‘Your Life After Trauma Radio’ — Terrorism and Tragedy: One Man’s Personal Story

It’s very difficult to put into words what it feels like to experience a traumatic event, or how one lives with the residual emotions. Kerry Patton has found the language to do this. I’m excited to hear his story, plus share his view of the pitfalls of processing traumatic experiences.

This week on ‘Your Life After Trauma’ terrorism and intelligence expert, Kerry Patton, tells his personal story of life among the Taliban, and the mission that brought him home with symptoms of post-traumatic stress. Joining Kerry with be his co-founder of the National Security Leadership Foundation, Athena Scott. Call in with your questions! 877.960.9960

The show airs 7-8pm EST on Seaview Radio in Florida, 95.9FM/106.9FM/960AM.

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A few articles touching on terrorism and PTSD from the Heal My PTSD Archives:

Denial - A Memoir of Terror

We All Live With Trauma

My guests this week:

Kerry Patton is an internationally recognized security, terrorism, and intelligence expert. Mr. Patton is a member of the Economist Intelligence Unit Opinion Leaders Panel as well as serves as the Vice President of Training and Public Relations for the Emerald Society of the Federal Law Enforcement Agencies. He currently teaches terrorism, intelligence, and protection management courses for Henley Putnam University. He is author of the book Sociocultural Intelligence: The New Discipline of Intelligence Studies and the children’s book American Patriotism.

Patton has served his country honorably throughout South America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and Europe fulfilling human intelligence and physical security operations. He has conducted Risk  Management programs on critical assets, tactical surveys of over five hundred international airfields and energy platforms, and supported in the protection of Afghan President Karzai. While serving his country, Kerry Patton has interviewed (outside interrogations) terrorists and former terrorists as well as political party members associated to terrorist organizations.

Athena Scott-Rublee is an Effects Based Leadership™ Specialist and Certified Professional Coach. She has an extensive academic background in national security. She holds two certifications in Global Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law & The Law of Armed Conflict, obtained through the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, and she holds two degrees from Aberystwyth University – A BSc Econ, International Politics and an MSc Econ, Security Studies.

Athena comes from a military family – Her father, grandfather and husband all served in the armed forces and she was raised in a home significantly impacted by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. During her role as a director at one of the world’s leading coach training institutes, Athena developed her leadership coaching and went on to become a co-founder of the National Security Leadership Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to providing personal and professional development to National Security Professionals and their families.


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