JULIAN FORD is a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He is also the director of the University of Connecticut Health Center Child Trauma Clinic and Center for Trauma Response Recovery and Preparedness and CEO of Advanced Trauma Solutions, Inc. JON WORTMANN is an author, minister, and consultant to educational, non-profit, start-up, and Fortune 100 organizations. Jon lives in Connecticut.
"A PTSD expert explains how stress sets off your brain - and how you can learn to diffuse it." - ELLE
"[Ford and Wortmann] teach the average person how to prepare for stressful life events through preventative actions--standing back, orienting, and self-checking--and pave the way for a productive response to the stressor. ... will be readily absorbed by the average person who needs assistance with tension." - Library Journal