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To promote the emotional and psychological health of our peers and public safety family.

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The Peer Support Team will engage as an understanding peer, focused on preserving dignity through one-on-one confidential communication and support to peers and their families. Peer Support members will offer emotional assistance listening with a nonjudgmental ear and provide direction to resources.

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Tom Diani

A-Shift Liaison



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Rodney Williams

B-Shift Liaison



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Jana Maas

C-Shift Liaison



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Danny Kilborn

Peer Support Team Leader

Operator / Paramedic



Laura Baker

Team Secretary


(775) 720-7175

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Rick Canaday



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Jeff Cates




Tanner Egan

(775) 691-3603

Firefighter / Paramedic

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Cindy Green

(775) 741-7482

EMS Coordinator / Paramedic

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Ben Hale

(775) 338-9636

Firefighter / Paramedic

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Trever Hall



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Chris Hellige

(775) 843-4936


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Eric Lieberman



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Lisa Mays



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John McNamara

(775) 771-0127

Division Chief / AEMT 

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Anna Mestre



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Matt Peek



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Shawn Price

(775) 624-4767


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Damian Webber



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Erin Chapel


Peer Support Lead Clinician

Reno Fire Peer Support Vetted Clinician List

The following is a list of the Reno Fire Department Peer Support Team’s vetted clinicians within our community. Each clinician is at least Master’s Level counselor who works with clients who have experienced trauma, including emergency responders. To the extent possible, we are only listing clinicians who accept insurances offered to responders in our area. We would like this list to be a “living list”. If you have a clinician you would like to the vetting team look into adding to this list, please contact Erin Chapel via email at We also recognize that there are numerous alternatives to traditional therapy that might be significantly helpful.


Christy Butler CPC, LCADC

(775) 223-9528

3732 Lakeside Drive Suite 100

Reno, NV 89509


Christy is an Army Veteran who currently works with the Washoe County Mobile Outreach Safety Team (MOST) program. She has extensive training working with and treating emergency responders. She appreciates working with individuals who want to feel better vs staying stuck. Christy is also a certified EMDR counselor.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence, Tricare and many others.



(775) 870-6552

3732 Lakeside Drive Suite 100

Reno, NV 89509


Erin is a military spouse and mother of five who is passionate about helping first responders. She has extensive training in treating trauma and addictions using a variety of treatment modalities. Erin is also certified as an EMDR counselor

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence, Tricare and many others.


Angie Charter LCSW, LLC

(775) 473-6532 ext 1

527 Plumas Street Reno, NV 89509


Angie has a vast experience in the areas of adolescents and families, DBT and PACT couples’ therapy. She also works with Chemical Dependency, Eating Disorders and Trauma. Angie has accomplished several cutting-edge, evidence-based trainings including the newest methods for treating the before mentioned problems.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence and many others. 


Ryan Clifford MFT

(775) 622-8890

4600 Kietzke Lane Suite G177

Reno, NV 89502


Ryan Clifford is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist working with individuals, couples and families of all ages. He has experience working with a broad spectrum of clients and mental health issues. Ryan’s current treatment passions are delivering effective care to those with traumatic histories. Ryan is also a certified EMDR counselor

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence and many others.


Stephanie Falke PhD, MFT

(775) 525-2935

3732 Lakeside Drive Suite 100

Reno, NV 89509


Dr. Stephanie Falke is a PhD level clinician with 17 years of experience, whose practice emphasizes treating those with mood disorders and PTSD. Work experience includes diverse settings such as inpatient and outpatient mental health clinics, hospital settings, transplant centers, schools and private practice. She has taught at multiple universities, has numerous publications in her field and enjoys training new therapists. On a personal note, she have been married for 18 years, has four children and loves to snow ski and paddle board.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health


Cornelius (Con) Sheehan LCSW

(775) 287-7733

403 Flint Street

Reno, NV 89501


Con has extensive clinical experience working with distressed individuals and relationships. He utilizes Emotional Focused Therapy and believes that by increasing self-awareness we can be less critical and judgmental of ourselves and others and gain more confidence when making difficult decisions.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS, Prominence and many other insurances.


Anjie Silveira MA, LMFT, LCADC

(775) 234-4796

Great Basin Behavioral Health

695 Sierra Rose Drive

Reno, NV 89511


Anjie is experienced in working with both adolescent and adult clients in a multitude of setting; acute, residential and outpatient. She is trained in both CBT and DBT as well as risk assessment wan working with clients who have suffered traumas.

Accepted Insurance: Hometown Health, CDS and many other insurances.

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