Gary is a retired 32 year career Police Officer, 30 years with the Berkeley Police Department, Berkeley, CA. Gary’s law enforcement training includes the following: Basic Peer Counseling, Basic & Advanced Techniques of Peer Counseling, Basic & Advanced Critical Incident Stress Management, Post Traumatic Stress Debriefing and Traumatic Stress Management. Gary was a peer supporter with Berkeley PD, head of the Berkeley PD Debriefing Team, a Member of the North County CISM Team and Board Member of the California Peer Support Association for 6 years. Gary was an instructor for Dispatcher Stress Management and Basic Critical Incident Stress Debriefing. Gary also serves as the Head of the Peer Support Program for the Alameda Co. Red Cross and is a member of the National Red Cross Critical Response Team.