ANITA MANDLEY, MS, LCPC
Anita Mandley, MS, LCPC, practices at the Center for Contextual Change, where she focuses on clients who’ve experienced trauma. She’s the creator of Integrative Trauma Recovery, a group therapy process for adults with complex PTSD.
WILLIAM DOHERTY, PH.D.
William Doherty, Ph.D., is a professor and director of the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project at the University of Minnesota. His books include Helping Couples on the Brink of Divorce: Discernment Counseling for Troubled Relationships, with Steven Harris. He is cofounder of Better Angels, an initiative to depolarize America.
Financial: William Doherty is the director at Citizen Professional Center; and the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project. Dr. Doherty is a professor at the University of Minnesota. He is an author and receives royalties.
Non-financial: William Doherty is a member of the American Psychological Association.
MARTHA STRAUS, PH.D.
Martha Straus, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Antioch University New England, is the author of No-Talk Therapy for Children and Adolescents, Adolescent Girls in Crisis, and Treating Traumatized Adolescents: Development, Attachment, and the Therapeutic Relationship.
DAVID D. BURNS, M.D
David D. Burns, M.D.,
is an emeritus adjunct clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. His best-selling books, Feeling Good
and the Feeling Good Handbook,
have sold over five million copies worldwide.
Although he was a pioneer in the development of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), in the past 10 years he has created a more powerful approach called TEAM-CBT. Individuals who attend this workshop will be eligible for Level 1 TEAM certification by the Feeling Good Institute in Mt. View, California.
More than 50,000 therapists have attended his training programs over the past 35 years. His website, www.feelinggood.com
, offers many free resources for therapists and clients alike, including his tremendously popular Feeling Good Podcasts which draw more than 50,000 downloads per month.
Financial: David Burns receives royalties from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: David Burns has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
John Sommers-Flanagan is a professor of counselor education at the University of Montana. He received his doctorate in psychology in 1986, completing his pre-doctoral internship at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.
In addition to teaching, research, and supervision, John also has a small independent practice. Previously he was the mental health consultant for Trapper Creek Job Corps (2003-2014), served as executive director of Families First Parenting Programs (1995 to 2003), and was co-host of a radio talk-show on Montana Public Radio titled, “What is it with Men?” His work with youth and parents has been captured for educational purposes on numerous different local and national video productions.
John primarily specializes in working with children, parents, and families. He is author or coauthor of over 50 professional publications, including eight books.
Financial: John Sommers-Flanagan maintains a private practice. He is a professor at the University of Montana. Dr. Sommers-Flanagan receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: John Sommers-Flanagan is a member of the American Counseling Association; the American School Counselors Association; the Montana School Counselor Association; and the American Psychological Association.
DAVID WEXLER, PH.D.
David Wexler, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and executive director of the Relationship Training Institute. He’s the author of six books, including When Good Men Behave Badly and Men in Therapy.
RYAN HOWES, PHD, ABPP
Ryan Howes, PhD, ABPP, is a writer and clinical professor at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology.
Financial: Ryan Howes maintains a private practice. He is a clinical professor at Fuller Graduate School of Psychology. Dr. Howes is a blogger for Psychology Today; and a contributing editor for Psychotherapy Networker Magazine. He is the president and founder of The Psychotherapy Foundation. Dr. Howes receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Ryan Howes is a member of the American Psychological Association; and the American Board of Professional Psychology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology.