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Transitions Counseling Newsletter: First Responder Edition

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We’re starting the year 2022 with a new edition of Transitions Connects! This newsletter focuses on the mental health of first responders and includes articles written by Dr. Stacey Krauss, PsyD, ABPP, Transitions Counseling CEO; Troy Tangeman, Licensed Professional Counselor and Transitions Counseling Clinical Supervisor, and Brian French, Firefighter and Licensed Associate Counselor at Public Safety Crisis Solutions.

In this edition we discuss:

  1. The importance of regulations and policies when assessing and treating first responders and military service members by Dr. Stacey Krauss, PsyD (page 2).
  2. Mental health treatment considerations and approaches for first responders by Troy Tangeman, LPC (page 3).
  3. Firefighter mental wellness and work-life balance by Brian French, LAC (page 6).
  4. New programs available at Transitions Counseling and our treatment modalities: cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), expressive arts therapy, family groups, and parent support therapy (page 8).
  5. A description of our individual counseling, group counseling, intensive outpatient programs (IOP), and partial hospitalization programs (PHP).

The full PDF newsletter is available for download here: Transitions Connects First Responder Edition

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