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Responder Resilience with Bonnie C Rumilly, David Dachinger & Dr Stacy Raymond

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Responder Resilience show is dedicated to improving the mental and physical well-being of police, fire, EMS, and dispatch personnel. Hosted by Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.), Dr. Stacy Raymond, Psy.D., and Bonnie C. Rumilly, LCSW/EMT-B, these broadcasts feature expert guests sharing vital information about wellness topics for first responders. For resilience strategies with compassion and humanity from the front lines of responder health and wellness, subscribe and watch it here. 

Weekly Show
BBS Station 1
6:00 pm CT
6:55 pm CT



Responder Resilience, November 30, 2022 Guest, Cristian Hinojosa, Battalion Chief, Dallas Fire Rescue
Responder Resilience, November 23, 2022 The Silent Epidemic in Police Officer Mental Health with Guest, Adam A. Meyers, Former Police Officer
Responder Resilience, November 16, 2022 US Police & Fire Championships-Olympics Style Events for 1st Responders
Responder Resilience, November 9, 2022 Guest, Patrick Fitzgibbons, Retired LEO and Outreach Liaison FHE Health and Podcast Host
Responder Resilience, November 2, 2022 Conrad Weaver, Award-Winning Documentary Filmmaker, Podcast Host, Producer & Director, telling stories that matter
Responder Resilience, October 26, 2022 A conversation with Ernie Stevens from the Emmy Award Winning HBO Documentary, Ernie and Joe: Crisis Cops
Responder Resilience, October 19, 2022 Terry Tucker, Motivational Speaker and Podcast Guest and Former SWAT Hostage Negotiator
Responder Resilience, October 12, 2022 Guest, Gabriel Shaw, Kinesiologist, Exercise Physiologist, Tai Chi and Qigong Instructor
Responder Resilience, October 5, 2022 Guest, Michael Crouch LCSW, Consultant in EMDR and Co-Coordinator of Fairfield County Trauma Response Team, Ted X Speake
Responder Resilience, September 28, 2022 Guest, Adam Palamara, Financial Representative specializing in first responders
Responder Resilience, September 21, 2022 Allen R. Kates, Trauma expert and author of the book, CopShock-Surviving PTSD
Responder Resilience, September 14, 2022 Erik Leslie Cofounder and Lead Teacher of Modern Mindfulness
Responder Resilience, September 7, 2022 Guests, Peter Elste and Scott Alvord, Crisis Team Coordinator and Clinician
Responder Resilience, August 31, 2022 Sonny Provetto, MSW, LICSW, EMDR Clinician, Trauma Consultant for Emergency Responders, Retired State Trooper
Responder Resilience, August 24, 2022 Katharine Pope Forensic Investigator and Crime Scene Specialist 
Responder Resilience, August 17, 2022 Guest, Patrick Wills, Fire Captain, Investigator and Author
Responder Resilience, August 10, 2022 Guest, Michael Van Meter, Retired LEO and FBI Agent, Substance Abuse Counselor
Responder Resilience, August 3, 2022 Guest, Nick Paproski EMS Operations Manager and Paramedic
Responder Resilience, July 27, 2022 Guest, Lt. Doug O'Rourke, Director Connecticut Firefighter Peer Support Network
Responder Resilience, July 20, 2022 Guest, Peter Elste, Law Enforcement Officer


Bonnie C. Rumilly, LCSW, EMT-B
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), EMDR therapist, volunteer EMT

Bonnie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has a private practice in Wilton. She specializes in the treatment of Adults, Adolescents, Children and First Responders. Bonnie worked in Newtown at a comprehensive family service agency for 4.5 years directly after the Sandy Hook School Shootings treating Trauma. Bonnie has had extensive training in EMDR therapy, along with other trauma treatment modalities, and is a Board Member of the Fairfield County Trauma Response Team, Inc. Along with Dr. Raymond, she co-leads a weekly Peer Support Meeting. Bonnie is well versed in First Responder cultures as she has been a volunteer Emergency Medical Technician in CT for 21 years and is currently in a leadership role at her EMS agency.

Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.)
New York
Fire Lieutenant (Ret.), Stage IV Cancer survivor, author, music producer, wellness program creator

David Dachinger is a retired Fire Lieutenant with over 21 years as a leader in emergency services. He has written department policies, instructed fire and rescue training and created firehouse wellness initiatives. As a fire officer, he often worked as Acting Captain/Shift Commander, and Incident Commander. David is also a Stage IV cancer survivor. As a music producer, he has extensive network television credits on CBS, FOX, ABC and HBO.  Combining expertise in multimedia, crisis leadership and major medical challenges, David (along with his wife, psychotherapist Tamara Green) creates calming programs that enhance the lives of first responders, cancer patients and professionals through their Loving Meditations App.

Dr. Stacy Raymond
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Clinical Psychologist, trauma specialist, EMDR consultant, founder of Responder Wellness, Inc.

Dr. Stacy Raymond has been practicing as a Clinical Psychologist in Ridgefield, Connecticut for 22 years. She is a trauma specialist, helping clients overcome anxiety, panic and PTSD. Half of her practice is dedicated to First Responders and Military Veterans. Her father is a Marine and a retired police officer. She is an Approved Consultant in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a highly effective form of psychotherapy that quickly helps people heal from and move past their worst memories. Stacy created Responder Wellness, Inc., a non-profit whose mission is to subsidize or provide free of charge safety equipment and wellness services to First Responders in Fairfield County, CT with plans to grow state-wide.








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