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 Aaron Norton, LMHC, CRC, CAP
President-elect of the Tampa Bay Chapter (SMHCA) of FMHCA, and adjunct professor at the University of South Florida (USF).
Beth Glueck, LPC, NCC, LPC-S
  Bethany Page Glueck was born in Manila, Philippines. She was raised in the Philippines and Bangkok Thailand before moving to North Carolina during her adolescent years. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and a Master’s degree in Community Counseling in the department of Human Development and Psychological Counseling from Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina since 2001 and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) since 1999. In 2010, she completed
the requirements for and was credentialed as a Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S).

Since 1999, Beth has provided counseling to adolescents and adults seeking
positive and meaningful life changes in a variety of settings that include the following:
community mental health, in-patient substance abuse, school-based mental health, co-located medical clinic, private practice, and a medical hospital. Her clinical counseling experience in collaboration with family physicians led to her interest in stress, coping, disease management, and ultimately integrated primary care.

As a doctoral student in Counselor Education at North Carolina State University,
Beth developed her research, teaching, presentation, and supervision skills. She completed a semester study abroad in Prague, Czech Republic and was awarded the Arthur B. Moss International Travel Grant for her presentation at the European American Counseling Association in Germany. In addition, she is a member of Nu Sigma Chi the North Carolina State University chapter of Chi Sigma Iota, the Counseling Academic & Professional Honor Society International.
Carolyn Greene, PhD
  A clinical psychologist who has worked with Veterans for more than a decade, Dr. Carolyn Greene, is the Acting Deputy Director of VA Mental Health Web services. She directs efforts to develop online self-help courses designed for Veterans who are experiencing mental health challenges but are unlikely to engage in face-to-face care. She oversees design, development and implementation of the award-winning online self-help courses Moving Forward, Anger & Irritability Management Skills (AIMS) and Parenting for Servicemembers and Veterans. These courses use tools and methods from evidence-based psychotherapies and incorporate multi-media and interactive elements to keep the user engaged. Additionally, Dr. Greene has participated in the development of VA’s award-winning portfolio of mental health mobile applications including the PTSD Coach (2011) App, which has been downloaded over 500,000 times by users in 73 countries.
Christine Murray, PhD, EdS, Med, BA
 

Christine Murray, Ph.D., EdS, Med, BA, is Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Couple and Family Counseling Track in the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) Department of Counseling and Educational Development.  Dr Murray is the co-founder of the “See The Triumph” program and author of “Responding to Family Violence: A Comprehensive, Research-Based Guide for Therapists.  She is the Co-developer – with the Family Violence Research Group members of “Safety Strategies” – a domestic violence safety planning website and booklet for professionals.

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Dan Edwards, LPC, MHSP
  Dan Edwards graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Western Kentucky University and was commissioned as an Army officer in 1992. After five years of service, mostly in Germany, he left the military and moved back to Middle Tennessee. He earned his Masters in Professional Counseling from Argosy University and became a Licensed Professional Counselor / Mental Health Service Provider in 2006. He was credentialed as a National Certified Counselor in June 2009.

Dan worked in private practice in Lawrenceburg, TN from October 2006 to August 2009. He taught undergraduate psychology classes for Argosy University-Nashville from 2007 to 2010, and was awarded the 2009 Argosy University President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. He also worked from October 2007 to August 2009 as a Fee Basis Readjustment Counselor for the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System’s PTSD Clinic in Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN. Dan joined the Nashville Vet Center’s staff in August 2009, where he currently works as a VA Readjustment Counselor and also serves as the Clinical Coordinator. He likes working with veterans from all eras, and is particularly passionate about group psychotherapy with combat veterans.

