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Rachelle Zemlok & Alma Garcia

Dr. Rachelle is married to a firefighter and Dr. Alma is married to a police officer, they are both child and family psychologists, and here to discuss relatable and important information relevant to navigating your first responder marriage, parenting, and wellness. This is a podcast for first responder spouses by first responder spouses, and they discuss the research and realities related to the first responder family life while also sharing their own stories of navigating this lifestyle.

Recent Episodes

What Are Your First Responder's Boundaries on Bringing Work Home?- E36June 07, 2021 Episode artwork All The Things We Hold On To As A First Responder Spouse... Beyond Half Of Their Pension- E35May 24, 2021 Episode artwork Why First Responder Families DO NOT Live a Normal Life- E34May 17, 2021 Episode artwork Why You Should Actually Plan For Your Needs and Fire Season- E33May 10, 2021 Episode artwork Why Taking Care Of Your Own Needs Will Make You A More Supportive First Responder Spouse- E32May 03, 2021 Episode artwork The Experience Of A Police Spouse In Current Times- E31April 26, 2021 Episode artwork How We Take On Our First Responder's Fears From The Job- E30April 19, 2021 Episode artwork Rachelle's HeroTalk Interview with Rodger Ruge, Ret. LEO- E29April 12, 2021 Episode artwork How To Build A Relationship With Your First Responder Teen- E28April 05, 2021 Episode artwork How You Can Support Your First Responder When Things Don’t Go Their Way- E27March 29, 2021 Episode artwork How A First Responder Spouse Can Feel Alone And What You Can Do- E26March 22, 2021 Episode artwork Why a First Responder Spouse Can Feel Under Appreciated- E25March 15, 2021 Episode artwork What's It Like To Be A First Responder Spouse Holding It All Together?- E24March 08, 2021 Episode artwork Helping Your First Responder Kid Manage the Challenges- E23March 01, 2021 Episode artwork Building Trust and How The First Responder Career Gets In Our Way- E22February 22, 2021 Episode artwork Intimacy and Romance With Your First Responder- E21February 15, 2021 Episode artwork Finding Security Within Your First Responder Marriage- E20February 08, 2021 Episode artwork The Overwhelming Responsibilities Of A First Responder Spouse- E19February 01, 2021 Episode artwork Anxiety: How It Shows Up And What You Can Do - E18January 25, 2021 Episode artwork How Do I Convince My First Responder Spouse To Get Help?- E17January 18, 2021 Episode artwork How To Argue Effectively With Your Spouse- E16December 21, 2020 Episode artwork How To Handle Behavior Problems in First Responder Kids- E15December 14, 2020 Episode artwork The Downside To Our First Responder's Loyalty- E14December 07, 2020 Episode artwork Why First Responder Kids Have Big Worries- E13November 30, 2020 Episode artwork The Lifetime Impacts Of Wonderful Overtime- E12 November 23, 2020 Episode artwork