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While five years may sound like a long time, I know today that I was still such a TBI Newbie. At some point, just before my five-year anniversary, I learned through our statewide Brain Injury Association that it was at five years that most people reached out for help.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of talk therapy, teaches people to reroute their negative thought patterns to improve their mental health. Many Veterans have found that CBT helps them process their trauma. Learn from Veterans who found relief with CBT at VA.
My verbal and emotional filters were shredded by my injury. I was, well… rather abrupt, unthinking, unfiltered, and a different person than I was before my injury. Did I say something offensive that drove him away?