Dan especially values his collaboration and building relationships with other clinical mental health counselors in Tennessee and across the country. He has been very active with the Tennessee Licensed Professional Counselors Association, serving three years on the Board and as the 2012-2013 TLPCA President. He had the pleasure of traveling the state from Johnson City to Memphis leading workshops for TLPCA, and was the TLPCA’s 2009 Community Service Award winner. He has also appreciated the privilege of attending AMHCA’s Leadership Conference on behalf of TLPCA for the last four years. He is currently serving as the AMHCA Southern Region Director and is enjoying working on issues that affect the profession on a more national level.
David Van Doren, EdD, LPC, CCMHC, MAC, NCC
 

David Van Doren, Ed.D, LPC, CCMHC, MAC, NCC, is Associate Professor and Clinical Director at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and Department Chair at Counselor Education. He has been a counselor educator in Wisconsin for over 30 years. Dr. Van Doren maintains a private practice, which has included working with perpetrators of abuse, as well as others impacted by IPV. He has presented nationally on IPV, childhood maltreatment, and the treatment of trauma. As a clinician he has counseled many victims of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse as well as perpetrators of domestic violence and many clients with substance use disorders.

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 Deb Legge, PhD, CRC, LMHC
  Dr. Deb Legge has been in private practice for more than 20 years. Deb is a private practice mentor and the co-founder and clinical director of Influential Therapist, where she helps mental health professionals build successful and sustainable private practices. Deb writes the “Business of Private Practice” column for the AMHCA Advocate and she is the author of AMHCA’s Private Practice Library, a series of resource articles for AMHCA members.
 Deb Roane
  Deb Roane is the Military OneSource State Consultant for New Mexico. She holds a Masters degree in Counseling from LaSalle University. Her background working with the military includes managing an Army Family Advocacy Program in Germany and serving as the Patient Representative at Keller Army Community Hospital at the United States Military Academy, West Point. She spent seven years working with veterans through the VA Vocational Rehabilitation & Education program. Ms. Roane is married to a twenty year Army veteran.
 Edward G. Shaw, MD
   Dr. Shaw is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Radiation Oncology at the Wake Forest University (WFU) School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. He is a nationally and internationally expert in the radio-therapeutic management of central nervous system tumors in adults and children, symptom management and quality of life in cancer patients, and complementary and alternative medicine in oncology, particularly botanical and natural products. He is a veteran of clinical oncology research. He has been principal investigator (PI) or co-PI of 35 clinical trials which have accrued >2500 patients in brain tumors, lung cancer, and symptom management including investigator-initiated studies at Mayo and Wake Forest as well as in the North Central Cancer Treatment Group, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, and New Approaches to Brain Tumor Therapy.
Elizabeth Harvey, PhD, MPH, LMHC
 
Dr. Harvey’s career spans over 40 years of experience in the academic, government and industry sectors of cancer research. She has held academic positions at Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland and University of Pennsylvania. After earning her PhD in Cancer Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, she joined the National Cancer Institute to research the etiology of solid tumors .Her interest in immunologic therapy led her to a 20 year career in oncology drug development in the pharmaceutical industry after which she founded an international oncology consulting firm.

Her passion for the welfare of cancer patients drew her to the field of Psycho-Oncology, completing her clinical training for licensure at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) under the mentorship of Dr. Jimmy Holland. Dr. Harvey is a research affiliate at MSKCC in the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. Harvey is a practicing psycho-oncologist in New York City helping cancer patients, their families and caregivers across the cancer continuum. She provides counseling on issues relating to diagnosis and treatment, as well as survivorship or alternately, recurrence and end of life issues.
“Diagnosis and treatment of cancer is a major life stress; often it becomes the single biggest calamity in a persons’ life. My mission is to help cancer patients face and cope with cancer at every stage so that they can focus on what is meaningful in their lives”.
 Eric Beeson, PhD, LCPC, CRC
   Eric Beeson, PhD, LCPC, CRC, Contributing Faculty in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Walden University. Dr. Beeson is a Contributing Faculty at Walden University in their Clinical Mental Health Counseling program, and current trainee in Neurofeedback practice. His educational background includes a BS in Psychology with an emphasis in Biopsychology from Bethany College, an MS in Rehabilitation Counseling with an emphasis in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Clinical Counseling from West Virginia University, and a PhD in Counselor Education with an emphasis in Mental Health, School, and Rehabilitation Counseling from Ohio University. After receiving advanced training in Rational Living Therapy from the Rational Living Therapy Institute, he began to re-conceptualize cognitive behavioral therapies using the knowledge he gained from his study of neuroscience and neurofeedback.
 Eve M. Adams, PhD
  Dr. Adams is an Associate Professor and Director of Training for the Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program at New Mexico State University (NMSU). Dr. Adams has served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Counseling Psychology and Training & Education in Professional Psychology. Dr. Adams teaches mindfulness meditation to faculty, staff, and students. Dr. Adams’ research interests are mindfulness, LGBT psychology, multicultural identity development, and training issues. Dr. Adams has received large federal grants , most of which has been to expand the training of NMSU counseling psychology students to provide behavioral health services in primary care settings. She has been the Principal Investigator for a Graduate Psychology Education grant for ten years, and as a result of these funds has been at the forefront of several cutting-edge collaborations. She has coordinated the development of three courses: Primary Care Psychology, Behavioral Health Practicum, and Mindfulness for Helping Professionals. These courses are interdisciplinary and allow the counseling students to work with MSW and MPH students, Family Medicine residents, and most recently, doctoral Nursing students. This curriculum development has resulted in collaborations with a local county hospital and its family medicine residency clinic, five different sites at a federally qualified health center (FQHC), and four different sites at school-based health clinics. The NMSU training curriculum addresses how to provide effective services to traditionally underserved populations.
 Gray Otis, PhD, CMHC
  Dr. Otis is a former president of the American Mental Health Counselors Association who developed advanced clinical paradigms for the case conceptualization of mental health disorders as well as a comprehensive treatment guide. He is a proponent of an integrated construct for patient care. Mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and attachment issues as well as substance and behavioral addictions most commonly have their origins in unresolved trauma or chronic distress. He also proposes that there is an essential need to employ a comprehensive treatment approach. This includes a complete medical evaluation to address the biological basis of psychological disorders. It also consists of a thorough psychological assessment and a complete patient life-span narration to evaluate unresolved distressing experiences and consequential self-degrading beliefs. Treatment includes resolving underlying issues that have their genesis in shame and replacing them with the individual’s sense of worth and relational connection.
 Jared Cox, PhD
   Dr. Cox is a licensed psychologist currently working for the Veterans Health Administration as a Health Behavior Coordinator and Primary Care-Mental Health Integration (PC-MH) team member. He facilitates Motivational Interviewing and Patient Health Education trainings for Primary Care staff members in addition to providing clinical, supervisory, and administrative services as part of the PCMHI team. He also provides consultative services to New Mexico State University’s Counseling Psychology Department regarding their primary care psychology curriculum and staff education efforts. Dr. Cox worked as an adjunct professor for New Mexico State University and taught the primary care psychology and Behavioral Health practicum courses. He also performed grant-writing duties and helped secure the latest funding of the Graduate Psychology Education grant recently awarded to Dr. Eve Adams at New Mexico State University. He also provided administrative and clinical services at a Federally Qualified Health Center and at a Family Medicine Residency Training site as part of a Graduate Psychology Education grant initiative, and provided supervision to counseling psychology doctoral students as part of their Behavioral Health Practicum in primary care.
Jennifer Sneeden, LMFT
Jennifer Sneeden, LMFT, is dedicated to helping counselors and therapists build thriving therapy practices. She is the founder of Thriving Therapy Practice, and is the author of two books, including “Building a 6-Figure Private Practice”. Jennifer has worked with counselors and therapists all over the world, helping them attract more clients, increase their incomes, and become profitable doing what they love.
 Jim Messina, PhD
Dr. James J. Messina received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York in Buffalo and his postdoc or postdoctoral program in Mental Health Administration from University of Florida in 1974. He has been a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida since 1982. He has served as Director of Psychological Services at St. Joseph’s Children Hospital in Tampa, Florida, and has more than 35 years of experience counseling individuals and families. Dr. Messina also serves as Assistant Professor, Counseling and Psychology, MSCP Coordinator for the Troy Tampa Bay Site, Troy University.
 John Duggan, LCPC
  John P. Duggan, MA, NCC, LCPC, LPC is a graduate of Marymount University in Arlington, VA (CACREP) with a degree in Counseling Psychology and of the Washington Theological Union in Washington, DC with a degree in Theology. He is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor with a private practice in Silver Spring, Maryland. In addition to his clinical practice, John provides training and support to other therapists in areas of compliance, eCommunication and Telehealth, workflow management and private practice development.
 Judith Harrington, PhD, LPC, LMFT
   Dr. Harrington is a Psychotherapist and has been in Private Practice since 1988. She specializes in training and development of mental health professionals in suicide intervention; provides adult counseling & psychotherapy services, as well as couples and family therapy. Prior to establishing her full-time private practice, she was employed in college counseling at three liberal arts colleges: St. Mary of the Woods (Terre Haute, IN), Spring Hill College (Mobile, AL), and Birmingham Southern College (Birmingham, AL).She is an assistant professor at the graduate level in the Counselor Education Department at the University of Montevallo. Dr. Harrington currently facilitates special programs which include the monthly Breast Cancer Support Group at St. Vincent's Hospital, the twice-monthly Survivors of Suicide Loss Group at the Crisis Center, and the weekly therapeutic "Metaphor Group" at A Center for Eating Disorders (ACED). She is an approved trainer of the American Association of Suicidology and the Suicide Prevention Resource Center. Dr. Harrington also serves as Chair to AMHCA’s Advancement in Clinical Practice Committee.
Karen Langer, Med, LMhc
  Karen Langer is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in WA and the Past-President of AMHCA. She graduated from the University of Arizona with degrees in Child Development and Counseling (1983). She has been the Director of the Counseling Center at City University for the past 17 years and supervises the clinical staff that consists of Master’s level student interns. Other roles include Title IX Administrator and supervision of Disability Support Services and the Career Center. Additionally, she has previous experience as a clinician, supervisor and Executive Director in a multi-service Community Mental Health agency. She served as the President of the Washington Mental Health Counselors Association and for three years had the privilege of serving in the role of AMHCA Western Region Director.
Keith Mobley, PhD, LPCS, ACS

