ACEP State Representatives
Michael DeMolina, MS, LPC, DCEP
DeMolina, MS, LPC, MAC has over twenty years as a psychotherapist and
educator. He presents trainings in Energy Therapies, NLP Practitioner
& Master Practitioner Certification Courses, the Core Transformation
Process, and a Clinical Hypnotherapy Diploma, as well as Shamanic
Qigong and Tai Chi. Absolutely dedicated to each individual student's
Journey, Michael's Vision is to assist as many people as possible to
fully embrace their Gifts and Purpose, and to facilitate the alignment
of their personal and professional goals with their highest-level
Values. His trainings blend the fun and humor of play within a deeply
safe experience of personal transformation. Michael is Chairman Emeritus
of the National Qigong Association (USA), co-developer of Wisdom
Response Techniques(tm) and co-founder of Wisdom Traditions, an
Integrative Health & Wellness Center.
Sheran Mattson, PsyD, ACAP-EFT
Sheran supports people to be free of self-limiting thoughts and actions and to live life with balance, abundance, purpose, and have fulfilling relationships and careers. Her corporate work life and training in energy techniques such as Hado Energy, Pranic Healing, Dahn Yoga, EFT, the Phoenix Effect, and years of leading spiritual communities provides her with a variety of tools to offer clients. The practical experience of coaching, facilitation, career counseling, strategic planning, and management add to her ability to work effectively with individuals and groups.
Paula Shaw, CADC, DCEP
Paula Shaw counsels in private practice in San Diego, CA. She
lectures, writes and teaches a variety of workshops within her fields
of expertise: addictive disorders, co-dependency and grief. Paula is a
graduate of Long Beach State University with post-graduate specialty
training at Loyola Marymount.
Heather LaChance, MFT, PhD
Heather LaChance, MFT, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist in the Denver, CO area. She has worked as a therapist for over 20 years in a variety of clinical and research settings. Heather received her doctorate from University of CO/Boulder, completed her APA internship at Harvard University and held a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University. After working in research for many years, Heather left academia to pursue her private practice. She focuses on blending traditional therapeutic methods with energy psychology. Heather uses muscle testing, TFT, EFT, EMDR, CBT, meditation and ACT/mindfulness. She is a passionate about encouraging the academic community to research and examine the remarkable effectiveness of energy psychology methods.
Helen P Bressler, MSCP
divides her time between her private counseling practice, where she
offers self-development services and individuals and couple’s
counseling, and a large community health center, where she is a health
education supervisor and health counselor. Helen began her training in
energy psychology 20 years ago, and has integrated energy and
conventional therapies for over a decade. She is dedicated to the
advancement and integration of energy psychology.
to the USA in the 1990s, Helen had a private practice in the UK, and was
a regular speaker at positive living groups.
Helen has a BA in
nursing, an MA in psychotherapy, is a certified coach, and has been
certified in EFT since 2003. She has also been trained in other energy
modalities such as Reiki and needle-free acupuncture. Helen is earning
post-graduate certificates in substance abuse counseling and sex
therapy, and is working toward her license in marriage and family
Idaho - see Washington
Joanne Karpinen, PhD, DCEP
Joanne Karpinen is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified energy psychologist in private practice. She has a secondary business in Eden Energy Medicine (certified practitioner) and teaches classes for the International Network of Esoteric Healing based on the material of DK and Alice Bailey. Her clinical work focuses on phobias, generalized anxiety and post-traumatic stress; depression; acute and chronic health concerns; grief and loss and spiritual issues. Her approach is soul-centered within a psychodynamic framework. She believes in the importance of grounding our spirituality.
Carol Hart, LICSW
Carol is a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice in Tilton, NH. She has worked in the field of mental health for 28 years. She holds a BA in psychology from Keene State College and an MSW from Springfield College. In 2001,she took her first training in Thought Field Therapy, and became a member of ACEP. She has taken foundational courses and certifications in several modalities of energy psychology since then, using some of them in her own work as well as with clients. Her therapy practice combines an ongoing, life-long quest to understand, and become more in contact with the spiritual realms of life, with a dedication to serving others. Last year, she became a member of the New Hampshire Medical Reserve Corp and Behavioral Health Response Team - a coordinated state-wide organization of volunteers available to help with difficult situations or disasters that impact people and communities.
