Edward Tick, Ph.D., is Founding Director of Soldier's Heart: Veteran's Safe Return Programs. Honored for his groundbreaking work in the holistic and community-based healing of veteran's and Post-Tramatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Dr. Tick has been a psychotherapist for 33 years, specializing in working with veterans since the 1970's. He is the author of Sacred Mountain, The Practice of Dream Healing, The Golden Tortoise, Wild Beasts and Wandering Souls and the award-winning book War and the Soul.
Dr. Tick is an internationally recognized educator and expert on veterans, PTSD, and the psychology of military-related issues and has conducted trainings, retreats and workshops across the country. His work continues to gain interest and credibility with the military, having spoken at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, and other Department of Defense facilities.
He is a tireless advocate for peace, lecturing throughout the world and leading semi-annual international educational, healing and reconciliation journeys to Viet Nam and Greece.
Dr. Tick is a gifted healer, teacher and guide specializing in using psycho-spiritual, cross-cultural, and international reconciliation practices to bring healing to veterans, communities and nations recovering from the traumas of war and violence.