At Health Psychology Group, we offer individual treatment to help manage the stress inherent in police work. We have provided evaluation, treatment and in some cases documentation to a department to provide support during administrative procedures.
We have provided short-term interventions to help in managing critical incidents, psychotherapy and completed pension disability applications.
Dr. Steinberg is a Board Certified Disability Analyst, Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress and trained in Critical Incident Stress Management.
Dr. Steinberg has also testified as an expert during the pension process.
Police Officers experience unique stress as a result of their profession including:
In addition, officers are often confronted with Critical Incidents, which are sudden, powerful events, outside the realm of normal experience.
As a result of these critical events, police often experience “normal” reactions to “abnormal” events for a period of time. Changes can be experienced physically, cognitively, emotionally, or behaviorally.
There are factors that influence an officer’s experience with Critical Incident Stress including: