Mental Illness Awareness Week: Recovery is Possible – PTSD in Veterans
Martha Metter – is a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. A graduate of Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Martha has also completed a 2-year certification course in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. Martha has extensive experience in working with trauma. Her specialites include working with survivors of trauma, addictions, chronic mental illness, crisis interventions.Charles Clyde served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. After the war, he was diagnosed with “post Vietnam syndrome” which is now called “post traumatic stress disorder”. Charles, who is now retired, has been working to help other veterans get benefits and services they need for over 30 years. He worked for the Veterans Administration as a counselor and is most proud to have established a veteran’s service center in 1973. The center did outreach, education, and support to vets as they returned to from various branches of military service.