Cops and Writers Podcast

114 Dr. Trevor Wilkins AKA The Angry Viking Therapist! (Part One)

April 16, 2023 Patrick O'Donnell / Trevor Wilkins Episode 114
Cops and Writers Podcast
114 Dr. Trevor Wilkins AKA The Angry Viking Therapist! (Part One)
Show Notes

Dr. Trevor Wilkins is a psychotherapist in private practice at Thin Line Counseling, LLC in the Lexington, KY area and specializes in treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, and High-Stress Careers.  

Dr. Wilkins has an additional specialty of working with the members of public safety and the military that are dealing with stress and trauma-related disorders.  

Dr. Wilkins served 15 years in uniformed law enforcement. Dr. Wilkins now combines his doctorate-level education in professional counseling with his experience of dealing with traumatic scenes to provide counseling services to the members of public safety, the military, and the members of the public that deal with trauma. 

In today’s episode, we discuss:
·  Why he is known as the Angry Viking Therapist.

·  The reason why Trevor joined law enforcement. 

·   His fifteen years in law enforcement.

·   The traumatic event that changed his life forever.

·   The downward spiral that eventually caused the end of his fifteen year in law enforcement.

·   The road to becoming a psychotherapist. 

·   The biggest challenges or problems in being a rookie psychotherapist. 

·   Recognizing the signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and what can be done to treat it.

All of this and more on today’s episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.

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