Theresa is a firefighter with the Seattle fire department. She has hands on application in emergency trauma, first aid, and fire suppression. Theresa has been a member and trainer for the CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management) or PEER support team for over five years. This program involves ongoing psychological and emotional support and first aid for firefighter personnel due to traumatic stress injuries in the field. She is also a member of the newly formed Health One Team, which is a community-based outreach program with case managers and specialty trained firefighters post emergency. This program provides a bridge of possible links to services available for emotionally, psychologically, and physically vulnerable people who require extensive management care.
Theresa additionally is a licensed acupuncturist and massage therapist with experience in Counterstain.