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Episode 70: You Are Not Alone: Connecting Vets and Families to Mental Health Support

  1. Episode 70: You Are Not Alone: Connecting Vets and Families to Mental Health Support Sandy Kibling 32:27

Discover the unexpected approach to mental health support for veterans that goes beyond traditional methods. You won't believe how Dr. Mala's integrative and collaborative program is changing lives. 

And the best part? It's not just for veterans – families are included too. You don't want to miss this!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Effective mental health resources tailored for veterans and their families.
  • A holistic approach to treating PTSD and fostering mental well-being.
  • The profound impact of mindfulness practices on mental health and well-being.
  • Unique challenges military families encounter when accessing mental health care.

My special guest is Dr. Mala

Dr. Mala is an expert in the integration of western psychology and eastern philosophy, specializing in traumatic brain injuries, PTSD, military psychology, and rehabilitation. With a passion for understanding people and the mind-body connection, Dr. Mala's approach emphasizes holistic healing, mindfulness, and meditation. 

Her unique blend of evidence-based care and holistic practices has made a significant impact on her clients, ranging from executives, business professionals, and political figures to athletes, families, couples, and youth. 

Dr. Mala's dedication to program development and global community outreach has led to effective and transformative treatment approaches. Her early adoption of virtual care has enabled her to reach and connect with individuals globally, further expanding the reach of her expertise.

In the crescendo of life's demands, your breath is the gentle decrescendo that restores harmony to the symphony of your life. – Dr. Mala

Key moments in this episode are:

00:00:00 – Honoring Our Veterans

00:01:11 – Mental Health Challenges in Veterans

00:02:20 – Integrating Western Psychology and Eastern Philosophy

00:11:49 – Virtual Practice and Global Reach

00:14:20 – Addressing Military Psychological Challenges

00:17:37 – Integrative Approach and Collaboration

00:19:28 – A Veteran's Story of Help

00:25:03 – Resources for Military Personnel

00:29:13 – Message of Hope

00:31:14 – Closing Thoughts


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Sandy Kibling Get Savvy... Demystifying Healthcare

Sandy is a health care professional having served in numerous roles including physician consulting and working for a large healthcare insurance company. She has worked on the frontline addressing physician and subscriber issues and has heard first-hand the frustration and concern about affordability and navigating a complicated healthcare system.

Sandy’s passion is to create a trusted source with Get Savvy…Demystifying Healthcare a podcast that breaks down the complexity of healthcare and empowers consumers to navigate the healthcare system.

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