From Combat Vet to Counselor – A Conversation with Duane France: EP136

From Combat Vet to Counselor – A Conversation with Duane France

About this Episode:

In this episode, Dr. Aaron Smith interviews Duane France – a combat veteran, award winning counselor, author, and advocate for Veterans. Duane is the host of one of the most prolific Veterans mental health podcasts – the Headspace and Timing Podcast – and has published numerous books, including Combat Vet Don’t Mean Crazy: Veteran Mental Health in Post-Military Life (2018) and Head Space and Timing: Veteran Mental Health from a Combat Veteran Perspective (2018).

About Duane France:

Duane France is a retired Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) from the 82nd Airborne and veteran of five combat and operational deployments both to Iraq and Afghanistan. Duane is a nationally award-winning mental health counselor – recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors – in the state of Colorado. Duane uses a blend of his military experiences, training, and education to be a successful mentor, advocate, and counselor to his fellow vets. In addition to being the owner of and being the author of the Head Space and Timing Blog, he also runs one of the most successful Veterans mental health podcasts around – the “Headspace and Timing Podcast”.

Visit Duane’s website at

APA Citation for this Episode:

Smith, A. (Producer). (2019, July 30. EP136: From Combat Vet to Counselor – A Conversation with Duane France [Audio Podcast]. The Thoughtful Counselor. Retrieved from

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