BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Robert Lutz

Board Member Robert Lutz

Robert is CTM’s Medical Director and is responsible for establishing criteria, reviewing candidates, and providing input on need and sustainability for an assistance dog. As he was working toward retirement from the Army, his wife Suzy, CTM’s Executive Director, was looking for ways to remain involved with the Veteran community. After seeing the impact of a service dog on a …

PTSD:A Brief Lesson

Neuroimaging

Written by Felix Blumhardt, PhD, LCSW Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a health problem that affects many of our Veterans and their families. Until recently, the science around PTSD was not understood well. As a result, PTSD has been somewhat of a mystery, a mystery that has been enhanced through media and supported through our cultural norms. Let’s dispel what …

PEDRO’S VOICE

CTM Pedro

Written by CTM Volunteer, Nathan Witkin, age 9 When Miss Suzy picked me up from the breeder I was overjoyed. I’ve been crowded with my littermate my whole life (all seven weeks). I’m glad she chose me so I could help a Veteran. I’ve always wanted to help out. She took me to her house with many dogs to play and …