition With Your Patients: It’s Worth It Nine Times Over May 6, 2019

    You know the service member. They had a difficult childhood… an unstable home life… maybe a parent who was largely absent. They deployed three times and the second one was especially traumatic. They’ve been through some difficulty, but shown incredible strength and determination in the face of life’s many challenges. They’ve done such good work in therapy. Their symptoms have improved. The nightmares are mostly gone. They can tolerate going to the mall or a concert. But their marriage hasn’t recovered from the years of emotional numbing.

  • Top 10 Things to Know About PHCoE’s Psychological Health Resource Center November 26, 2018

    You may have heard about the Psychological Health Resource Center, but do you know who it serves and what kind of information it provides? Read these 10 facts to learn more:

  • A Broader Perspective of Health: Total Force Fitness and Treating Depression October 22, 2018

    In a 2010 special issue of Military Medicine, then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael Mullen discussed Total Force Fitness (TFF) as a means to expand the way DoD approaches readiness. In the past, DoD focused mostly on physical readiness and medical standards for deployment, such as whether a service member could pass a physical fitness test.

  • Learn What Service Members Can Expect from inTransition Cold Calls July 16, 2018

    InTransition is a free, voluntary program that assists military members in finding a new mental health provider any time they need one and provides a warm hand-off during times of transition (discharge, retirement, deployment, return from deployment, permanent change of station, etc.).

  • Top 10 Things to Know About inTransition May 14, 2018

    You’ve likely heard of inTransition, the program that will help service members and veterans find mental health providers, but you may have questions about who’s eligible, when someone can join, and what services are provided. Read these fast facts to learn more. 

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