Rick Green

Kalamazoo, Michigan


Rick Green is a law officer with over 37 years’ experience in high risk duties. His assignments have varied from Jail to patrol, to undercover, to a High Risk Action Team to major Crime Unit Detective – promoting up to Captain. As such he has directly encountered all aspects of traumatic events, including officer involved shootings, homicides, police suicides, and suicide by police. He has taught stress management and resiliency in Police Academies, Police Departments, martial artists, and to the general public for over thirty years. He was on the Olympic Judo training team, coached Olympic athletes, jumped from airplanes, and wrestled a bear. He has utilized hypnotic skills early on and has since been trained by Mike Mandel, Melissa Tiers, Steve Roehm, David Snyder, Randi Light – and many others brilliant mentors. He is trained and certified by the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and is a leader in the Kalamazoo Sheriff Critical Incident Stress Team, the Volunteer Services, the Reserve Division, and is the founder of Hypnosis for Heroes.