Gaining Your Power Back with Counseling after Brain Injury

July 27th, 2020|Blog|

BIHF Vice President Joanne Cohen, top left, Rita Coalson, MA, LPC NCC, and BIHF President Gayann Brandenburg, bottom, facilitate the Benefits of Counseling Following a Traumatic or Acquired Brain Injury on July 17, 2020.  Counseling [...]

13 Keys to Re-empowerment During the Pandemic

June 25th, 2020|Blog|

13 Keys to Re-empowerment During the Pandemic Getting Hit, Getting Up, Moving Beyond and Making a Difference Graphic recording  To describe the year 2020 as vexing, exasperating and terrifying is an understatement as the coronavirus [...]

Neuroplasticity Key to Many New Therapies

March 18th, 2020|Blog|

Healthcare Panel Reveals Unique Ways to Recover from TBI BIHF Vice President Joanne Cohen, standing left, greets the February 2020 Treatment Panel participants: Nancy Bonifer, standing left to right, Candi Boyd, Dr. Eric Spier, Dr. [...]

TBI Survivors Reveal Their Successes

January 21st, 2020|Blog|

BIHF vice president Joanne Cohen, back, welcomes Jeffrey Therrian and Dr. JoAnne Silver Jones to the January 2020 Survivor Series Luncheon. Six brain injury survivors revealed their tips to thriving after a TBI to kick [...]

The Benefits of Counseling After a Brain Injury

September 20th, 2019|Blog|

While most survivors of a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) keep a laser-like focus on the physical  healing of the brain, one aspect of the therapeutic process is often an afterthought and usually  forgotten and [...]

A Path to a Paycheck After a TBI

August 25th, 2019|Blog|

So much of “who we are” is linked to our employment. I’m an electrician, a fireman, an accountant, an attorney, a teacher. Yes, we all have a deep attachment to our occupation. So after a [...]

70th Birthday thoughts – Richard Garde

August 16th, 2019|Blog|

Well I certainly don’t suddenly feel wiser as I’m older — actually it doesn’t feel any different than yesterday. Remember those adult stupid questions when you were a kid? “Well! How does it feel to [...]

Denver Filmmakers Spotlight TBIs and Medical Cannabis

July 25th, 2019|Blog|

Takeda, Allred relate their experiences after traumatic brain injuries After actor Scott Takeda suffered numerous concussions and remained stagnant in his recovery until he found medical cannabis to alleviate symptoms, he then found himself facing [...]

Cohen writes Book to Help TBI Survivors

July 5th, 2019|Blog|

Joanne Cohen is a board member of the Brian Injury Hope Foundation and a survivor of numerous brain injuries. The June 2019 Survivor Series was possible through a full grant donation from her family:   Dr. [...]