 

Keith Mobley, PhD, LPCS, ACS, is the President-Elect, of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) and served as the moderator of the Roundtable on Intimate Partner Violence. Dr. Mobley is Clinical Professor in the Department of Counseling & Educational Development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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 Kiara Alvarez, EdM
Kiara Alvarez, Ed.M., is a pre-doctoral psychology intern and clinical fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Her research focuses on improving behavioral health outcomes for Latino youth and on the integration of medical and mental health services in pediatric primary care settings. Ms. Alvarez has extensive bilingual clinical experience in integrated health care settings and research experience on projects related to behavioral health interventions, educational policy, and the experiences of underrepresented groups. She was a clinical trainee and graduate research assistant for a training program in integrated health care funded by a grant to Dr. Cindy Carlson from the Graduate Psychology Education Program of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). She will begin a post-doctoral research fellowship in multicultural mental health this fall. Ms. Alvarez will receive her doctorate from the APA-accredited School Psychology program at the University of Texas at Austin in August 2014. She earned her Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Human Development and Psychology (Risk and Prevention Program) and her B.A. from Harvard University in Comparative Literature.
 LaMarr Edgerson, PsyD
  Dr. LaMarr D. Edgerson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist currently in private practice. He was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio and left home at the very young age of 18 years. After 20 years of faithful service, living around the country and around the world, Dr. Edgerson retired from Kirtland Air Force base in 2003. He completed his military service with an Associate and Bachelor’s Degree in Social Psychology. While working on his Master’s Degree he was employed as a case manager in a treatment foster care agency named High Desert Family Services. In 2005 he completed the Masters degree in counseling (specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy) from the University of Phoenix. In 2012, he completed his last degree - a Doctorate in Psychology (specialization in traumatic stress). Dr. Edgerson’s dissertation was entitled: Advanced Trauma Training: The Integration of Clinical Hypnosis and EMDR for the Effective Resolution of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Currently, he is one of the Alumni Ambassadors for the University of the Rockies.
Laura Choate, EdD, LPC-S
  Laura Choate, Ed.D., LPC-S has 15 years of experience as a counselor educator at Louisiana State University and 16 years as a Licensed Professional Counselor. She is the author of four books: Girls and Women’s Wellness: Contemporary Counseling Issues and Interventions (2008, American Counseling Association), Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Counselor’s Guide to Prevention and Treatment (edited; 2013, American Counseling Association), Adolescent Girls in Distress: A Guide to Mental Health Treatment and Prevention (2013, Springer Publications), and Swimming Upstream: Parenting Girls for Resilience in a Toxic Culture (release date November, 2015, Oxford University Press). She has 40 publications in journals and in books, most of which have been related to girls’ and women’s wellness. She served as guest editor for the 2012 themed issue on eating disorders in the Journal of Counseling and Development and was awarded the 2013 Best Practices Award by the American Counseling Association for her work in the area of eating disorders treatment.

