With Deputy Fire Chief / Paramedic Bernie Meehan Jr., a true icon of emergency services in Connecticut, about Peer Support and Finding an Appropriate Clinician in the “New” Emergency Services.
Guest, Bernie Meehan, Deputy Fire Chief and Paramedic; Peer Support and Finding an Appropriate Clinician in the New Emergency Services
➤ With Deputy Fire Chief / Paramedic Bernie Meehan Jr.
"Finding The Right Therapist When Your Comfort Zone Is Chaos"
⫸ On this Responder Resilience episode, we speak with a true icon of emergency services in Connecticut, Deputy Fire Chief / Paramedic Bernie Meehan Jr., about Peer Support and Finding an Appropriate Clinician in the “New” Emergency Services.
⫸ Involved in fire and EMS for over 45 years, Deputy Chief Bernie Meehan, whose comfort zone is chaos, has participated in over 400 critical incident debriefings.
⫸ We discuss how important is it to find a mental health professional who has experience with first responders, how to vet a therapist, how therapy can work virtually if in-person is not an option, remaining stigma around 1-on-1 therapy, and other available options.
Responder Resilience show is dedicated to improving the mental and physical well-being of police, fire, EMS, and dispatch personnel. Hosted by Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.), Dr. Stacy Raymond, Psy. D., and Bonnie C. Rumilly, LCSW/EMT-B, these broadcasts feature expert guests sharing vital information about wellness topics for first responders. For resilience strategies with compassion and humanity from the front lines of responder health and wellness, subscribe and watch it here.
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