The authors--a psychiatrist and holistic and integrative medicine physician and a Native American visionary--present how to use the circular pathway of the medicine wheel to re-train the nervous system of our returning veterans suffering from trauma and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
War, trauma, and PTSD. War ; Dimensions of trauma & PTSD ; Innovations in treating trauma & PTSD ; Joseph Rael's view of trauma & PTSD -- Healing trauma & PTSD with the medicine wheel. The healing circle of the medicine wheel ; The wheel of life creation ; Medicine wheel & wheel of life creation exercises ; The role of suffering in initiation and healing ; Soldier's heart ; Walking the medicine wheel and healing PTSD -- Returning home to peace. Coming home to peace ; Ceremony ; Community and caregiving ; Return to the held-back place of goodness.