Bridget Cantrell, an advocate for veterans
About Bridget Cantrell, a Uniting Creatives Writer
One of the Uniting Creatives writers, Bridget C. Cantrell, Ph.D. is committed to helping people realize their full potential. She also has a passion to assist veterans, all military personnel and their families by offering assistance with the issues they deal with after serving in the military. Dr. Cantrell travels around the globe conducting her workshops and working with our troops at military bases and various other locations to help them gain a better understanding of the challenges they face, while offering them tools to make more positive choices as they go along their journey. She also provides educational forums to the public sector to help bridge the gap that occurs between the service member, family and the community.
She is the founder of Hearts Toward Home International, a non-profit organization, which is dedicated to the Restoration and Reintegration of Trauma Survivors.
Dr. Cantrell is the Author of the following books:
1. Down Range to Iraq and Back
2. Once a Warrior: Wired for Life
3. Souls Under Siege: the Effects of Multiple Troop
Deployments- and How to Weather the Storm
Her personal vision is to create a Veteran’s Retreat Center where veterans will be able to live, rehabilitate, heal, and tap into their strengths, in order to find their way home.
She also has a psychotherapy practice in Bellingham and Mt. Vernon, Washington where she provides counseling for veterans free of charge. She welcomes people from all walks of life who are working through a vast array of life’s issues. She is an advocate for veterans and sits on several boards on their behalf.
Her non-profit website is www.heartstowardhome.com