As soon as they heard the news of the attacks, psychologists sought to provide whatever help they could.

Here is a mere handful of the stories our members told us about their work the day of and the days after the attacks. In our conversations with them, several constant themes emerged: Again and again, psychologists told us of how they wished they could do more and how appreciative those who survived the tragedies were just to have someone listen to their stories.

Most of all, they said they were humbled by the heroic work of the firefighters, police officers and countless other rescue workers who were so tirelessly dedicated in their efforts to save human life.

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