Dr. Edward Tick is the author of the groundbreaking book War and the Soul and founder of Soldier’s Heart, a veteran’s return and healing project based in Troy, NY. He is a practicing psychotherapist specializing in veterans with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). His pioneering work with PTSD or, in his words, “loss of the soul”, is the basis for War and the Soul. He continues his healing work with veterans and other trauma survivors with innovative yet time-honored methods. Ed has extensively studied both classical Greek and Native American traditions and successfully integrates their methods into modern clinical work. A widely published writer, he is also the author of The Golden Tortoise: Journeys in Viet Nam, Sacred Mountain: Encounters of the Vietnam Beast, and The Practice of Dream Healing: Bringing Ancient Greek Mysteries into Modern Medicine.