Nick spent 10 years in firefighting, with the majority of the time as a fire instructor for both municipal and industrial fire services. Simultaneously, Nick went on to get his master’s degree in Counselling Psychology and founded After the Call. Nick is a registered psychotherapist, private clinician, consultant, and Mental Health Director of a CISM team. Nick has worked with various organizations offering mental wellness programming as well as consultant work with groups and organizations who take their mental wellness seriously. Nick is frequently asked to speak for radio, podcasts, TV, challenging current approaches and standards. Nick is an author having written for major fire publications internationally and the author of “Mental Health Awareness for First Responders and their Families”, as well as a research collaborator for FireWell, a firefighter specific research group at McMaster University.