Stephanie Nassis is a corporate wellness specialist trained in recognizing the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders and the variances of mental illness imposed by occupational constraints presented in first responders who are affected by burnout and compassion fatigue.
With over 20 years of policing experience in the Greater-Toronto-Area, Stephanie’s profession has exposed her to a wide range of critical incidents such as traffic fatalities, sudden deaths, homicides, and suicides. Through these experiences, Stephanie has come to intuitively understand the effects of stress on the body and how it can develop into more complex health concerns if ignored.
Stephanie recognizes the importance of having a proactive approach to sustainable mental health that includes techniques such as mindfulness, meditation, and trauma-sensitive yoga and adequate nutrition.
She is an expert in stress recognition and is a police trainer for the education-based program designed to address and promote mental health called “The Working Mind First Responders” (TWMFR), formerly known as “Road to Mental Readiness.”
Stephanie has received accredited training by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Associates (FBINAA) as a certified Comprehensive Officer Resiliency Instructor in the State of Georgia
As a mental health advocate, Stephanie is a client-focused and wellness-based consultant that educates those drawing upon her own mental health survival techniques that touch upon work-life balance, and the importance of mental and emotional equilibrium.