Christy Warren is a retired fire captain with the Berkeley (California) Fire Department. She has 25 years of service as a professional paramedic, with 17 years as a professional firefighter. Warren was diagnosed with PTSD in 2014 and retired from the fire service in 2016. Since retiring from the fire service, Warren has completed a triathlon and earned a bachelor’s degree in business from Washington State University. She is a volunteer at the West Coast Post Trauma Retreat and works as a substitute teacher at Juvenile Hall in Martinez. Warren hosts the Firefighter Deconstructed podcast, exploring how a career in the fire service can affect firefighters’ mental and emotional health.