Anne E. Kellogg
Anne is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in both California (MFC36894) and Oregon (T0600) with two Master's Degrees from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles. She is the Founder & Executive Director of Chiron Center, Inc. with over 30 years specializing in working with those who place themselves in harm's way in service of others. From 2000 - 2010 Anne worked for the Los Angeles County Fire Department serving as the Mental Health Coordinator, and has provided critical incident response support within Incident Management Teams on several national-level, multi-casualty line-of-duty deaths and other major incidents including: Old Fire (2003), Pine Fire (2004), Hurricanes Katrina/Rita (2005), Esperanza Fire (2006), Station Fire (2009), the Yarnell Hill Fire (2013), the Twisp River Fire (2015), the Umpqua Community College Mass Shooting (2015), the Cal-Ore Life Flight plane crash (2016), the Miller Complex Fire (2017), the Las Vegas mass shooting (2017), the Mendocino Complex Fire (2018), the Camp Fire (2018), and Firestorm 2020.
Anne coordinates and/or provides direct support related to numerous other tragedies each year within public service communities including shorter deployments specific to line-of-duty, active duty, and off-duty deaths; completed suicides; officer-involved shootings; workplace violence; and all other types of critical incident exposure experienced by first responders on local, county, state, and federal levels. Additionally, Anne coordinated Chiron’s volunteer-based Southern California area Crisis Response Team for 24 years, which provided immediate on-scene civilian support after tragedies in the community such as suicide, homicide, fatal traffic collisions, or death of a child.
As a nationally recognized expert in a wide range of topics related to the behavioral health, wellness, and resilience of public safety and EMS personnel, Anne is currently working with several first responder organizations around the country. She is an approved instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (www.ICISF.org) in six courses; serves on the national training cadre for the U.S. Forest Service's 5-day "You Will Not Stand Alone" line-of-duty death and significant injury course as well as the 1.5-day "Hospital and Family Liaison" course; has been a featured guest instructor at the UCLA Center for Prehospital care beginning in 2006; and regularly presents at conferences, workshops, and trainings around the country each year. Anne also became an EMT in 2008 to better understand the experiences and work of those on the front lines..
Anne maintains a private practice serving public safety personnel and their loved ones in both Oregon and California, and spends as much time outdoors as possible on Chiron's 300-acre Ranch in Southern Oregon, with the horses in Chiron’s Still Standing equine programs, or exploring the gorgeous Pacific Northwest with her constant K9 companion, Harley.