Debby Vajda is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Corvallis, Oregon.
She has been practicing energy psychology for ten years and is trained in TFT, EFT, TAT, BSFF, Allergy Antidotes, and NeuroModulation Technique, among others.
She is an ACEP certification consultant, a member of the Certification Committee, and is the certification coordinator. She is also the developer and past-coordinator of the Energy Therapy Network of the Mid-Atlantic States.
Carole is a psychologist, certified psychiatric mental health nurse, certified trauma specialist and DCEP. She is founder and CEO of The Stern Center for Developmental and Behavioral Health, a mental health clinic which serves the mental health needs of adults, families, adolescents and children in six counties in SW PA. In addition to traditional out-patient services, the Stern Center provides in home services for children and adolescents at risk for out of home placement as well as children and adult on the Autism Spectrum. Carole specializes in trauma related disorders and developed a specialized trauma focused family based program which is licensed by the state of PA.
Carole is trained in traditional therapies including CBT, Gestalat , biofeedback, Core-Somatics, Feldenkrais, and Reike. She is also trained in EMDR, TFT,DX, EFT. Carole served as ACEP’s Education Director for over 6 years prior to her current role as president.
Her passions are travel and world cultures, skiing, and quarter horses.
Lynn is a licensed psychologist in private practice in Roswell, Georgia. In addition to her general practice, she specializes in the treatment of severe trauma, including Dissociative Identity Disorder and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. She has extensive experience in the training of other clinicians in both conventional and alternative approaches to treatment and has given numerous presentations in the U.S., the U.K., and Canada. Her favorite topics include ways to combine energy psychology with the best of traditional therapy, especially in the treatment of trauma.
Lynn is well traveled in pursuit of her studies. She received her A.B. from Radcliffe College in Cambridge, MA, and her master’s from the University of Hawaii/Manoa. She completed her Ph.D. in developmental psychology at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and later respecialized in clinical psychology at Georgia State University in Atlanta.
Lynn is an Approved Consultant for the ACEP Certification process and Chair of the Certification Committee. She is trained in AIT, EFT, TAT, BSFF, Allergy Antidotes, and clinical hypnosis. Before going into clinical practice, she was a tenured faculty member at Southeast Missouri State University, where she taught graduate and undergraduate courses on child, adolescent, and life-span development and the psychology of death and dying. She is the author of Understanding Trauma and Dissociation: A Guide for Therapists, Patients, and Loved Ones and co-author of Taming Trauma Beasties: Helping Children Confront Trauma and Heal.
Jim Klopman has been a successful manager and entrepreneur in the textile industry for 20 years. Then he took a mid-career retirement to spend more time with his family. That left him with free time to explore the wold of human energy systems. Jim believes organizations also have their own energy systems that reflect their success or failure. He is currently writing and researchiing what he has discovered.
Jim has been a board member for several years. His main responsibilities has been advising the ACEP presidents and board on management and organizational dynamics. He is based in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bob was appointed to the position of Executive Director in September of 2008. Prior to this he was on ACEP's Board of Directors for three years. During that time he served as the Conference Director, as well as being heavily involved in many of ACEP's key initiatives. Bob focused on improving many operational and financial aspects of ACEP.
He is a licensed psychologist and coach in Haverford, Pennsylvania. He is clinical member of AAMFT and an approved consultant for the ASCH. He is author of Tools for Transforming Trauma (2002), Posttramatic Stress Disorder: A Clinicians Guide (1991), We're No Fun Anymore: Helping Couples Cultivate Joyful Marriages Through The Power of Play (2011). From 1989-1996 he was president of the Institute for Advanced Clinical Training, where he organized 11 conferences on trauma, Ericksonian Hypnosis and Brief Therapy, training over 10,000 therapists. He is diagnostically trained in TFT.
Bob has presented numerous workshops internationally on Ericksonian therapy and treating trauma, energy psychology as well as numerous workshops for businesses. He balances work with playing guitar in a rock-and-roll band. He is based in Ardmore, Pennsylvania.
Mandi’s journey in the mental health field has led her through many service lines with multiple roles in her home state of PA. Mandi has provided direction to clinical and administrative directors in residential, in home and outpatient mental health facilities. A Certified Trainer in Functional Behavioral Assessment in Pennsylvania with an emphasis on Autism Spectrum Disorder treatment planning, she is currently the Director of Autism Services for Highlands Hospital. Mandi is the Educational Director for Highlands Hospital Center for Autism and oversees the Child Diagnostic Center. Mandi is also the voice of Highlands for the organization's radio commercial series.
