Meet Our Team

Dr. Jaime Brower

Psy.D., ABPP, Emergency Responder and Public Safety Certified Clinician

Dr. Jaime Brower is a licensed clinical psychologist working out of Denver, Colorado. She is American Board Certified as a specialist in the area of Police & Public Safety Psychology. Dr. Brower has devoted her career to working with those in law enforcement, corrections, detentions, fire, military, and other high stress occupations, as well as ensuring the health and wellbeing of their family members.  She further specializes in risk and threat assessment, school violence and hostile workplace investigations.  Dr. Brower is particularly passionate about training and consulting with agencies regarding best practices for enhancing resiliency and wellness. Dr. Brower is the proud recipient of the 2019 CIT Instructor of the Year award!

Professional Development:

  • American Board Certified in Police and Public Safety Psychology (ABPP)
  • Academy President of the American Board of Police and Public Safety Specialty Board
  • Over 17 years of experience working with those in high stress and emergency response, as well as their families

Melissa Jiron

Coordinator of Administrative Duties & Office Procedures

Melissa organizes and coordinates administrative duties and office procedures.  Melissa directly answers all incoming phone calls and/or returns those which come in while busy or outside of normal operating business hours.  Melissa schedules appointments (for those who do not wish to do it online), meetings and trainings.  She ensures a high level of organization, confidentiality and efficiency, as well as greets those who come to the office and provides general administrative support to our staff and clinicians.

Dr. Mary Ann Hewicker (Hewi)

Counselor, Trainer & Emergency Services Clinician

Dr. Hewicker is originally from San Diego, CA, where she was raised in a law enforcement and navy family.  Dr. Hewicker received her undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado in Psychology and then Denver University for a Masters of Clinical Social Work.  She recently received her Doctorate, from the West Coast.  Dr. Hewicker is well known throughout the Denver-Metro area for her work with first responders.  In 2003, she was awarded the Citation for Leadership and Commitment to Critical Incident Teams Management by the Colorado Regional Community Policing Institute.  In 2005, she was awarded a Broomfield Police Department CIT Training Achievement.  In 2008, she was given a Business Service Citation by the Adams County Sheriff’s Department and in 2012, she received the Volunteer Service Award of the Year, by the Thornton Police Department.  Moreover, she served as a consultant to the Aurora Police Department and the Aurora Mental Health Center in their creation of the Department’s CIT training in 2016.

Walter-Beaux is her working K9 certified Emergency Response. In 2020, he was recognized for his dedication to First Responders in Southern California during the fire season. At home he is a regular dog with chores.

Dr. Karen Trevithick

Counselor (Individual & Groups) & Emergency Services Clinician

Dr. Trevithick received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology, in Chicago, Illinois.  She specializes in the treatment of trauma and eating disorders.  A clinician with 20 years in the field, she has had vast experience with inpatient psychiatric facilities, behavioral health hospitals, and community mental health settings; working with adolescents though older adults, culturally diverse populations and veterans.  Dr. Trevithick has been trained in Critical Incident Stress Management for Rescue Professionals and participated as part of the response team following the campus shooting at Northern Illinois University.  She has presented at local and national conferences on topics related to the identification and treatment of complex trauma, vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue.

Tiffany Crist

MA, MFTC, EMDR Trained

Tiffany is originally from Montreal, Canada, where she was raised in a law enforcement family. She has fond memories of going on ride-alongs and spending time at the command post during community events with her father, who served 31 years in the Montreal Police Force. From an early age, she had a great deal of pride for her father’s service. Today, she is honored to support and serve our community of first responders.

Tiffany received her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Regis University and predominantly works with adults, couples and families to address relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, trauma/PTSD, parenting and behavioral issues and phase of life transitions. Tiffany is an EMDR trained therapist. EMDR is an evidence-based therapy that enables people to heal from the symptoms and emotional difficulties that are the result of distressing or traumatic life experiences. This treatment approach results in an improved view of the self, relief from disruptive symptoms and an increase in more powerful, adaptive positive thinking.

Her approach to working with clients also includes Relational Life, Cognitive-Behavioral, Solution-Focused and general systems therapies. Tiffany also has an extensive training background in personal and professional development, supporting teams to establish healthy workplace environments.

Becky Edmonds

MA, MFTC, EMDR Trained

Becky Edmonds graduated with her master’s degree in Marriage and Family therapy from Regis University and obtained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Phoenix. During her studies at Regis University, Becky specialized in therapy aimed at teens and kids. She utilizes play therapy and experiential therapy skills when working with kids and teens struggling with depression, anxiety, grief, suicidal ideation, and trauma. Utilizing play therapy or experiential skills with families allows Becky to partner with all family members and work through communication concerns, family reintegration, substance abuse issues, and joint parenting after divorce. She also has her EMDR certification for use with children and adolescents.

Becky’s personal life is full of fun, love and a dash of crazy. She has been married for 18 years to her awesome bear of a husband, they have 4 daughters together that range from teen to little bitty. If four girls weren’t enough, they have two teacup schnauzers that believe they are giant German Shepherds. Becky and her family play soccer, watch cooking shows and ride dirt bikes.

