Ms. Vicki is a native of Dallas, is married to an active-duty Soldier and has three sons. She has a Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and currently works as a therapist with military servicemembers and their families. She provides services for a wide array of concerns such as combat stress, PTSD, couples and marital problems, depression, grief and loss, stress and coping.
Ms. Vicki also writes an advice column "Dear Ms. Vicki" that appears in the Washington Times, the Fort Campbell Courier and the Heidelberg Herald Post. Ms. Vicki also hosts an internet radio show and blogs on her community site with the Washington Times. If you want to ask Ms. Vicki for advice about your military life, please email her here.
Dear Ms. Vicki, My husband cheated on me and I need some advice. He told me that the affair is over now, but that he and the woman would meet up in a storage unit she rents. He said they did this so that neither would have a hotel charge show up on their bank statements. What type of woman meets a man in a storage unit, Ms. Vicki? He also ... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, I have been married to my husband for four years, and we have been together for seven years. We went through a bad separation in 2014. He moved out of state, and I had to move in with my family. I have two boys from a previous marriage. I had to sell our home because we were so far into debt the bank was about to take poss... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, I've been with my boyfriend for a year now, and he has been diagnosed with combat-related PTSD. I don't know how to help him with his anger. My son and I love him too much to walk away, but I need to know how to deal with this in the best possible way. Most mornings are rough. I always seem to do something or ask somethin... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, My husband of 28 years admitted to me four months ago that he cheated on me while in Korea from 1991 to 1992. During this time, he moved the bank account and left me and our 2-year-old daughter with nothing. I had to move home and live with my mom. Recently, I was having dreams that he was with a Korean woman back then, s... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, My husband and I have been married since 2013. He went into the Army in August 2014 and went to Korea. We hardly talked while he was there, and we would argue all the time. He is now at Fort Polk, and he sent me a text saying that he wants a divorce. I called him and we talked, and he said if I don't want a divorce then h... more