TMS

TMS

Therapies Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Description:   What is rTMS? TMS stands for “Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.” When the pulses are given in succession, it is referred to as “repetitive TMS” or “rTMS.” TMS is a medical procedure that works by delivering … Continued
Treatment Centers

Treatment Centers

Therapies Treatment Centers Description: There are different kinds of treatment centers, but there are 2 main types: Outpatient Treatment – This requires that the veteran attend a facility (either private or public) that has a planned program of wellness for … Continued
Virtual Reality Therapy

Virtual Reality Therapy

Therapies Virtual Reality Therapy Description: This is a type of interactive computer based therapy that requires that the patient (veteran) revisit and retell the story of the trauma over and over again so that the person is “immersed” into the … Continued
Warrior Mind Training – “Mindfulness” Meditation

Warrior Mind Training – “Mindfulness” Meditation

Therapies Warrior Mind Training – Mindfulness Based Mind Fitness (MMFT) Description: The Warrior Mind Training program was developed for the United States military in conjunction with Vietnam-era Veterans, who have practiced this style of mental training for over 40 years, … Continued
Yoga

Yoga

Therapies Yoga Description: The word yoga means “union” in Sanskrit, the language of ancient India where yoga originated. We can think of the union occurring between the mind, body and spirit. What is commonly referred to as “yoga” can be … Continued
Memorial Tributes

Memorial Tributes

Memorial Tributes VFU is a 100% volunteer organization dedicated to honoring our veterans and families and providing them with compassionate resources for healing. In Oct. 2011, the VFU Board voted to designate 100% of all Memorial Funds to assist vets/military … Continued
Who We Are

Who We Are

About Veterans’ Families United Foundation Veterans’ Families United, A Foundation providing Resources for Veterans and Their Loved Ones. Veterans’ Families United (VFU) was founded by 2006 Oklahoma Mother of the Year, Cynde Collins-Clark. Cynde’s son Joe, returned from active duty … Continued
Vision, Mission, & Goals

Vision, Mission, & Goals

Vision, Mission, and Goals VISION: Empowerment of Veterans and their Loved Ones in the healing process MISSION: Veterans’ Families United will provide gentle, accessible and holistic healing resources for Veterans GOALS: VFU will provide referrals for therapies that serve veterans, … Continued
Board Members

Board Members

VFU Board Members Cynde Collins-Clark, LPC, NCC Executive Director – mother of Iraqi War Veteran Joe Collins, U.S. Army Reserve (Ret.) OIF Veteran James L. Clark, brother of Vietnam Veterans (Army and Navy) and step dad of OIF veteran, retired … Continued
Honors and Acknowledgments

Honors and Acknowledgments

Honors and Acknowledgments Veterans’ Families United was named a “2011 Hero” by the Salt Lake City Deseret News, for our efforts to support military, veterans and their families. See http://www.deseretnews.com/top/365/In-our-opinion-Heroes-of-2011.html VFU is deeply grateful for honor of being selected the 2011 … Continued