Pamela Holtz

Pamela is a U.S. Army Reserve officer pursuing a doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Texas. She specializes in combat stress, military sexual trauma, and stigma.

Recent articles from Pamela Holtz

TBI care offered at Tripler Army Medical Center
Health & Fitness
10 Myths About Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury and its causes, symptoms, and treatment are often misunderstood and can lead to mishandling of the issues surrounding it.
Sgt. Benjamin Herrmann, Oregon Army National Guard, 3670th Maint. Co., and Sgt. 1st. Class Jeremy Carver, Oregon Army National Guard, Bravo Company, Recruiting and Retention Battalion, communicate their next event, while they both compete in the Army National Guard's Best Warrior Competition, 23 July, at the Professional Education Center (PEC), Little Rock, Ark.  Both Sgt. 1st. Class Carver and Sgt. Herrmann have competed and won their State competition as well as the Region VI competitions earlier this year prior to this competition representing not only their state but also over 300,000 National Guard members from 50 states and three territories. Photo by Sgt. Betty Boyce, Oregon Military Department Public Affairs.
Health & Fitness
10 Ways To Support A Friend Battling PTSD
Here’s how to show your support to those struggling with PTSD
A mask, painted by a Marine who attends art therapy to relieve post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, is displayed at an art expo May 3. The expo provided a way to raise awareness about PTSD and the benefits of art therapy.
8 Common Myths About PTSD Debunked
Despite the influx of post-traumatic stress research, popular myths surround the disorder and it is important for them to be addressed.
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. (CSM) Tim Watson hugs younger brother Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jason Watson during a Patch Ceremony on Forward Operating Base Lightning, Paktiya province, Afghanistan, Nov. 27, 2013.
The Case Against Being Condescending
Condescendingly telling someone “You need therapy” is not helpful.