In this article published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Orange County Deputy Sheriffs’ Courier, Dr. Nancy Bohl-Penrod dives into the reason moods change with the seasons, the symptoms, and tips to prevent and manage the mood changes.
Lynda Halligan, the Editor of Courier (the official publication of the Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs) writes, “After the violence and chaos of the Las Vegas massacre came to an end, it became immediately clear that the healing process would be long and traumatic – for victims, their families and the country, as they […]
Public safety leaders made critical decisions to seek help for their personnel on the day of the December 2, 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack. More importantly, they knew it was necessary to offer these services to all personnel involved. Drs. Nancy Bohl-Penrod and Kathleen Wellbrock discuss deployment of their command post to begin the process […]
Dr. Nancy Bohl-Penrod was invited by California Sheriff Magazine to discuss how anger can affect public safety personnel — both on and off the job. She begins, “To our law enforcement personnel and their families, please understand that anger is a normal emotion. It is caused by grief, frustration or tragic situations where you feel […]
The Counseling Team International Shares Tips for Self-Care In review, 2016 was extremely demanding at all levels of public safety. First responders may look back and notice the emotional and physical toll they felt from: civil unrest officers lost in the line of duty, and, many unspeakable responses. But ask a law enforcement officer, firefighter, […]