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Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe, PhD
Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and TBI
Area of Expertise: Psychological Health
Lt. Col. Philip Holcombe is an Army psychologist who currently serves as the chief of Clinical Recommendations at the Deployment Health Clinical Center at the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury.
He has successfully completed 16 years of active service and two deployments.
He has been licensed to practice psychology since 1996 and has served as the Army's National Training Coordinator for Psychology Programs, an Army clinical psychology internship director, and as a deputy director at a major Army medical treatment facility. He is proud to serve military service members their spouses and their children.
He holds numerous awards for his military service and is a proud husband and father of three children.
Philip Holcombe’s Content on BrainLine Military
- Why Can Two People Who Have the Same Traumatic Experience Respond and Recover Differently?
- What's the Best Advice for Civilian Healthcare Providers Treating PTSD?
- How Do We Overcome the Stigma of Seeking Help for Psychological Issues Associated with TBI and PTSD?
- How Should Healthcare Providers Treat the Co-Occurrence of TBI and PTSD?
- How Should Healthcare Providers Help Patients with PTSD Prioritize Their Treatment?
- What Is the Fight or Flight Response and How Does It Relate to PTSD?
- How Do You Explain PTSD to Children?
- What Is the Difference Between Acute and Chronic PTSD?
- What Is the Most Important Thing for a Healthcare Provider to Do When Starting PTSD Treatment?
- What Exactly is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?
- What Kind of Therapies Are Effective for Treating PTSD?
- What Interventions Can Help Service Members with TBI and /or PTSD Return to School or Work?
- What Is Hypervigilance and How Does It Relate to PTSD?
- How Important Is a Support System for People with PTSD?
- Is It Ever Too Late to Get Treatment for PTSD?
- How Do You Help Patients with PTSD Regain Their Confidence?
- What Treatment Can You Offer Someone with PTSD and a Brain Injury to the Amygdala?
- How and Why Should Healthcare Providers Ask Patients If They Have PTSD?
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