The dramatic attacks of 9/11 shocked the world, leaving professionals wondering how best to help survivors. Closer to home was the Fort McMurray fire and the relentless attack of Mother Nature as she swept across Northern Alberta, destroying hundreds of homes and displacing thousands of people. Hundreds of lesser crisis and traumatic events have taken place, each leaving in its wake people who are attempting to make sense and meaning of the respective crisis. The need for effective and efficient crisis intervention and trauma counseling has never been greater. The increasing idea that early intervention prevents long-term mental health issues is based in evidence-based treatment interventions.