Dr. Ochberg, a graduate of Harvard University and Johns Hopkins University, has a long history of working to both define PTSD and to raise awareness on the subject and possible treatments.
Frank Ochberg, M.D., a psychiatrist, has been a leading mental health authority since the 1960s.
Dr. Ochberg is a founding board member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and recipient of their highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award.
He edited the first text on treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and served on the committee that defined PTSD.
Dr. Ochberg has also founded, headed or been part of a number of organizations dealing with PTSD and its treatment, including Gift From Within (founder), Critical Incident Analysis Group CIAG (founder) and The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma (chairman emeritus).
Dr. Ochberg believes in the mission of the Honor for ALL and serves as the organization’s medical advisor.