Becky is humbled and grateful to have the honor of working with first responders and their families.

Rebekah Vint

MBA, MA, LPCC, EMDR Trained Therapist

Rebekah earned a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regis University and is an EMDR-Trained therapist.  She enjoys supporting adults and teens through life’s challenges and transitions to grow into greater resilience and robust coping skills.  Rebekah has a special interest in trauma-informed care, education, and coaching with a focus on prevention, mitigation, and treatment of complex trauma. After graduating from Regis, she and her family lived in the Northwest of England where she counseled teens to help them address challenges including stress, anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, and family dysfunction and abandonment.

Before becoming a counselor Rebekah had a successful two-decades-long career including executive-level leadership and operational experiences that inspired her keen interest in the design and implementation of effective communication, processes, and systems to enhance human and organizational performance. Rebekah is happy to draw on these executive experiences to support executive and professional clients in addressing their professional and operational challenges.

Rebekah is now joined in the office by Owen, a black Bernie-doodle, who is often roving the lobby visiting with clients and spreading joy.  Rebekah’s hobbies include hiking, running, reading, knitting, cooking, and travel with family and friends. 

Elizabeth Groom

MS, LPC, Emergency Responder, and Public Safety Certified Clinician

Elizabeth Groom graduated with her Master of Science in Forensic Psychology from the University of York in England and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Wyoming. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with specific interests in the impacts of trauma, crisis intervention, threat management, and evaluations. Professionally, Elizabeth has worked for the last five years as a mental health clinician/co-responder. While in that role, Elizabeth recognized her love and passion for working with first responders. She is honored to be able to work in a more direct capacity with the public safety community.

Haley Schuveiller

MA, Forensic Psychology

Haley Schuveiller graduated from The University of Denver in 2020, earning her master’s degree in Forensic Psychology, with an emphasis in psychological testing and evaluations. She previously completed her bachelor's degree in Psychology in her hometown, at the University of Nevada, Reno. In addition to evaluations, Haley is experienced in crisis intervention, substance abuse treatment, wellness/resiliency, and working with emergency services and public safety personnel. When not at the office, Haley spends her time at the dog park, camping, and trying new restaurants.

Meghan Cito

MSW, LCSW

Meghan Cito is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and received her Masters of Social Work from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Meghan is experienced in providing crisis intervention and trauma treatment. Meghan has years of experience working with and for law enforcement agencies as their police-based case manager and has assisted law enforcement in interacting with members of the community who are in crisis and those who suffer with behavioral health issues.

In addition to her professional experience, Meghan has personal understanding of first responders thanks to her husband being former law enforcement and currently working in the fire service. Furthermore, Meghan was raised in a firefighter family with her father serving for 40 years before retiring as a Division Chief of a local fire department. She has a continued respect and admiration for first responders and their family members, and is grateful for the opportunity to serve their community.

Dr. Tiffany Lynch

Psy.D., LPC

Dr. Lynch is originally from Colorado. She received a Masters of Arts in Forensic Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology. She has specialty training in forensic assessment, military psychology, trauma intervention, and chronic pain management. She has worked with numerous forensic and military/veteran specific systems, including the Adams County Detention Facility, Fort Carson Evans Army Hospital, and the Colorado Springs V.A. Medical Center. Dr. Lynch completed her pre-doctoral internship at the Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo, providing inpatient psychiatric assessment and treatment services for Colorado’s most severely mentally ill populations.

As the daughter of a law enforcement officer, and a police spouse, Dr. Lynch has a personal understanding of the unique factors that first responders experience. She has special interest in trauma/PTSD, moral injury, chronic pain management, couples counseling, wellness, and resiliency. Dr. Lynch’s approach to working with clients involves ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). 

Wade Brower

 

Wade serves as the Director of Finance and Sales for the National Emergency Responder and Public Safety Center & Brower Psychological Services.  He has more than 16 years of experience in business management and leadership development in both Colorado and Arizona markets.  Wade also has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the University of Phoenix. 

Within his years of experience, Wade has worked to implement leading technology and develop leaders to higher levels of success in all areas of business. Creating an environment for growth, teamwork, and development is one of his highest achievements.

Wade grew up in a small Iowa town with a military father and family members and friends in the police force.  These connections amplify his passion to provide support to responders and military members – whom all provide our freedom.

Dr. Lori Jenness

Dr. Jenness received her Masters in Clinical Psychology from the Colorado School of Professional Psychology and her Doctoral Degree from the University of the Rockies. She has been a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in forensics for the past nine years. Dr. Jenness' experience includes working in juvenile detention, adult corrections, and inpatient psychiatric wards. She has most recently worked for Veteran's Affairs and the Office of Behavioral Health serving the veteran population. She is a trained Dialectical Behavior Therapist, with experience in both individual and group therapies.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her two doodles, Sadie and Bear, traveling and reading classic novels.