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Code 3 Counseling Podcast

20 episodes - English - Latest episode: about 1 year ago - ★★★★★ - 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.

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Episodes

Boundaries: A Chat with Liz Durfee

May 09, 2023 11:00 - 1 hour - 59.9 MB

Boundaries. A word we hear often, but it can be confusing. Today, Liz helps us understand the different kinds of boundaries we can have, with our selves, our partners, friends, coworkers, families, everyone. She helps us understand how we can shift boundaries when we need them, and how boundaries can be loving and caring. Liz Durfee is an Associate Clinical Social Worker. She is one of our fantastic therapists at Code 3 Counseling. Liz is an Army veteran with over five years of active-duty...

Trust in Relationships: A Chat with Liz Durfee

November 15, 2022 12:00 - 34 minutes - 31.4 MB

Trust is essential for relationships to thrive! Today, we chat with Liz Durfee who helps us understand what trust is, how we can grow it, and what to do when it is broken. Liz Durfee is an Associate Clinical Social Worker. She is one of our fantastic therapists at Code 3 Counseling. Liz is an Army veteran with over five years of active-duty experience as an officer having served with the 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell, KY and the 11th Signal Brigade at Fort Bliss, TX. After her active-dut...

How We Talk To Ourselves: A Chat with Liz Durfee

November 01, 2022 11:00 - 45 minutes - 41.7 MB

Our inner dialogue, or how we talk to ourselves, can significantly impact the way we respond to life's challenges and roadblocks. Today, Liz Durfee, a mental health professional who specializes in military and first responder mental health, joins us to discuss how we can take back control from those inner negative thoughts.  Liz Durfee is an Associate Clinical Social Worker. She is one of our fantastic therapists at Code 3 Counseling. Liz is an Army veteran with over five years of active-d...

Understanding Part 2: A Chat with Ellen Kirschman

March 01, 2022 04:47 - 18 minutes - 16.6 MB

Ellen Kirschman, PhD. is an award winning public safety psychologist and author of I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know, I Love a Firefighter: What the Family Needs to Know, co-author of Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know and three mysteries, Burying Ben, The Right Wrong Thing and The Fifth Reflection, all told from the perspective of police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff. She blogs with Psychology Today. She maintains a website where you can sign up for her occasional ...

Understanding: A Chat with Dr. Ellen Kirschman Part 1

January 26, 2022 17:22 - 29 minutes - 27.3 MB

Ellen Kirschman, PhD. is an award winning public safety psychologist and author of I Love a Cop: What Police Families Need to Know, I Love a Firefighter: What the Family Needs to Know, co-author of Counseling Cops: What Clinicians Need to Know and three mysteries, Burying Ben, The Right Wrong Thing and The Fifth Reflection, all told from the perspective of police psychologist Dr. Dot Meyerhoff. She blogs with Psychology Today. She maintains a website where you can sign up for her occasional ...

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

December 14, 2021 12:00 - 40 minutes - 37.2 MB

LEO Family Fitness: https://www.leofamilyfitness.com Organized Chaos Podcast: https://www.organizedchaospodcast.com   Marc Hildebrand is a certified PUSH + LIFE Coach, and current Law Enforcement Officer from LAPD who struggled through self sabotage for decades. After discovering what was truly holding him back, he was able to navigate a 100 pound weight loss journey, create an EPIC connection with his family, and show up as a better LEADER in all areas of his life. He now coaches other LE...

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

November 30, 2021 12:00 - 26 minutes - 24 MB

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.   Marc Hildebrand is a certified PUSH + LIFE Coach, and current Law Enforcement Officer from LAPD who struggled through self sabotage for decades.   After discovering what was truly holding him back, he was able to navigate a 100 pound weight loss journey, create an EPIC connection with his family, and show up as a better L...

Sharing Your Story: A Chat with Christy Warren

October 05, 2021 11:00 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

*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 Capta...

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

September 07, 2021 11:00 - 21 minutes - 20 MB

Learn more about Rachelle and First Responder Family Psychology at her website: https://www.firstresponderfamilypsychology.com   Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact  

Parenting as a First Responder Part 1: A Chat with Rachelle Zemlock

August 24, 2021 11:00 - 24 minutes - 22.1 MB

To learn more about Rachelle and First Responder Family Psychology, visit her website: https://www.firstresponderfamilypsychology.com   Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact  

Enjoying the Work You Do: A Chat with Bridget Truxillo

August 10, 2021 07:00 - 38 minutes - 35.3 MB

Bridget Truxillo on Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridget-truxillo-j-d-cfe-13787b8/   Protective Wellness Website: https://www.myprotectivewellness.com   Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact  

Getting the Right Help: A Chat with Amy Morgan

July 27, 2021 11:00 - 43 minutes - 40.3 MB

Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact   Today on the Code 3 Counseling Podcast, Shawn & Alisha have a fun discussion with Amy Morgan, founder and CEO of Academy Hour. Amy specializes in working with first resp...

The Importance of Time Off: A Chat with Off Duty Destinations

July 13, 2021 11:00 - 32 minutes - 30.1 MB

Learn more about Off Duty Destinations with Matthew and Leslie Howard! Website: https://www.offdutydestinations.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/off.duty.destinations/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/offdutydestinations   Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedu...

Keep Your Head On Straight: Coping Skills for First Responders

June 29, 2021 11:00 - 32 minutes - 29.7 MB

Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact  

First Responders and Trauma

June 15, 2021 11:00 - 28 minutes - 25.8 MB

Previous episode on Trauma and the Brain: https://code3counseling.com/podcast/episode3   Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com   Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter   If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact  

Burnout and First Responders

June 01, 2021 11:00 - 27 minutes - 24.8 MB

Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact

Compassion Fatigue and First Responders

May 18, 2021 11:00 - 26 minutes - 24.1 MB

Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact

Trauma and the Brain

May 02, 2021 17:05 - 34 minutes - 32 MB

Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter If you are looking for a counselor and you live in California, schedule a free consultation here: https://code3counseling.com/contact

Is counseling really confidential?

May 02, 2021 16:05 - 36 minutes - 33 MB

While Shawn discusses the myths and questions around first responders seeking mental health counseling, Alisha provides insights and understanding from the perspective of a licensed therapist.  Please note these insights are specific to the State of California. Talk to a professional or licensing board in your state if you live outside of California.  Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com Sign up for our monthly Wellness Newsletter here: https...

Why a Code 3 Counseling Podcast?

May 02, 2021 11:00 - 23 minutes - 21.4 MB

Shawn and Alisha are the co-founders of Code 3 Counseling, a mental health practice in California that provides counseling services to first responders and their families.  Learn more about Code 3 Counseling through our website: https://code3counseling.com Sign up for the Code 3 Counseling Monthly Wellness Newsletter for first responders: https://code3counseling.com/monthly-newsletter