Doctor Vehec is a counseling psychologist who worked in the demanding field of Traumatic Brain Injuries and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a therapist in the Veterans Administration’s Vet Center program these past twelve years. He is qualified as a second level screener for the James A Haley VA hospitals Poly-trauma where he gained invaluable experience working with our most severely neurologically traumatized veterans. Dr. Vehec studied neuroscience under the eminent neuro-psychologist Dr. Eugene Tootle at Barry University. Dr. Vehec was the chairman of the Board for a Charter School specializing in Specific Learning Disabled children grades K-8. During which time he championed numerous Brain Based learning programs, i.e. Brain Gym® and the Interactive Metronome® program which afforded the students the understanding of how they learned and assimilated information allowing them to eventually be returned to the public school mainstream. Dr. Vehec is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association, Florida Mental Health Counseling Association, and the Milton Erickson Foundation. He is an adjunct professor of psychology at the University of Central Florida.
Dr. Vehec has an established Sport and Entertainment psychology practice. He is the Team psychologist for the Orlando Predators a professional Arena Football team. He provides the coaching staff and players training on brain based learning exercises designed to improve balance, enhance physical and mental performance. Dr. Vehec works with PGA Professionals. One of whom was a contestant on “the Big Break” and continues on the professional tour. Dr. Vehec also provides post-concussive therapy. He is a sought after lecturer on motivation and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. His “Recovery for All’ lecture has been given at the Road to Recovery Conventions sponsored by the Coalition to Salute Americas Heroes in attendance were some of our most severely injured Afghanistan and Iraq veterans their families and the Under Secretary of the Veterans Administration. As a disabled Navy Veteran with a TBI Dr. Vehec’s message resonates with other what is possible after injury through recovery. This fuels his passion for helping others suffering from the complications of any neurological condition or disorder. Dr. Vehec believes that from concussion to Alzheimer’s and dementia there is hope that a therapy or exercise program exists which can help to improve one’s quality of life. Dr. Vehec’s favorite expression is “Never let anyone tell you what your limitations are.”