Originally trained in EMDR and TFT Test Dx TM to treat trauma, mood and pain disorders, and learning challenges, Mandi has been using a variety of energy modalities with children, adolescents and adults, and staff across settings for many years. Mandi is also a certification consultant for ACEP and has expanded the Education Committee division to ensure that ACEP brings the highest quality of EPwork to our members.
Betsy Muller is a holistic business coach, certified energy health practitioner, certified energy coach, and speaker. Her company, The Indigo Connection LLC, is dedicated to providing women and holistic entrepreneurs with coaching for prosperity, application of spiritual leadership principles and health-enhancing energy balance tools. She is an accomplished practitioner and teacher of EFT. Her passion is integrating positive energy and spiritual healing into real world life and business applications.
After decades working in a variety of traditional business and health care management settings, life changed in 2001 when she discovered energy psychology techniques at a conference in Switzerland. Since then, her passion has been to help others enjoy balanced and purposeful lives by integrating energy modalities into life and business applications.
Betsy’s work experience has included group medical practice management, healthcare sales & marketing, human resources, government affairs, real estate planning, wellness education, financial management and biochemical research & development. Past employers include PPG Industries, Southwest General Health Center, BP Oil Company and OsteoMed II/New Medical Awareness Seminars, (Dr. Sherri Tenpenny’s medical practice and related products/seminars).
Betsy earned a BA in chemistry and an MBA in systems management. She is a certified medical office manager and an ordained minister. She makes her home in Strongsville, Ohio.
Fred P. Gallo, Ph.D., clinical psychologist, has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and manuals. He has also authored and co-authored eight books, including Energy Psychology; Energy Diagnostic and Treatment Methods; Energy Tapping (with H. Vincenzi); and Energy Tapping for Trauma. He coined the term Energy Psychology and published the first professional book in the field. Since 1980, he has been training professionals in various therapeutic approaches. Since 1993, he has been offering training internationally in Advanced Energy Psychology: energy diagnostic and treatment methods (EDxTMÔ), energy consciousness therapy (ECTÔ), and the identity method (IM™). He has presented on Energy Psychology throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe, in addition to parts of the Pacific Rim, China, and Africa.
Dr. Gallo studied with Dr. Roger J. Callahan, founder of thought field therapy (TFT), and Dr. John Diamond, founder of behavioral kinesiology (BK). He also studied and practiced cognitive behavioral therapy, Gestalt Therapy, neurolinguistic programming (NLP), and Ericksonian hypnotherapy.
He began his professional career as a teacher and counselor after undergraduate and graduate study in philosophy at Duquesne University. He later attended training in clinical psychology and child development, receiving an MA from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D from the University of Pittsburgh. He has been on the faculty of Penn State University and has also worked in the fields of corrections, mental retardation, child welfare, chemical dependency, and hospital psychology. In addition to private practice, he is associated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Meadville Medical Center, Mind-Body Wellness Center, North Star Behavioral Health, and Children’s Aid Society of Mercer County.
Dr. Gallo is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology. He and his wife, Carolyn, live in New Wilmington, PA. He can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. His Energy Psychology website is at www.energypsych.com.
Marlene’s passion and expertise is helping entrepreneurs and professionals achieve greater success with less stress and have more fun and ease in their lives. Marlene augments well founded and proven traditional coaching techniques with energy psychology processes to help her clients move quickly through personal and professional blocks and setbacks, to become inspiring leaders, to resolve troubling relationships and to increase their professional net worth.
An award-winning coach, Marlene is certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She is a Past President of the Calgary Association of Professional Coaches (CAPC) and Founder of the annual Banff Coaches Conference.
Marlene is a professional member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS). She is certified as an Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Theta Healing™ practitioner.
Wade H. Cockburn, MA, ABD is a Relational Somatic Psychotherapist and a Qualified Mental Health Professional. He previously was the clinical supervisor and family, individual, and child therapist at an Oregon children’s day-treatment center. He and his wife have recently relocated to the Houston area where he is finishing his dissertation and preparing to defend this spring.
After 30+ years as a successful small business owner, Wade entered graduate school to continue his service career as a psychotherapist. He was introduced to EP as a client in the early 90’s before being trained in 2006 and joined ACEP in 2008. He also conducts workshops and trainings in authentic communication, relationships, and parenting. Along with ACEP, he is a member of the APA and the US Association of Body Psychotherapists.
John lives in Moorestown, NJ and is a NJ licensed psychologist in private practice with over 30 years of experience. He is a Member of the American Psychological Association, and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management and a Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology. He is also a Member, and past Executive Board Member, of the New Jersey Psychological Association, and a Past President of the South Jersey Psychological Association. In addition, John has been a long-time member of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH).
John initially studied Thought Field Therapy (TFT) with Dr. Fred Gallo, and then with Dr. Roger Callahan. He has also studied with Dr. John Diamond. In 1998 John authored and introduced Touch And Breathe (TAB) as an alternative treatment approach (in lieu of tapping) with TFT, EFT and other meridian based psychotherapies. He has contributed to the theoretical formulation regarding the effectiveness of these approaches, and has introduced the concepts of Frequency Resonance Coherence, Elaters and “in-orders”, Harmonizers, and the Emotional Signaling Mechanism. John is the lead author of Evolving Thought Field Therapy: The Clinician's Handbook of Diagnoses, Treatment, and Theory (Diepold, Britt, and Bender; 2004). He also authored Thought Field Therapy: Advancements in theory and practice, which appears as the lead Chapter in Energy Psychology and Psychotherapy (Ed., F. Gallo; 2002). John has recently co-authored “Thought field therapy and QEEG changes in the treatment of trauma: A case study” (Diepold & Goldstein, 2009; Traumatology, March 2009, vol. 15: pp 85-93).
John’s latest interest is the development of Heart Assisted Therapy (HAT) that merges traditional psychotherapy principles with heart energy and learning from 16 years of using energy psychotherapy approaches. A book on HAT is currently in progress. John has been training and supervising licensed mental health care providers in the US and in Europe for 13 years.
Kristin Holthuis is a Dutch family physician who has lived and worked in Costa Rica for over 16 years now. In her holistic private practice she combines Family Medicine with Energy Psychology and Flower Essences to enhance self-care, healing and spiritual development in her patients.
She is a certified EFT teacher (AAMET, AHEFT) and a board member of ACEP and the AHEFT (Associación Hispana de EFT). She is also a co-teacher candidate for the ACEP certification program.
Her goal is to enhance access for Spanish speaking professionals to the ACEP certification program, which has been active since 2011 in Costa Rica.
Rod Lind is a National Certified Counselor, holds a Certification in Medical Hypnosis and Diplomate status in Comprehensive Energy Psychology, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Currently, he is the Texas representative for ACEP.
Rod’s interest in Energy Psychology began in 2002 when he attended workshops given by Peter Lambrou, Ph.D./George Pratt, Ph.D. and Gary Craig. At the time he was working at a major University in the Counseling Center as a Mental Health and Career Counselor and had a part-time private practice.
Since 2010, Rod has been working as a contract professional, primarily at Ft. Hood, helping soldiers and family members deal more effectively with challenges military life presents.
Phil Mollon qualified in clinical psychology at Leeds University in the UK in 1976. He subsequently trained in psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic, qualifying in 1985. Later, he trained as a psychoanalyst with the Institute of Psychoanalysis in London. He is the author of ten professional books, on a range of psychoanalytically oriented topics, including shame, trauma, dissociation, and self-psychology. Over the last ten years he has been immersed in the study and development of energy psychology approaches. His most recent book is Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy, exploring the interface between energy psychology and psychoanalytic perspectives. He is a Diplomate and Certification Consultant for ACEP. Through his background in clinical psychology and psychoanalysis, he has been able to introduce many of those in more traditional fields to the possibilities of energy psychology. He works in psychiatric settings within the British National Health Service, as well as privately.
Robert Pasahow, Ph.D., TFT adv has been a licensed psychologist in private practice in Northfield, New Jersey. He has been the Director of Affiliates in Psychotherapy for over 30 years. Bob is a member of the American Psychological Association and the New Jersey Psychological Association. He is a Diplomate in Medical Psychotherapy.
Bob originally has practiced in psychodynamic, cognitive therapy and EMDR. He has been trained by Dr. Roger Callahan since 1998. His clinical specialties are in treatment for PTSD, chronic pain, anxiety, depressed and panic disorders. He has authored a number of journal articles on depression, chronic pain, tinnitus and the emergence of insight in energy psychotherapies. He has been integrating TFT, EFT, and Energy Medicine and currently is writing a book on the synergy of utilizing these energy psychotherapies. He recently completed a manuscript with Doris Rapp and Roger and Joanne Callahan on techniques to enhance the treatment effectiveness of energy psychotherapies.