TSR Training for Veterans. David A Fohrman, M.D. What is TSR Training?. Traumatic Stress Resiliency (TSR) Training is a program to teach you how to avoid getting PTSD Essential to Have Easy to learn Takes about 30 minutes. What is the Problem?.
TSR Training for Veterans
David A Fohrman, M.D.
#1 – Can’t feel safe
#2 – Can’t relax
#3 – Emotionally isolate self
#4 – Unable to stay in optimal zone for recovery
#5 – Avoid talking about trauma
#6 – Unable to fix trauma created faulty beliefs
Can use relaxation techniques to help with prolonged exposure
Healing occurs when your past traumas no longer holds you back from living your live the fullest
Before being traumatized
(1) I am in control of my life
(2) I am competent.
(3)I can reach my goals
(4) What I think, feel, say and do effects other people
(5)I can control how I spend my time
(6) I am usually pretty healthy person
After being traumatized
(1)My life is out of control
(2)I am basically incompetent.
(3) I can’t accomplish what I set out to do
(4)My actions, thoughts, and feelings do not affect any one but me
(5) I can not take control of how I spend my time
(6) I am usually sick
Handout - Identify if you have trauma induced beliefs
Pragmatically – emphasize decision to prioritize “connecting”