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Ed Sherman, Psy.D.

Ed Sherman, Psy.D., is an organizational consultant, executive coach and leadership development specialist with 40 years of experience in public safety. Sherman initially performed fire suppression, rescue and EMS duties in the New York City area, and later worked in law enforcement in San Diego. He also worked as a criminal intelligence supervisor for the California Department of Justice where he coordinated a joint federal, state and local law enforcement investigative group.

Dr. Sherman was trained in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) and has performed critical incident stress debriefings, defusings, demobilizations and individual peer support for first responders and other personnel in situations involving line-of-duty deaths, suicides and other traumatic events. He is a graduate of the San Diego State University Trauma Recovery Services certificate program and was appointed as a member of the advisory board. Dr. Sherman has performed workplace violence threat assessments, served as the primary violence threat assessor for the County of San Diego, and coordinated risk management activities related to maintaining a safe and secure work environment.

In his work as an organizational consultant and executive coach, Dr. Sherman has provided services including assessment, training, team building, and process improvement facilitation for staff at all levels including executives and boards of directors.

Dr. Sherman received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Alliant International University, California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego, and holds master’s degrees in management and psychology.

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