Jason Roberts, has recently graduated with an MA counseling from Colorado Christian University. He is FRTC peer support trained, and also a graduate from Crown College (MN) with a degree in Christian Ministry. Jason’s area of concentration is in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and is also capable of integrating Christian principals into his client’s journey toward healing. Jason welcomes diversity and will not discriminate based on religion, gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation. He has worked in the emergency services field for over 20 years as a firefighter/paramedic. Through his own story, he has realized how little attention has been paid to the mental health of first responders and the failure to see PTSI in this population. He is currently working to change this perception in his field and reduce the stigma towards seeking mental health. Additionally Jason is EMDR trained and also working as a peer support team member for his department, and is currently a PREPARE/ENRICH Marriage enhancement facilitator. Jason is excited to be part of the FRTC team of culturally competent clinicians as he works towards is LPC Licensure.