By Bernadette Bruha
The decision to seek counseling is a difficult one for many first responders, but concerns about confidentiality should not be an additional obstacle. Here's what responders should know about counseling confidentiality so they can get the help they need.
By Marla Friedman
Prolonged Exposure therapy can reverse the effects of post-traumatic stress by requiring patients to revisit the details of their trauma. Find out more about what it involves and how it can help officers and other first responders find relief.
By Dr. Michael Genovese
Have you heard of cognitive behavioral therapy? With the guidance of a mental health specialist, this structured form of therapy can be particularly beneficial for first responders dealing with the effects of trauma.
By Dr. Marla Friedman
Post-traumatic stress is better described as an injury than a disorder, and getting help is not as overwhelming as it might seem. With the right treatments and guidance from a trauma-informed mental health specialist, police officers suffering from post-traumatic stress injury (PTSI) can rebuild their lives.