Warrior

 
Dr. Shauna Springer's wisdom, both penetrating and insightful, has the power to save a life.”

--Bill Edmonds, Special Forces Officer and author of God is Not Here

 

ABOUT THE BOOK

A Harvard graduate who has become a trusted Doc to our nation’s military warfighters, Shauna ‘Doc’ Springer navigates different cultures with exceptional agility. WARRIOR is full of her uniquely perceptive insights on trauma recovery, post-traumatic growth, psychological health, and interpersonal relationships, developed from two decades of work at the extremes.

In WARRIOR, Doc Springer takes us close to the struggles of our bravest citizens during and after they face traumatic challenges. She draws from the experiences of our warfighters to help us understand true courage and the bonds of love that keep all of us in the fight.

As she explains…
“We continually thank warriors for their service – yet treat them as though they are broken gear. We donate millions of dollars to support warriors, yet they tell me that they feel invisible, like ghosts passing unseen through a culture that is utterly alien to them. Through my unique role as a trusted psychologist and ‘Doc’ to our nation’s warfighters, I’ve learned insights that can help us navigate this time of unprecedented trauma. WARRIOR is a book about the isolation, grief, shame, moral injury, pain, shock and sense of disconnection that are the central challenge to bringing our warriors home from war—and confronting the current crisis of our personal and national mental health.”

REVIEWS!

DOD READS

“Read and study this book and help a Warrior and their family; lead yourself into a deeper level of insight, for your own wellness and to promote mental wellness in those you influence; Doc Springer has earned my trust and she ‘gets it.’”

-SgtMaj (USMC, Ret) Doug Castle

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HAVOK JOURNAL

“What Lieutenant Colonel (ret) Grossman’s On Combat did for the military professional’s understanding of the application of violence in the moment, Dr. Springer’s WARRIOR does for Marines during ‘the long periods of tranquility at home.’ WARRIOR is a must read for any military leader (that means you).”

-Marine Corps Officer Dan Jernigan

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COFFEE OR DIE MAGAZINE

“THIS BOOK COULD IMPROVE VA MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES — AND SAVE LIVES.”

-Carl Forsling (USMC Veteran and Acclaimed Journalist)

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POLICE1

“Doc Springer captures the thoughts, feelings, fears and passions like no one else. She has clearly spent time in the trenches with warriors, battling their demons and working toward wellness. She suggests tools and mindsets that I believe have the power to transform warrior and officer wellness.”

-Chris Littrell, Police Officer and Police1 Columnist

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VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA

“This is a book that should be required reading for all veterans and those who work with them. The information in this book needs to be known by all who care.”

-Tom Werzyn

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PODCAST INTERVIEWS ABOUT WARRIOR

Doc Springer has been invited to share her work on various podcasts. Here are some examples – click any of them to hear these interviews.

Doc Springer on the Veterans Path Podcast with Retired Navy Seal Commander Jon Macaskill

The Rosie Network Award Winning “Holding Down the Fort” Podcast with Jen Amos and Jenny-Lynne Stroup

Doc Springer on the Break-it-Down Show with Pete Turner

Doc Springer and former NFL Coach Harrison Bernstein on The Everyday Coach’s Podcast

Interview with Tom Gresham on GUN TALK Radio

Doc Springer on “Walk the Talk America Radio”

Doc Springer on Transitions from War with host USMC Veteran Mike Ergo

The “Speak like a Leader” Podcast with Host and Executive Speaking Success Coach John Bates

Doc Springer on Next Steps Forward with Chris Meek

Doc Springer appears on Vet Pivot at the request of her former patient and co-host “Dynamite Dave”

Doc Springer on the #1 Fortune500 Leadership and Loyalty Podcast with “The Dragonist” Host Dov Baron

Doc Springer interviewed by Nicole Cacal for Forbes Ignite’s INNER WEALTH Podcast