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First Responders

Support for First Responders & Their Families

Many members of the First Responders community, which consists of law enforcement, military, medical and behavioral health care, emergency response, and other frontline workers, are exposed to traumatic events on a regular basis, which often times leads to a disruption in their personal lives. The separation between work and home life for many in the first responder community is a difficult task. Work-related, or “vicarious” trauma, doesn’t stop once you punch out for the day.   Unfortunately, for some, there is a stigma associated with help-seeking and self-care, which can lead to poor coping, increased substance use, isolation, sleep problems, and challenges with interpersonal relationships.


At Konick and Associates, we are here to help with the challenges you may face when work-related stress causes disruptions in your daily functioning, home life, or interpersonal relationships.  Our experienced trauma-informed clinical associates will assist you with the development of a skill set aimed at providing you with an understanding of vicarious trauma and post-traumatic stress, while normalizing treatment and the trauma response you may be experiencin​g.


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Serving the needs of
  • 911 Dispatchers

  • Active Military & Veterans

  • Behavioral Health Professionals

  • Crisis Response Team Members

  • EMTs & Paramedics

  • Families of first responders

  • Federal Agents

  • Firefighters

  • Health Care Personnel

  • Law Enforcement Officers

  • Security Personnel

Help for first responders (and their families)


  • Anger management

  • Depression and mood issues

  • Grief and Loss

  • Identity

  • Intrusive thoughts

  • Job loss or disability

  • Post retirement or discharge

  • Post traumatic stress

  • Relationship problems

  • Sleep problems

  • Stress and Anxiety management

  • Substance use

  • Suicidal thoughts or behaviors

  • Transformative events

  • Vicarious (workplace) trauma

Whether you are new to the First Responder community, a veteran, or a family member, we are here to help.  Contact us for an initial appointment to start on the path of healing.

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