Critical Incident Stress

Management (CISM)

What is Critical Incident Stress Management?

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing is a specific technique designed to assist others  dealing with the physical or psychological symptoms that are generally associated with trauma exposure. It is designed to prevent or limit the development of post -traumatic stress.

Debriefing allow those involved with the incident to process the event and reflect on it impact and to find strategies to maintain emotional and physical wellbeing.


How can this help organisations and individuals?

These sessions provide an opportunity to talk about the trauma with others who were involved in a safe facilitated environment.

Debriefs usually take place within the first 3 days of the event  and is open to people who were hurt, saw others hurt or killed or served  as first responders.


What are the goals of critical incident stress debriefing (CISD)


  • Lessen the impact of a trauma

  • To help those involved recover

  • To identify people who may need extra help and offer individualised therapy or signpost to therapist qualified in EMDR.


Costs vary dependent on individual or group requirements.

Please contact me directly to discuss this.

Annette Allen :07809610032