Dr. Agi Schenley
Dr. Agi Schenley, Ph.D., LMFT, earned her Ph.D. in clinical and forensic psychology. She is also a licensed marriage and family therapist, and a crisis intervention trainer. She has dedicated her work to public safety and first responder training since 1996.
Agi is a well known and experienced first responder and mental health trainer, and she has developed a variety of courses and consultation services for state and county agencies, private businesses, and the general public. Agi is also a certified 5150 trainer and has taught thousands of first responders, mental health professionals, and public safety employees.
Her training focuses on a wide range of mental health conditions as it applies to crisis intervention and prevention, resulting in a more effective, compassionate, and safer approach to interact with persons suffering from emotional distress and/or mental health disorders. Her classes include, but are not limited to: psychotic and personality disorders, co-occurring and intellectual disorders, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), and excited delirium. Her training teaches verbal and nonverbal communication and de-escalation techniques that address not only the consumers’ but the trainees ́ ability to deal with their own stresses, anxieties, and emotions when confronted with challenging situations.
Additionally, Agi teaches safety behavioral management courses to clinical and non-clinical personnel, as well as to college students and college personnel, to increase student and staff confidence in their ability to deal with challenging behaviors in the workplace.
- Ph.D. in Clinical and Forensic Psychology
- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
- PTSD and TBI
- Critical Incident Training
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