Janelle Edmondson is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who specializes in providing for First Responders. She is a Certified Complex Trauma Professional – Level 2, EMDRIA Clinician providing EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing), and Certified First Responder Counselor (CFRC). She has over 9 years of professional mental experience as a registered nurse and advanced practice registered nurse.
She holds several First Responder volunteer positions. She is the Critical Incident Support Specialist for Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department in the Collegedale/Ooltewah area. She holds the position of Mental Health Professional with the Tennessee Disaster Mental Health Strike Team – providing debriefings and individual support to First Responders throughout the state of TN. She is a founding member of the Tennessee First Responder Suicide Prevention Task Force and is Co-Chair of the training division. She is affiliated with the Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance and BlueHelp.org.
Doug Kinnard, MA is a LPC licensure candidate with over 13 years of counseling experience. He has experience working with individuals and families as well as several years in the addiction and recovery field. He has experience working with trauma and approaches counseling from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy approach. He also provides EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing). He is the Critical Incident Counselor for Tri-Community Volunteer Fire Department and is working the Critical Incident Stress Department. He is a member of Tennessee Disaster Mental Health Strike Team and provides the role of Mental Health Professional and Peer Support.
Doug also has vast experience working with first responders and has recently retired from a 27 year career with Columbia Fire and Rescue in Columbia TN. He holds several certifications from the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and has been published in the ICISF LifeNet publication.
Jessica Clark, MS is a LPC licensure candidate with a Masters of Science in Clinical Counseling. She will be fully licensed fall of 2022. She completed her clinical rotation in 2019 at a residential facility working with adolescents and adults, with their families, battling substance use. She now has two years of experience working with individuals of all ages in out-patient and hospital settings. She has an educational emphasis in CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and Positive Psychology that she uses to help individuals with anxiety and depression. She specifically enjoys working with individuals and families through recovery, work/life stressors, and fertility struggles. .
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