Dr. Cole began his mental health career in the United States Army in 2007. Since then, he has practiced in multiple settings, including: inpatient hospitals, outpatient treatment facilities, hospice care, corrections, and law enforcement. At present, he maintains a private practice, contracts for a police and public safety psychology firm, and teaches for the Universities of Denver and Colorado. He received his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver and maintains status as a board certified specialist in Clinical Psychology. Additionally, Dr. Cole has been recognized as a Diplomate from the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.