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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, July 13, 2022 Firefighters—Get Fit, Stay Fit! Guest, Sara Beckert, Exercise Physiologist and National Fire Academy Instructor
Responder Resilience, July 6, 2022 How EMDR Works- What You Should Know
Responder Resilience, June 29, 2022 Guest, Michael Sugrue, Retired Police Sgt and Author and Speaker
Responder Resilience, June 22, 2022 FrontlineCT: Breaking the Mental Health Stigma
Responder Resilience, June 15, 2022 Guest, Norm Wielsch Former Police Commander and Counselor and Author of Christ Centered Healing
Responder Resilience, June 8, 2022 Guests, Authors Jason Palamara and Barbara Rubel Experts on Law Enforcement Resilience and Mental Health
Responder Resilience, June 1, 2022 Dan Noonan FDNY Ret. and FDNY Chief Frank Leeb on Never Forget: Lessons Learned at the NY Telephone Fire
Responder Resilience, May 25, 2022 Deana Paqua MA LMT and Akilah Barr Reiki Practitioners Speak about Energy Healing for Responders
Responder Resilience, May 18, 2022 Dr Ken Hoffman Functional Medicine Doctor and Medical Director SOPHIA Natural Health Center
Responder Resilience, May 11, 2022 CISD: Helping Responders Cope with Traumatic Events
Responder Resilience, May 4, 2022 Guest, Dan Willis, Retired Police Captain and Author of Bulletproof Spirit
Responder Resilience, April 27, 2022 Yoga for Responders: Powerful Tools for Stress Relief, Guests Steve Zagami USMC FDNY Retired and Wendy Boscia
Responder Resilience, April 20, 2022 Jason Palamara of Forge VFR and Michele Giorgianni of Aware Recovery Care
Responder Resilience, April 13, 2022 The Spiritual Side of First Responders and Military. Mini-documentary episode hosted by Dr. Stacy Raymond.
Responder Resilience, April 6, 2022 2NDGO: Creating Community and Purpose for Veterans and Responders.Guest Nick Nunnally, USCG (ret), Firefighter
Responder Resilience, March 30, 2022 Building Morale Through Positive, Proactive Leadership in Emergency Services. Guests John Lynch, and Nick Paproski
Responder Resilience, March 23, 2022 Responder Relationships: Challenges and Solutions Guests: FF spouse Caryn Czarnecki and therapist Linda Rost, LCSW
Responder Resilience, March 16, 2022 COPLine: The 24/7 Helpline for Police and Their Families. Guest-Stephanie Samuels, Dir. of COPLine
Responder Resilience, March 9, 2022 K9 First Responders: Connecting in Crisis with Bradford Cole, Exec. Director of K9 First Responders
Responder Resilience, March 2, 2022 Real Stories: Healing PTSD with EMDR - a mini-documentary



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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