Teresa Lynch, DPT, MHS
Teresa holds a doctorate in physical therapy, a master’s in health sciences, and an alternative graduate degree in holistic massage. She has taught full-time at university and college levels. She is currently the owner of Healing to Wellness, LLC, where she practices Transformational Energy Coaching to empower people to live the life of their dreams through step by step technology. She incorporates energy modalities including EFT, EmoTrance, Events Psychology, Energy Matrix, and Reiki.
Janice Brown-Silveira, MA, LMFT
Phone: 775 771-3866
Janice has a private therapy practice in Reno, Nevada. She received an MA in clinical psychology with a specialization in sports psychology in 1986 from John F. Kennedy University in Orinda, CA. Janice earned her BS in recreation and leisure studies with a therapeutic option in 1976 from San Jose State University. She has been a licensed marriage and family therapist in California since 1992 and in Nevada since 2003. Prior to this, Janice was a nationally certified therapeutic recreation specialist from 1977 to 1997.She is a certified practitioner in EMDR therapy and EFT. Janice also specializes in mindfulness, optimal performance and motivational development for personal lifestyle changes and growth.
Kimberly Flemke, PhD, LMFT
Kimberly Flemke is a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in trauma, couple therapy and sex therapy. She is also a Reiki master, and works with the subtle energetic systems of individuals to help clear energy blockages that may keep them stuck in their lives and in their relationships. She currently serves as adjunct faculty at Drexel University in the Complementary and Integrative Therapies program.
Rod Lind, DCEP
Rod Lind has a BS in psychology and a MA in counseling. He is a national certified counselor, holds a certification in medical hypnosis from the American Psychotherapy and Medical Hypnosis Association and the DCEP from the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology.
His interest in energy psychology began with workshops with Peter Lambrou, PhD, / George Pratt, PhD and Gary Craig in EFT. Recently, Rod completed a New IQ "makeover” with David Gruder, PhD. His supervisor for the DCEP was Mary Sise, MA who co-authored The Energy of Belief.
Rod's work experience includes 11 years as a counselor at the University of Texas at El Paso Counseling Center along with a part-time private practice and then four years in full-time private practice. A significant portion of his private practice caseload was with soldiers and/or spouses, helping them deal more effectively with PTSD, depression and marital issues. Recently, Rod closed his private practice and he and his wife and moved from El Paso, TX to Austin, TX. After settling in, he will begin an online practice utilizing the "makeover” process from David Gruder’s "The New IQ.”
Fred Ward, MSW, CSW
In 2011 Fred retired from John Deere Company in Moline, Illinois after working for 32 years as a mechanical product design and field testing engineer. In 2012, at age 60, Fred moved to Utah and started preparing for his second career as a social worker, counselor, and therapist. By 2016 he had earned a BSW and MSW. He has been working for the Disabled Rights Action Committee in Salt Lake City as a case manager for the past three years.
Fred loves all things related to energy work and energy psychology. During the past 5 years he has studied the fields intensively and has taken various training in Reiki, yoga, EP and mindfulness. Fred’s goal is to work with adults, helping them prepare for their second life from ages 65-90, so that they can be happy, productive, and healthy, fulfilling their role in raising the love, energy level, and spirituality of all life on our wonderful planet.
Washington, Idaho, Oregon
Melinda Moats, MEd, LMHC, DCEP
Moats has over twenty years as a child and family psychotherapist,
parenting educator, and almost fifteen years using EFT, TFT and TAT. She
has had a Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology (DCEP) since
2006. Melinda also has training in trauma and is a member of the
Critical Incident Stress Management Team in her area.
offers online Illuminated Living energy psychology sessions and seminars
on parenting. She created Illuminated Parenting to provide an
opportunity for parents to look deeply into their beliefs and how those
beliefs are passed on to their children. Seminars include "5 Steps to a
Happier Family”, "The Think Out”, "The Stories We Tell Ourselves”, "The
Energy of Parenting”, "Parenting Day by Day: Tapping to Reach Your
Goals”, and "River Rat or Rafting Buddy: Benefits of Sibling Rivalry”.