Critical Incident Stress








October 23rd, 2018


1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 


Carson 4


Dr. Xander Phoenix

Company: Ogletree Deakins 


Dr. Phoenix completed his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice with an emphasis on Counterterrorism at American Military University while on active duty. Following his release from the US Navy, Dr. Phoenix completed a Master’s in Forensic Science at National University in San Diego; and both a Master and a Doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA. Alongside his studies, Dr. Phoenix specializes in critical incident stress debriefing and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, as well as Psychoneurophysiology and Neurofeedback.

Dr. Xander Phoenix enlisted in the United States Navy in 2001 and completed 3 overseas tours, one in Japan, one in Diego Garcia, and one in Iraq, alongside the U.S. Army. His accomplishments earned him the Operation Iraqi Freedom/Iraqi Campaign Medal, as well as an Army Achievement Medal.

Dr. Phoenix has experience as a clinical forensic psychologist, and proudly assists fellow military and veterans, law enforcement and emergency services, and their families. Special focus is given in Trauma and PTSD, Post-Concussion Symptoms, Grief, Substance Abuse Treatment, Psychotherapy, and Psychological Assessments including: Disability, Diagnostic, Pre-hire, Fitness for Duty, Bariatric pre-surgical assessments, and Custody evaluations.



Preventing the Development of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms following a mining incident.

This presentation evaluates the utilization of Critical Stress Debriefing and Peer-Support to assist in the prevention of posttraumatic stress symptoms and trauma following mining incidents and other critical events.