Wes Sanders, Ph.D., Author at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by Wes Sanders, Ph.D.

Dr. Wesley Sanders is a Staff Psychologist at Home Base and specializes in the treatment of PTSD and readjustment issues, including family and parenting difficulties. He provides both individual and group therapy services at Home Base. He is trained in Prolonged Exposure Therapy and is a VA certified provider of Cognitive Processing Therapy for the treatment of PTSD. He received his M.A. from the College of William & Mary and his Ph.D. from the University of Vermont. Dr. Sanders completed his internship at the VA Boston Healthcare System and his post-doctoral fellowship in the Women’s Health Sciences Division of the National Center for PTSD. He also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve for 8 years, receiving an honorable discharge at the rank of Sergeant. His research interests focus on supporting military/veteran families, particularly during transition to civilian life.

Veteran Families: Understanding and Talking With Kids About PTSD

December 2, 2020

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Veteran Families: Understanding and Talking With Kids About PTSD

The life of a military family is not easy, especially for parents. While nonmilitary parents typically define the roles and responsibilities of taking care of kids, it’s very different in military families when, from time to time, one has to parent as a solo pilot. To complicate matters, when a service member parent returns, the […]