Jolene Philo has been a lifetime caregiver and is an expert in the study and treatment of PTSD. Besides writing, speaking, and leading online support groups, Jolene has also authored several books. Jolene’s work is practical and grounded in spiritual truth. In this interview, she discusses the most current research on PTSD as well as healing treatments.
How did you learn that your son had Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?
How can we distinguish between trauma and PTSD?
What is involved in diagnosing PTSD in a child?
Why is bullying such a dangerous problem and how does it cause clinical trauma?
What are the categories of trauma and the various symptoms?
What treatments are available to help children suffering with PTSD?
What are some problems that might occur if trauma is left untreated?
Why should parents of children who struggle with trauma release themselves from feeling guilty?
How does Jesus' suffering remind us that God understands us completely?
What encouragment do you have for those who are caring for children suffering with trauma or PTSD?