Below is a video from the presentation of “Post-Traumatic Stress.” For the various counseling options available from this material visit www.summitrdu.com/counseling.

NOTE: Many people have asked how they can get a copy of the seminar notebook referenced in this verbal presentation. You can request a copy from Summit’s admin over counseling at counseling@summitrdu.com (please note this is an administrative account; no individual or family counsel is provided through e-mail).

STEP 1.
PREPARE yourself physically, emotionally, and spiritually to face your suffering.

Trauma: Step One, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 2.
ACKNOWLEDGE the specific history and realness of my suffering.

Trauma: Step Two, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

On-Line Evaluation: Post-Traumatic Stress Evaluation

PDF Printable Evaluation: PTSD Assessment

Resource: PTSD Daily Symptom Chart

STEP 3.
UNDERSTAND the impact of my suffering.

Trauma: Step Three, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 4.
LEARN MY SUFFERING STORY which I used to make sense of my experience.

Trauma: Step Four, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 5.
MOURN the wrongness of what happened and receive God’s comfort.

Trauma: Step Five, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 6.
LEARN MY GOSPEL STORY by which God gives meaning to my experience.

Trauma: Step Six, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 7.
IDENTIFY GOALS that allow me to combat the impact of my suffering.

Trauma: Step Seven, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 8.
PERSEVERE in the new life and identity to which God has called me.

Trauma: Step Eight, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

STEP 9.
STEWARD all of my life for God’s glory.

Trauma: Step Nine, Brad Hambrick from The Sam James Institute on Vimeo.

Blog Post: 9 Questions to Help You Steward All of Your Life for

If this post was beneficial for you, then considering reading other blogs from my “Favorite Posts on PTSD” post which address other facets of this subject.