Tag: PTSD

PTSD and me part 5: why did I break?

Working in healthcare and, or as first responders we are at risk of being exposed to abnormal events.  Events for which we have no frame of reference and which precipitate acute stress responses and present

February 2019 Podcast round up: St Emlyn’s

Welcome to this month’s round up podcast with the St Emlyn’s team. This month Simon reviews the top posts from Feb 2019. Click on the play button below to listen to the podcast, or download

PTSD and me part 4: post therapy

Editorial comment: this blog bring us up to date on a story we have covered over the last few years here on the blog. Rusty covers the eighteen months post therapy and presents a personal

PTSD and me part 3: EMDR therapy. St Emlyn’s

Editor’s note: This blog is third in a series from Rusty Carroll talking about his personal experiences of working in health care, the psychological sequelae and his recovery. This blog’s goal is to give some

Keep walking. PTSD and me part 2. St Emlyn’s

Editors introduction – Back in March Rusty Carroll, a great friend of the St Emlyn’s team blogged on the links between experience, mental health and the risks of acute stress reactions and PTSD amongst health

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Torso Trauma tips and the BASICS North West conference 2018. St Emlyn’s

Not every conference has to be huge, multimedia and international, there is a lot to be said for local conferences. This week I attended the BASICS North West regional conference1. Here are some of my

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. A personal story. St.Emlyn’s

Ed – This blog is the first from our friend and colleague Rusty whom you may well have met a SMACC conference, seen him online, or at the SMACC FORCE simulations with the ATACC group.

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