Dr. Anne Bisek, Psy.D. is a clinical psychologist in Fremont, California. She graduated from the Wright Institute in 2004. Her second year practicum was at the Hayward Police Department’s domestic violence unit and her dissertation was about three Urban Search and Rescue teams from the bay area who were deployed to New York following the terrorist attack in 2001.
Dr. Bisek has a private practice where she offers individual counseling (including EMDR) to firefighters, police officers, dispatchers/communications, pre-hospital personnel (EMTs, paramedics) and military veterans.
Dr. Bisek is been the team psychologist for the San Mateo Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team since 2009 and most recently the Palo Alto Fire Department CISM team. She provides Critical Incident Stress Debriefings throughout the bay area.
Her subspecialty in working with first responders is calls for service that involve the death of a child. This is a major reason first responders enter treatment. Dr. Bisek regularly presents When a Child Dies: Understanding Emergency Responders’ Reactions to the Death of a Child to peer support teams at state conferences and as a keynote speaker. To learn more about her specialty, please visit www.whenachilddies.com.