In addition, she is a former editor of the Journal of College Counseling and was twice the chair of the ACA Publications Committee. She was twice appointed to serve on the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners and is the current Board Chair and the Chair of the Discipline Committee that is responsible for all to the ethical violation charges filed against LPCs in the state of Louisiana. She is the past recipient of the American College Counseling Association Research Award, the LSU Phi Kappa Phi Non-tenured Faculty Award for Humanities and Social Sciences, and the 2014 College of Human Sciences and Education Distinguished Research Award.
 Laura R. Shannonhouse, PhD, NCC, LPC
  Laura R. Shannonhouse, Ph.D., NCC, LPC, is Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, College of Education and Human Development, at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia.

She has authored dozens of articles and book chapters on several topics including the roles of providers in the event of natural disasters, suicide prevention, and multi-cultural issues.

She served as a Staff Counselor at UNCG Counseling & Testing Center, in Greensboro, NC, from 2012-2013, and Private Practice Counselor, at Fisher Park Counseling, Greensboro, NC, in 2012
 Lynn A. Santiago, PhD, LMHC
  Dr. Santiago is a Drug and Alcohol Counselor at the Department of Veterans Affairs and COO and Director of Professional Development at Veterans Counseling Veterans – a non-profit organization with the responsibility of organizing trainings, providing mentorship and supervision to military veterans who are becoming mental health professionals with an interest in providing mental health services to their fellow veterans. Dr. Santiago recently joined the teaching staff at the University of South Florida’s graduate program for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She also works with involved the Florida Behavioral Healthcare Alliance in preparing nonveteran mental health professionals working in the community to better serve our military and veterans by providing trainings about military culture, and the unique challenges veterans face when integrating back into the community. Dr. Santiago is the Founder and team member of the Veterans Administration Suicide Prevention Program.
 Marjorie Weinstock, PhD
 

Marjorie Weinstock, Ph.D. is the Lead, Military Families & CBT for Depression at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. She joined the CDP in 2009 as a deployment behavioral health psychologist at the Naval Medical Center San Diego. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Weinstock spent three years working for the Navy’s Fleet & Family Support Program, where she provided counseling services to military members and their families.

Dr. Weinstock is a graduate of Emory University and received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from the State University of New York-Buffalo. She completed her internship at the Brockton, Massachusetts VA Medical Center and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in clinical research and addictive disorders at the Brown University Training Consortium.

