Identity Crisis Post-Military | Dr. Joan speaks with Kimberly Clark Part 1

The transition from military to civilian life is frequently accompanied by an intense sense of identity crisis. Many veterans struggle with issues about who they are outside of their military duty after being in a disciplined and purpose-driven setting. It becomes crucial for veterans to be allowed a substantial transition period to explore personal interests, strengths, and values, allowing for a gradual entry into society and the civilian way of life.

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Kimberly Clark about Identity Crisis Post Military 

Kimberly Clark is an Author and Founder of Motivation From the Heart, she is a United States Navy Veteran dedicated to helping others overcome trauma and showing the world that recovery is possible. Kimberly is also a Certified Peer Support Specialist for the Louisiana Department of Behavioral Health, a trauma recovery specialist, a Mindset Coach, and a state leader for the National non-profit organization Mission 22.
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What you can expect from this episode

00:33 Welcome and Introduction

01:30 Mission 22 | Why are veterans taking their lives? 

02:41 Identity in the Military 

06:00 What is life after the military like?

08:12 A year-long transition for veterans

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

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