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Episode 348 - 5 Tips Therapists Should Know When Working with First Responders

Episode 341 with Andrew Riesen

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startup nation, meet: Sara Speed

Sara is a psychotherapist in the field for over 20 years who helps adults overcome anxiety, depression and trauma/PTSD. She specializes in working with First Responders and their partners.

Sara provides counseling at Bayview Therapy in Plantation, Florida.

As both a Certified First Responder Counselor AND spouse, she brings a unique perspective to the world of working as and living with our local heroes.

show notes

If you're a therapist who works with First Responders, you'll want to listen to this episode! We interviewed Sara Speed, LMHC who is a Certified First Responder Counselor on the topic of "5 Tips Therapists Should Know When Working with First Responders."

Sara not only specializes in working with first responders, she is also married to a fire fighter so she brings both the personal and professional expertise. Sara gave a wealth of information on this podcast about what therapists need to know when working with this population.

Here are the high level talking points.

  1. Riding the hypervigilance rollercoaster

  2. Empathy Burnout

  3. "You know what you signed up for"

  4. Administrative Trauma

  5. Escapist Behavior

Resources & giveaways

Guest's contact information


Meet your co-hosts:

Kate & Katie


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