Below are just a few of the many experts that will be featured in our documentary:
Bart Billings, PH.D. - Colonel Bart Billings is a military psychologist (retired after 34 years of military service) who started the first U.S. annual conference on Combat Stress more than 25 years ago. He’s the author of “Invisible Scars, How to Treat Combat Stress and PTSD Without Medication” and is an expert in treating PTS. In all his years of practice with military and Vets diagnosed "PTS" he has never once had to prescribe a mind-altering psychiatric drug.
Peter Breggin MD - World renown psychiatrist and author of 20+ books is against psychiatric medication. In his 50+ years practicing he has never put anyone on drugs and has not lost one patient to suicide. Instead he has spent a career helping people get off the drugs others put them on and educating the world about the dangers of psychiatric medication.
Robert McLay MD, PH.D - Robert McLay is a psychiatrist and the Research Director for Mental Health at Naval Medical Center San Diego. He spent much of his life in school prior to joining the military, having received a BA, an MA, a PhD, and a MD before coming on Active Duty with the Navy.
David Dubin MD - Dr. David Dubin was an emergency room physician in Boston for 10 years. Coming to CA he was so impressed by Direct Neurofeedback® that he decided to cease the practice of medicine. The Dubin Clinic is specifically for the practice of Direct Neurofeedback, an imperceptible ultra low-voltage stimulation that disrupts the frozen, stuck and repeating neural patterns that are the root cause of many mental disorders. This allows an individuals brain to re-establish healthy neural patterns. The effect is like rebooting a frozen computer.
Neil Black – A POW for 7.5 years in the Vietnam war Hanoi Hilton. He says of the 800 POW's from Vietnam and all of the bad treatment, the awful living standards, very little food, regular beatings, and no end in sight, not one single POW committed suicide. And yet when vets come home and are put on mind altering drugs, that's when the suicides begin.
Major General Ken Clark (retired) - A command pilot with more than 5,000 flying hours, General Clark served as Military Chief of Staff to the Governor and is the Executive Head of the Adjutant General's Department. As Adjutant General, he oversaw all aspects of the Adjutant General's Department, which includes Army and Air National Guard and the New Hampshire Veteran's Cemetery.
Eugene G. Lipov MD - Dr. Lipov is a world-renowned anesthesiologist specializing in pain management. He was the first in the world to report on new effective treatments for treating PTSD/PTSI utilizing Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) and discussed SGB in front of Congress in 2010.
SGB takes only 10 minutes to perform and is believed to reverse neurological changes induced by severe trauma that leads to PTSD/PTSI symptoms. SGB basically “reboots the brain” to the pre-trauma state.
He founded Chicago Medical Innovations to promote, research and treat PTSD, he serves as the Chief Science Officer of the Global PTSI Foundation, and he is a regular guest doctor on the CBS TV show “The Doctors.”
Philip A. DeFina PH.D. - Dr. DeFina is a well-known author, lecturer, and clinician. As Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of the International Brain Research Foundation (IBRF), Inc., Dr. DeFina spearheads the collaborations among top neuroscientists and research facilities around the world by facilitating and coordinating cutting-edge research. He was a guest researcher at the National Institutes of Health and was a member of the international neuroscience subcommittee of The World Health Organization.
Staff Sergeant Tom Matteo - A Marine Infantry Platoon Commander, Mr. Matteo received six Purple Heart awards during his multiple Vietnam tours from 1965 thru 1969. He served with Delta Company 1/3, with Golf Company 2/4 and Foxtrot Company 2nd Bn., 1st Marines. He was diagnosed with PTS and Agent Orange related disease. Today he helps veterans struggling with Post-Traumatic Stress and helps them navigate the VA so that they can get the benefits they deserve in a timely manner.