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Michael Stone, M.A.

Michael Stone, M.A., is a renowned speaker, psychotherapist, and teacher. He illuminates the ancient teachings and practices of meditation in the language of contemporary psychology and medicine. Internationally recognized as a transformative visionary, teacher and agent of social change, his…

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Laurie Leitch, Ph.D.

Laurie Leitch, Ph.D., has been a practicing psychotherapist, clinical trainer, consultant, social entrepreneur and researcher for over 25 years. She currently co-directs Threshold GlobalWorks with Brigadier General (Ret.) Loree Sutton, M.D.. Dr. Leitch co-developed the Trauma Resiliency Model, a skills-based peer…

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Mark Weiss, M.D.

Mark Weiss, M.D., is an MD psychotherapist with a practice that focuses on the medical and psychotherapeutic management of addiction. He joined Bellwood Health Services in 2004 as a consulting staff physician, and was appointed Medical Director in January 2009. Dr.…

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Karen Kissel Wegela, Ph.D.

Karen Kissel Wegela, Ph.D., is a psychologist in private practice and a professor at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, where she has been on the faculty of the M.A. Contemplative Counseling Psychology program since 1981. She is the author of…

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Jamie Marich, Ph.D.

Jamie Marich, Ph.D., is a dancer, musician, performer, writer, recovery ambassador, and clinical counselor, Dr. Marich unites these elements of her experience to achieve an ultimate mission: bringing the art and joy of healing to others. Marich travels internationally speaking…

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Jacque Gamino, Ph.D.

Jacque Gamino, Ph.D., is currently the director of the BrainHealth Adolescent Reasoning Initiative. She has ten years of research experience developing, testing, and implementing brain, cognitive and behavioral assessment and training protocols for advanced reasoning in youth. Dr. Gamino, a…

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John Ludgate, Ph.D.

John Ludgate, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist, who has worked as a psychotherapist for more than 30 years. He currently works at the CBT Center of Western North Carolina in Asheville where he specializes in treating mood, anxiety, and psychosexual…

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Stephanie Vaughn, Psy.D.

Stephanie Vaughn, Psy.D., is a clinical psychologist in Nashville, Tennessee, a clinical faculty member at Vanderbilt University and founder of Psyche, PLLC. Dr. Vaughn specializes in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy for adults and adolescents and Prolonged Exposure Therapy. She is a formal…

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Thomas H. Ollendick, Ph.D

Thomas H. Ollendick, Ph.D., is considered one of the eminent international authorities on anxiety disorders of childhood and adolescence. He is the author or co-author of over 300 research publications, 60 book chapters, and 25 books. He is the past Editor of the Journal of Clinical Child Psychology.

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Karen Levine, Ph.D.

Karen Levine, Ph.D., is a Licensed Psychologist. She focuses on the child’s social and emotional development conducting play based diagnostic evaluations, school consultations, treatment and consultations to families, educators, agencies and other professionals.

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Robert Kinscherff, Ph.D.

Robert Kinscherff, Ph.D., is a forensic and clinical psychologist, attorney, and Associate Vice President for Community Engagement at William James College. Dr. Kinscherff is also Faculty at the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP

Michelle Garcia Winner, MA, CCC-SLP, is a speech language pathologist who specializes in the treatment of students with social cognitive deficits at the Social Thinking Center, her clinic in San Jose. She travels around the world speaking on a multitude of topics relating to Social Thinking.

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Teresa Garland, MOT, OTRL

Teresa Garland, MOT, OTRL, graduated with her MOT. She became intrigued with sensory integration and quickly obtained her certification. She avidly pursued theoretical and practical knowledge about the children she treated, trying in particular to understand their difficulty with self-control. As…

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Scott J. Tonigan, Ph.D.

Scott J. Tonigan, Ph.D., is Research Professor of Psychology at the University of New Mexico. He is a trained methodologist with more than two decades of experience as a federally-funded investigator of AA-related behavioral change. As a psychometrician, Dr. Tonigan…

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Debra Pepler, Ph.D.

Debra Pepler, Ph.D., is a Distinguished Research Professor of Psychology at York University and Senior Adjunct Scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is a Scientific Board Member of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment. Her research…

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Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D.

Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is a member of the Research Advisory Board for Harvard University’s Internet Safety…

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Patrick Zierten, EMBA, M.A.

Patrick Zierten, EMBA, M.A. has been working with individuals and families struggling with substance misuse for over 14 years. During that time he was a counselor, Program Manager and Executive Director for a number of treatment facilities. He brings his…

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Michael Yapko, Ph.D.

Michael Yapko, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist residing in Fallbrook, California. He is internationally recognized for his work in clinical applications of hypnosis, treating depression, and developing strategic, outcome-focused psychotherapies. He routinely teaches to professional…

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David B. Wexler, Ph.D.

David B. Wexler, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist in private practice in San Diego, specializing in the treatment of relationships in conflict. He is the Executive Director of the non-profit Relationship Training Institute, which provides education and treatment internationally for…

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Henny Westra, Ph.D.

Henny Westra, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Psychology at York University in Toronto. Prior to this she was the Clinical Director of the Anxiety and Affective Disorders Service at the London Health Sciences Centre. She has published over 80…

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Bruce E. Wampold, Ph.D.

Bruce E. Wampold, Ph.D. was trained in mathematics (BA, University of Washington) before earning his doctorate in Counseling Psychology (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara). He is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison He is…

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Allan Wade, Ph.D.

Allan Wade, Ph.D. is a family therapist and researcher based in Duncan, on Vancouver Island. Allan works extensively with victims and perpetrators of violent crime, including wife-assault, sexual assault and abuse, workplace abuse, humiliation, racism, physical abuse and armed robbery.…

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Mel Vincent, M.D.

Mel Vincent, M.D. was raised in Guelph Ontario. He received his BSC in Nutrition from the University of Guelph and MSC in Nutrition from the University of Toronto. He received his Medical Degree from McMaster 1984 and completed Psychiatry training…

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Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Bessel van der Kolk, M.D. has been active as a clinician, researcher and teacher in the area of post traumatic stress and related phenomena since the 1970s. He founded the first clinic in Boston, the Trauma Center, which specializes in…

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George Valliant, M.D.

George Valliant, M.D. is a Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Vaillant has spent his research career charting adult development and the recovery process of schizophrenia, heroin addiction, alcoholism,…

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