Writing

Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas is committed to sharing her behavioral health research in settings both academic and popular. Her books and blogs work to make health science practical, accessible, and personal.

Her work has been published widely and can be found in peer-reviewed journals such as Advances in Social Work, the Journal of Military and Veterans’ Health, and Gender Forum

Books:

Bulletproofing the Psyche: Preventing Mental Health Problems in Our Military and Veterans

Latest Blog Posts:

Social Health is Not a Luxury Item

Here’s the truth about human health – nothing will kill you faster than loneliness. We know all of this because scientists have studied social cohesion from a variety of angles and proven that disconnection is dangerous! We’ve studied partner relationships,...

Spiritual Fitness with Poema Podcast

I love talking with James Prescott. The author of Mosaic of Grace and host of the James Talks podcast is always up for discussing how much spirituality matters to health. I often bring a colleague to join our conversations, which has made for some really fun episodes....

Talking Yoga with Huff Post

I was honored to share my thoughts on yoga as a healing modality for military veterans with the Huffington Post today. I got to use a lot of personal pronouns and tell a few stories. This is rare - I'm usually discussing the subject with my researcher's hat on. Learn...

Partner Violence Issues Facing Military Women

This week, I decided to share something personal on Task & Purpose, even though that is downright unpleasant to do. There's a point in doing it, however, and I hope it strikes you as relevant. As many of you know, I do a bit of guest blogging for sites like Social...

What Is a Winning Mind?

I spend a lot of time these days helping people become more resilient. I think I am passionate about it because in the past I have flopped SO spectacularly. My mistakes almost leveled me. When I left the Marine Corps, I had a hard time carving a new identity for...