17 episodes

The Code 3 Counseling Podcast exists to provide mental health and personal support for first responders and their families. Hosted by our co-founders, Shawn and Alisha, a father-daughter duo living in first responder families. In each episode, we discuss different topics, strategies and resources to help you thrive in the first responder life.

Code 3 Counseling Podcast Code 3 Counseling

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 12 Ratings

The Code 3 Counseling Podcast exists to provide mental health and personal support for first responders and their families. Hosted by our co-founders, Shawn and Alisha, a father-daughter duo living in first responder families. In each episode, we discuss different topics, strategies and resources to help you thrive in the first responder life.

    Understanding Part 2: A Chat with Ellen Kirschman

    Understanding Part 2: A Chat with Ellen Kirschman

    Today we chat with Dr. Ellen Kirschman, also known as the Cop Doc. This is the second half of our chat.

    • 18 min
    Understanding: A Chat with Dr. Ellen Kirschman Part 1

    Understanding: A Chat with Dr. Ellen Kirschman Part 1

    Today we chat with Dr. Ellen Kirschman, also known as the Cop Doc. This is the first half of our chat.

    • 29 min
    Mindset Matters: A Chat with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand Part 2

    Mindset Matters: A Chat with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand Part 2

    Today we are talking with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand. We talk about how your mindset can impact your ability to achieve your goals and thrive as a first responder family.

    • 40 min
    Mindset Matters: A Chat with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand Part 1

    Mindset Matters: A Chat with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand Part 1

    Today we are talking with Marc & Teresa Hildebrand. We talk about how your mindset can impact your ability to achieve your goals and thrive as a first responder family.

    • 26 min
    Sharing Your Story: A Chat with Christy Warren

    Sharing Your Story: A Chat with Christy Warren

    *TRIGGER WARNING*
    In today's episode, we talk with retired firefighter Christy Warren. Christy shares her story and her journey with PTSD. From the struggles with the calls to her healing process at the West Coast Post-Trauma Retreat, Christy's story is one filled with hope and purpose.

    Due to the nature of this topic, please note that some parts may trigger intense reactions from folks who currently struggle with PTSD or thoughts of self-harm.

    Christy Warren is a retired Fire Captain from the Berkeley Fire Department. She has twenty-five years of service as a professional paramedic, with seventeen years as a professional firefighter. She was diagnosed with PTSD in 2014 and spent several years recovering. Since retiring from the fire service, she has completed a triathlon, the Escape From Alcatraz swim, and a bachelor’s degree in business from Washington State University. She is a volunteer at the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat. She lives in Pleasant Hill, California with her wife Lisa and her dog Harriet.

    You can also check out Christy's podcast, Fire Fighter Deconstructed - The Human Inside the Uniform

    • 32 min
    Parenting as a First Responder Part 2: A Chat with Rachelle Zemlock

    Parenting as a First Responder Part 2: A Chat with Rachelle Zemlock

    We continue our chat with Rachelle Zemlock of First Responder Family Psychology. We talk about common parenting struggles for first responders, as well as some co-parenting issues that can arise.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

Brenda501 ,

Love the Interacton

This is real. They understand first responders and they truly care. That sentiment flows from each episode. Thank you for being there!

Fr.5.7 ,

A Great Listen

This podcast is hosted by personable and real people. The experience they have with first responders is relevant and real. If you are looking for a way to gather information on mental and emotional wellness from people who understand the profession, this podcast can be a great place to start.

Psaloma ,

Highly Recommend

This is an incredible podcast. Shawn and Alisha are personable, knowledgeable, and understand both personally and professionally the life of a first responder. I highly recommend!

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