Bernie created First Responder Counseling, LLC in Peoria, AZ in late 2020. She has a BA in Psychology from Duke University (2000), a MS in Criminal Justice from Saint Joseph's University (2002), and a MA in Counseling from Webster University (2010). Since 2005, she has worked with Public Safety Psychology Group in Albuquerque, NM providing counseling and training to law enforcement, fire fighters, emergency medicine providers, dispatchers, and members of the military. Her goal is to continue to provide counseling services to first responders, their significant others, and anyone working through a history of trauma. Bernie is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and she can provide supervision to associate counselors. Bernie is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and she is a National Certified Counselor (NCC).