Responder Resilience

Last Responder: Matters of Life And Death | S2 E34

Katharine Pope is a renowned Forensic Investigator and Crime Scene Specialist, whose resilient career and path through PTSD and Alcohol Use Disorder is remarkable. Death investigation is a challenging field that requires a unique personality, work/life balance and a wide range of skills to be successful.

In this episode, we follow Katharine Pope as she describes her own journey in death investigation, from her work as a police Crime Scene Specialist to her time working cold cases as a Death Investigator. Pope shares how she was able to overcome betrayal trauma, burnout and alcohol use to ultimately continue her forensics career working on the missing and unidentified persons crisis. Kat shares how she became a “This Naked Mind coach” and how she helps others struggling with alcohol.