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First Responders


First Responders

Public safety training is essential for counselors who want to effectively support clients from first responder backgrounds. This type of training provides valuable insight into the unique culture and environment that these individuals work in, enabling the counselor to better understand their experiences. Knowing where their client is coming from is key to building a trusting long-term relationship with them, as it helps create an atmosphere of comfort and understanding. With proper public safety training, counselors can be well equipped to meet the specific needs of clients from first responder backgrounds and provide compassionate, effective support throughout their journey towards healing.

About Helen Hofer

Helen Hofer is a Registered Professional Counsellor providing individual, couples and family support. With over fourteen years of experience in the field, she specializes in grief recovery through an evidence-based trauma informed approach. Helen utilizes Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, mindfulness practices, hypnosis, Brief Therapy and EMDR to provide her clients with personalized tools for finding healing and hope.

Contact Helen

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#11 – 1873 Spall Road, Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Y 4R2
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