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.
First Responders and Trauma
First Responders are exposed to trauma regularly in the work they do. In this episode, Shawn & Alisha talk about how you can take care of yourself and other when you do experience a trauma injury.
Burnout and First Responders
In this episode, we talk about burnout and first responders. We share what it looks like, how to prevent it, and how to respond if you are struggling with it. We also share ways you can help a friend or coworker who may have burnout.
Compassion Fatigue and First Responders
In this episode, we talk about compassion fatigue, what it looks like, what to do about it, and how to help someone you may know struggling with compassion fatigue.
Trauma and the Brain
In todays episode, Shawn and Alisha talk about the ways trauma can impact first responders. We explore the different nervous systems and parts of the brain that are engaged when exposed to dangerous situations.
Listen to hear about how your experiences as a responder can impact your physical and biological functioning. And what you can do about!
Is counseling really confidential?
Today we are talking about confidentiality in counseling and the myths around it all.
For many first responders, the worry about how counseling can impact their job can be a major roadblock for them being able to seek mental health support. Listen to learn more about the importance of confidentiality in counseling!
Why a Code 3 Counseling Podcast?
Welcome to the Code 3 Counseling Podcast! In this episode, we share a little about about ourselves and our lives in the first responder world. We also talk about the reasons why we decided to start this podcast. We are excited to help you get to know us a little bit more!
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!
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.
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!