Through our training, healthcare professionals have access to customized online course content delivered by seasoned uniformed service personnel and established subject matter experts.
Once completed, eligible healthcare professionals can be listed on our exclusive Directory of Occupationally Aware Healthcare Providers, bringing culturally competent services closer to uniformed service personnel and their loved ones.
Our mission is to build a national network of Occupationally Aware Healthcare Professionals to best serve the unique needs of uniformed service members and their families.
A registered mental health professional and full-time firefighter, Matt has mastered the art of closing the gap between service providers and first responders. Matt’s skill set is grounded by twenty years of study in the field of psychology and over ten years in clinical practice. His unique approach to conceptualizing trauma is an introspective blend of academic training, clinical practice and direct experience of attending over 3,000 emergency calls as a firefighter in Metro Vancouver. Through his proactive, strengths-based approach, Matt’s ultimate goal is to alleviate the mental health crisis gripping public safety personnel across North America.
His free weekly newsletter has 150,000 subscribers and his online programs have scholarships available for those with financial need. He’s lectured at NASA, Google, Oxford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. An expert on positive neuroplasticity, his work has been featured on the BBC, CBS, NPR, and other major media. He began meditating in 1974 and is the founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom. He loves wilderness and taking a break from emails.