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  • Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D.

    Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D.

    Bonnie Badenoch, Ph.D., LMFT is the co-founder of Center for Brain-Wise Living, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering awareness of the brain, mind, and relationships in the service of creating a more awake and compassionate... Read More
  • Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT

    Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT

    Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT is the director and lead therapist at Brickel and Associates, LLC in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, which she founded in 1999. She specializes in the therapeutic treatment of individuals (adolescents and adults), couples, families and groups... Read More
  • Tina Bryson, Ph.D.

    Tina Bryson, Ph.D.

    Dr. Tina Payne Bryson is a psychotherapist at Pediatric and Adolescent Psychology Associates in Arcadia, California, where she sees children and provides parenting consultations. She speaks to parents, educators, and clinicians all across the country, and she has written for... Read More
  • Jenny C. Yip, Psy.D.

    Jenny C. Yip, Psy.D.

    Dr. Jenny C. Yip’s experiences with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) began long before her current position as Executive Director of the Renewed Freedom Center. Since childhood, Dr. Yip has fought her own personal battle with OCD. Inspired by her struggles and motivated to helping others... Read More
  • Joyce Catlett, M.A.

    Joyce Catlett, M.A.

    Joyce Catlett, M.A., author and lecturer, has collaborated with Dr. Robert Firestone in writing 12 books and numerous professional articles. Most recently, she co-authored Sex and Love in Intimate Relationships (APA Books, 2005), Beyond Death Anxiety: Achieving Life-Affirming... Read More
  • Christine Courtois, Ph.D.

    Christine Courtois, Ph.D.

    Christine A. Courtois, PhD, ABPP is a Psychologist in independent practice in Washington, DC where she is the principal of Courtois & Associates, PC. She received her PhD from the University of Maryland in College Park, in 1979. Dr. Courtois is immediate Past-President of... Read More
  • Robert Firestone, Ph.D

    Robert Firestone, Ph.D

    Robert W. Firestone, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, author, theorist and artist. He is the Consulting Theorist for the non-profit, The Glendon Association. He is author of many books including Voice Therapy, The Fantasy Bond, Compassionate Child-Rearing, Fear of Intimacy... Read More
  • Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

    Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

    Dr. Firestone is the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association. An accomplished and much requested lecturer, Dr. Firestone speaks at national and international conferences in the areas of couple relations, parenting, and suicide and violence prevention. Dr. Firestone has... Read More
  • Stan Friedman, Ph.D.

    Stan Friedman, Ph.D.

    Dr. Friedman is a clinical psychologist who has recently relocated his private practice to West Los Angeles from San Mateo, California after 25 years. He specializes in adult and adolescent psychotherapy, with a particular interest in attachment theory, interpersonal neurobiology and... Read More
  • Al Galves, Ph.D.

    Al Galves, Ph.D.

    Al Galves is a retired psychologist who lives in Las Cruces, NM. He is a member of the board of directors of the International Society for Ethical Psychology and Psychiatry and MindFreedom International. He is the author of Harness Your Dark Side: Mastering Jealousy, Rage, Frustration... Read More
  • James Garbarino, Ph.D.

    James Garbarino, Ph.D.

    James Garbarino Ph.D. is an author and Professor at Loyola University Chicago. An expert in the field of child and adolescent development, he specializes in violence-related issues, such as the impact of violence on children, maltreatment of children and child aggression... Read More
  • James Gilligan, M.D.

    James Gilligan, M.D.

    Dr. James Gilligan, M.D., is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor in the School of Law, and Collegiate Professor in the School of Arts and Science at New York University. He is a former president of the International Association for Forensic Psychotherapy. He is... Read More
  • Carol Gilligan, Ph.D.

    Carol Gilligan, Ph.D.

    Dr. Carol Gilligan is an American feminist, ethicist, and psychologist best known for her work with and against Lawrence Kohlberg on ethical community and ethical relationships, and certain subject-object problems in ethics. She is currently a Professor at New York University and... Read More
  • Deryl Goldenberg, Ph.D.

    Deryl Goldenberg, Ph.D.

    Deryl Goldenberg, Ph. D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Santa Monica and Santa Barbara and has focused his work on Male Psychology and Couples Relationship issues for over 30 years. He is the Director of Verdugo Hills Autism Project.... Read More
  • Bonnie Goldstein, Ph.D.

    Bonnie Goldstein, Ph.D.