 Mark E. Vogel, PhD
  Dr. Vogel is Director of Behavioral Science and Psychology within Genesys Medical Education Department in Michigan, and Associate Professor for Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine. He is program director of the Primary Care Health Psychology Fellowship Program, a post-doctoral fellowship for clinical psychologists. He chairs the Genesys Institutional Research Board (IRB) and Medical Education Research Committee, and is Chief Psychologist for the Consortium for Advanced Psychology Training. Dr. Vogel is a licensed psychologist and board certified in Clinical Health Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. From 1992-96 he served as co-chair of the Group on Behavioral Science in the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine. He served as Executive Director of the Association of Behavioral Science and Medical Education from 2001-2012. Since 1994 he has been the managing editor of the Annals of Behavioral Sciences and Medical Education for this organization. Within the Society of Behavioral Medicine he was elected chair of the Integrated Primary Care special interest group in 2012.
 Marlene Maheu, PhD
Marlene Maheu is a trainer, author and researcher, Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the TeleMental Health Institute, Inc., where she has overseen the delivery of professional training in telemental health to more than 2400 professionals in 39 countries since 2010. For more than twenty years, Marlene’s focus has focused on the legal and ethical development and use of technologies to better serve behavioral health clients and patients. She has served on a dozen professional association committees and task forces related to telehealth. She consults and lectures internationally on the subject of best practices and risk management in the use of various technologies and has written dozens of peer-reviewed articles, was lead author of two telehealth textbooks, and is currently writing two more. She is a staunch advocate for technology to reach more people, reduce health care costs, and improve the quality of care via self-help, wireless technologies, robotics distance counseling and telesupervision.
Nancy Truett
  Nancy Truett is currently a doctoral student in the Counselor Education and Supervision program at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville (UTK). She has an extensive background in the field of clinical mental health counseling. Ms. Truett earned her master's degree in educational and counseling psychology in 1997 from the University of Tennessee (UTK). She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the Mental Health Service Provider designation in the state of Tennessee. Over the years, Ms. Truett has worked as a children's therapist with Peninsula Lighthouse in their Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs, which led to working with the adolescent, and then adult populations. Ms. Truett has served as the Director of the Parish and School Based Counseling Program for Catholic Charities of East Tennessee-Knoxville, and also served as the Director of the Student Assistance Program at Knoxville Catholic High School, Knoxville's only Catholic high school. She held a grant funded position for four years in which she contracted with a local school system to work with their alternative school, high school and middle school students, as well as with other referred at-risk students across the system, grades K through 12. Ms. Truett maintains a private practice, supervises professionals working toward licensure, and has taught at the community college and college levels. She has expertise in working with substance abuse, other addictive behaviors, and eating disorders. She is a therapist with Cornerstone of Recovery, and is trained in EMDR. She has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, couples, and groups. She has an extensive background, and specialty training, in working with difficult and at-risk children, youth, and their families, which includes having worked with adolescent male sex-offenders. She was an educational talent search counselor, part of the grant funded TRIO programs, for four years, working with at-risk 9th and 10th grade students at three area urban and rural high schools.
 Norman E. Hoffman, PhD, EdD, LMHC, LMFT, CCMHC, CFMHE

At first glance, a clinic, a courtroom, and a nightclub have little in common. One offers treatment; one hears testimony, and one echoes timbre and tempo long into the night. Yet, surface dissimilarities have proven no barrier to Dr. Norman Hoffman. A licensed professional marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor, certified forensic evaluator, and accomplished jazz musician, over the course of his career, Dr. Hoffman has pioneered the integration of these seemingly separate studies to become a leading authority on child development, music therapy, and forensic evaluation as well as the author of a groundbreaking book that could change the way parents raise their children.

Additionally, recognizing that all too often the therapists closest to a family’s troubles were scrutinized regarding credentials and even denied recognition when testifying in a court of law, Hoffman utilized his own experience as an expert courtroom witness in mental health, childhood custody, and competency evaluations to establish the National Board of Forensic Evaluators (NBFE) in 2003.NBFE offers a rigorous forensic evaluator training and certification program for therapists and is the only forensic mental health counselors credentialing organization recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association.