    The focus of Dr. Bonnie Goldstein’s work is to foster and heal relationships through the lens of attachment theory, somatic and mindful awareness, and the dynamic interaction of group psychotherapy. In 1989 Dr. Goldstein founded and has continued to direct the Lifespan Psychological Center. She is the Associate Programming Director for Lifespan Learning Institute, offering professional training seminars which bring together leading professionals from around the world to present their latest research and critical thinking, specializing in a Sensorimotor Psychotherapy approach to treating children, adolescents, and families. Read More
  • Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

    Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

    Dr. Goldstein is the co-founder of The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles and has published extensively and is author of numerous articles, chapters, and blogs. These include Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion, the bestselling book The Now Effect... Read More
  • Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D.

    Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D.

    Dr. Leslie Greenberg is a co-founder of emotion-focused therapy (EFT), He is also the director for the Emotion-Focused Therapy Clinic housed at York University. Greenberg is a founding member of the Society of the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration (SEPI) and the Society for Constructivism in Psychotherapy (SCP). He is the author of several books, including Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy: The Dynamics of Emotion, Love and Power and Emotion-Focused Therapy for Depression and Emotion Focused Therapy. Theory and Practice. Read More
  • Ondina N. Hatvany, MFT

    Ondina N. Hatvany, MFT

    Ondina assists partners to resolve negative cycles, heal betrayals and create more trust and intimacy. She uses modern approaches such as Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and PACT (Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy)... Read More
  • Tamara Hill

    Támara Hill, MS is a therapist specializing in child and adolescent behavioral and mood disorders including trauma. She works with families to help them understand their options within the mental health system and helps kids utilize their strengths in the home, school, and community... Read More
  • Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

    Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D.

    JON KABAT-ZINN, PH.D., is founding Executive Director of the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He is also the founding director of its renowned Stress Reduction Clinic and Professor of Medicine emeritus at... Read More
  • Debra Kessler, Psy.D.

    Debra Kessler, Psy.D.

    Debra Kessler, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in the care of children and their families. Dr. Kessler was awarded her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, graduating Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University. While working as an RN in Pediatric Intensive Care, she pursued... Read More
  • Carol Krucoff, E-RYT

    Carol Krucoff, E-RYT

    Carol Krucoff, E-RYT, is the author of “Healing Yoga for Neck and Shoulder Pain” (New Harbinger, 2010), co-author with Mitchell Krucoff, MD, of “Healing Moves: How to Cure, Relieve and Prevent Common Ailments with Exercise” (Healthy Learning, 2009), and creator of the audio home... Read More
  • Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.

    Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.

    Peter A. Levine, Ph.D. is the developer of Somatic Experiencing®, a body-awareness approach to healing trauma, and the Director of The Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute. Dr. Levine holds doctorate degrees in both Medical Biophysics and in Psychology... Read More
  • Pat Love, Ed.D.

    Pat Love, Ed.D.

    Distinguished professor and Certified Love Educator, Pat Love, Ed.D. is known for her warmth, humor, and commitment to learning. For more than 25 years, she has contributed to relationship education and personal development through her books, articles, training programs,... Read More
  • Frederic Luskin, Ph.D.

    Frederic Luskin, Ph.D.

    Frederic Luskin, PhD, is director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Project, director of wellness education at Stanford University, and professor of clinical psychology at Sofia University. He is author of Stress Free for Good, Forgive for Good, and Forgive for Love.

    Luskin is renowned for teaching about the psychological and medical benefits of forgiveness. Research done by Luskin and others has confirmed that forgiveness can reduce anger, depression, and stress while it leads to greater feelings of optimism, hope, compassion, and self-confidence. Read More
  • Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.

    Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D.

    Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is a founder of Cognitive Behavioral Modification and has been voted one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the Century. Dr. Meichenbaum is Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and... Read More
  • Kristin Neff, Ph.D.

    Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, being the first one to operationally define and measure the construct over a decade ago. In addition to her pioneering research into self-compassion, she has developed an eight-week program to teach self-compassion skills in daily life, co-created with her colleague Dr. Chris Germer, called Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC). Her book, Self-Compassion, was published by William Morrow in April, 2011. Read More
  • Yasmin Nilofer Farooqi, Ph. D.

    Yasmin Nilofer Farooqi, Ph. D.

    Prof. Dr. Yasmin Nilofer Farooqi (Tamgha-i-Imtiaz) is currently working as Professor and Ex-chairperson at the Department of Applied Psychology, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. She received her M. Sc (Gold Medal) from University of the Punjab and her M.A and Ph.D... Read More
  • John C. Norcross, PH.D.

    John C. Norcross, PH.D.

    John C. Norcross, PhD, ABPP, is a clinical psychologist, a Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton, and Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University. He specializes in the areas of psychotherapy, clinical training, and self-change. Dr. Norcross is... Read More
  • Diana Raab, Ph.D.