 Richard J. Stride, PsyD, LMHC
Richard J. Stride, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC has been providing forensic mental health services to attorneys and courts since 1996. He has been an expert witness in over 100 cases and consulted in over 150 cases. Dr. Stride has been an expert witness and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. He can also create custom reports and is available for case specific consultation. Richard J. Stride, Psy.D., LPC, LMHC's forensic services include competency, diminished capacity, child custody, workplace harassment, criminal responsibility, child abuse, developmental disabilities, psychological testing, and consultation. Dr. Stride can also do teletherapy / consulting and internet consulting via Skype. Forensic Mental Health Services are completed by Dr. Stride in a professional, objective and thorough manner.
   
 Rob Reinhardt, LPCS, MEd NCC

Rob Reinhardt, LPCS, M.Ed., NCC has his own successful counseling practice and years of experience running, and working in a variety of successful businesses. Prior to becoming an LPC, Rob worked in Information Technology for over ten years, including a position as Director of Information Technology. With a comprehensive mix of technological, clinical, and business experience he can address all facets of a private practice or agency, including the areas many practitioners need help with like Marketing, Technology and Finances. Rob is now an LPCS and column editor for Counseling Today, the professional magazine published by the American Counseling Association. Rob's private practice is completely mobile, and almost entirely paperless. You can read more about him and his work at his various web sites (and on the social media pages linked from them)
Consulting Web Site: www.tameyourpractice.com
Describe Web Site: www.describecards.com
Private Practice Preparedness Web Site: www.privatepracticepreparedness.com
Professional Web Site: www.robreinhardtlpc.com
Private Practice Web Site: www.serenityspringswellness.com
 Stephanie Adams, MA, LPC
 
 Stephanie Weaver, MPa
  Master Sergeant Stephanie Weaver’s military career spans over 20 years and includes service in the New Hampshire National Guard, Active Army, and the California National Guard. She has been involved in substance use disorder reduction since 1999, beginning with the California National Guard’s Drug Demand Reduction Program. In 2003, she was assigned as the California National Guard’s substance abuse program manager, which included initiating a prevention, treatment, and outreach program for National Guard Members. In 2009 she accepted a position with the National Guard Bureau to assist all National Guard Soldiers and Airmen combat and prevent substance use disorder issues and in September of 2010 was selected as the National Guard Counterdrug Liaison to SAMHSA. Master Sergeant Weaver obtained a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Phoenix and her awards and decorations include a Meritorious Service Medal, three Army Commendation Medals, and four Army Achievement Medals.
 Thom Field, PhD, NCC, LMHC (WA), LPC (VA)

Thom Field, PhD, NCC, LMHC (WA), LPC (VA), Associate Professor and Associate Program Director in the Master of Arts in Counseling program at City University of Seattle. Dr. Field is an Associate Professor and Associate Program Director in the Master of Arts in Counseling program at City University of Seattle. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling and Supervision from James Madison University in Virginia. His dissertation on implementing dialectical behavior therapy for adolescents at an inpatient psychiatric unit was awarded the 2013 dissertation research award by the American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA). Thom has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented on the topic of integrating neuroscience and mental health counseling. A National Certified Counselor (NCC), Thom is also licensed as a mental health counselor (LMHC) in Washington and a professional counselor (LPC) in Virginia. Thom has over eight years of clinical counseling experience in outpatient, inpatient, and school settings. He currently works as an independent contractor at a private practice in the greater Seattle area.

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William Brim, PsyD
 

William Brim, Psy.D. is the deputy director of the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP). He joined the CDP in 2007, initially as a deployment behavioral health psychologist at Malcolm Grow (USAF) Medical Center and has served as deputy director since 2008. Prior to joining the CDP, Dr. Brim served on active duty as a psychologist in the United States Air Force from 1997 to 2007.

Dr. Brim received his Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Tennessee and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in clinical psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fl. He is a graduate of the Wilford Hall (USAF) Medical Center Psychology Residency Program and the Wilford Hall Clinical Health Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program.

The focus of Dr. Brim's clinical work, supervision and training is on deployment and redeployment related mental health issues, specifically assessment and treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder and insomnia. Additionally, Dr. Brim focuses on health psychology clinical practice and supervision, the integration of mental health services in primary care and offers forensic psychology expert consultation and witness services.

   

 

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