    Diana Raab, Ph.D.

    Diana Raab, Ph.D. is a blogger, memoirist, poet, workshop facilitator and thought provoker. Her Ph.D. is in transpersonal psychology and her doctorate research focused on the healing and transformative powers of memoir writing. She’s the award-winning author of 8 books including two memoirs... Read More
  • Diane Renz, L.P.C.

    Diane Renz, L.P.C.

    Diane Renz, a licensed psychotherapist, founder of Your Gateway to Healing, writer, workshop facilitator, utilizes both her academic background and personal experiences to explore how pain can become our possibility. She currently studies with Dr. Dan Siegel integrating the latest... Read More
  • Donna Rockwell, Psy.D.

    Donna Rockwell, Psy.D.

    Dr. Donna Rockwell, Psy.D., L.P. is a licensed clinical psychologist, adjunct faculty member, community outreach worker, columnist, and mindfulness meditation teacher. Dr. Rockwell specializes in both mindfulness and celebrity mental health. She works with clients in her private practice... Read More
  • Michael D. Rosberg, Ph.D.

    Michael D. Rosberg, Ph.D.

    Michael D. Rosberg, Ph.D., is both a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (MFT) who began treating refractory mentally ill patients in 1979. He has provided treatment, trained, and taught in multiple treatment environments including... Read More
  • Kirk Schneider, Ph.D.

    Kirk Schneider, Ph.D.

    Kirk J. Schneider, Ph.D. is a leading spokesperson for existential-humanistic psychology and the recent past editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. Dr. Schneider is an adjunct faculty member at Saybrook University and Teachers College, Columbia University, a founding... Read More
  • Allan Schore, Ph.D.

    Allan Schore, Ph.D.

    Dr. Allan Schore is on the clinical faculty of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, and at the UCLA Center for Culture, Brain, and Development. He is author of four seminal volumes, Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self... Read More
  • Daniel Siegel, M.D.

    Daniel Siegel, M.D.

    Daniel J. Siegel received his medical degree from Harvard University and completed his postgraduate medical education at UCLA with training in pediatrics and child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. He served as a National Institute of Mental Health Research Fellow at UCLA... Read More
  • Ronee Smith Griffith, Ph.D.

    Ronee Smith Griffith, Ph.D. is an ethicist and licensed psychologist. She is the Founder of The Relational Ethics Institute (1988) and has taught professional ethics education for over twenty years. She has served on the Ethics Education Task Force of the American Psychological... Read More
  • Sheldon Solomon, Ph.D.

    Sheldon Solomon, Ph.D.

    Dr. Sheldon Solomon is a psychologist and the Ross Professor for Interdisciplinary Studies at Skidmore College. He is best known for developing Terror Management Theory, along with Jeff Greenberg and Tom Pyszczynski, which is concerned with how humans deal with their... Read More
  • Bonnie Sultan

    Bonnie Sultan

    Bonnie Sultan is a noted expert in the field of criminal justice and mental health with two Masters Degrees: Sociology with a Criminology concentration and Forensic Mental Health Counseling. Ms. Sultan specializes in institutional culture, prisoner reentry, and the intersection of... Read More
  • Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT

    Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT

    Nita Vallens, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist and certified hypnotherapist. She specializes in helping people develop deeply meaningful relationships and breaking old patterns. The focus of her private practice is couples, addictions, career testing and helping veterans... Read More
  • Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C

    Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C

    Sherrie M. Vavrichek, LCSW-C, is the author of The Guide to Compassionate Assertiveness: How to Express Your Needs and Deal with Conflict While Keeping a Kind Heart (New Harbinger Publications, 2013). Ms. Vavrichek has spoken at national conferences and written... Read More
  • Meredith Watkins, M.A., MFT

    Meredith Watkins, M.A., MFT

    A CA-licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with years of experience specializing in individual therapy, Christian therapy, parenting, relationship, and women’s issues, Meredith currently has a private practice in Carlsbad, CA. Ultimately, her desire is to help her clients manage their... Read More
  • Angela Wurtzel, M.A., MFT, CEDS

    Angela Wurtzel, M.A., MFT, CEDS

    Angela Wurtzel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Angela is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a certified eating disorder specialist with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. Read More
  • Daniel Zamir, Psy.D

    Daniel Zamir, Psy.D

    Dr. Daniel Zamir graduated from Pacific University with a Psy.D. in 2012. He has worked in college counseling for the last three years, including a pre-doctoral internship at UCLA and work as a practicum student at Portland State University. He is currently a Post-Doctoral... Read More

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