ACEP's CEP Certification Consultants
The consultants on this list are qualified to work with CEP certification candidates who have completed the module tests and certification workshops. Candidates are encouraged to contact the consultant of their choice to meet the consultation requirement that is a vital component of the certification program.
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- Consultants set their own fees for individual and group consultation.
- Consultant candidates are in training to become certification consultants, and hours with them count the same as hours with certification consultants.
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Ann Adams, LCSW, DCEP, EFT-Cert Honors, AAMET Trainer of Trainer
46 Ridgeview Drive
Silver Creek, GA 30173
Phone: 706-291-2426 or 706-290-4761
Modalities: Primary focus is on EFT. While Ann has trained in many techniques including EMDR, Touch for Health, TAT, BSFF, NLP and diagnostic TFT as well as many ACEP breakouts and one-day workshops, she comes back to the art of delivery with EFT for its power, simplicity, and ease of learning and use by the participant. Ann has over 30 years of experience in the mental health field. An international EFT trainer, she authored EFT 4 PowerPoint, an EFT training package and coauthored the course books, EFT Level 1 (and 2) Comprehensive Training Resource.
Websites: www.FromtheDeskofAnnAdams.com (blog) www.eft4powerpoint.com, www.MarketingYourEFTPractice.com, www.EFTMasterTraining.com and www.EFTforAddictions.com
Consultant Candidate: Dianne "Dizy” Brown M.Ed, LPC, NCC, DCEP
Member: ACA, LPCANC, ACEP
Gateways: A Therapeutic Alternative
1104 Arendell St.
Morehead City, NC 28557
Phone: (252) 726-4008
Modalities: TFT; EFT; Radical Forgiveness, a spiritually based practice; Past Life Regression Therapy; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Eriksonian; NLP; Reiki; Touch for Health; Emotional Stress Release; Applied Kinesiology; Breathwork; Yoga; and Qigong.
I integrate EP techniques into all of my sessions, incorporating work from Michael Gach, Louise Hay and many others, which has ultimately evolved to a blended EP style. I am passionate about my work and enjoy working with women in transitions such as life change, relationship, career, and empty nesting. Specialties in PTSD, anxiety and depression.
Patricia Butler, LMHC, DCEP, CEEMP
Orlando Health EAP, Manager and Counselor
1414 Kuhl Ave., MP 36
Orlando, Florida 32806
Patricia Butler, M.A., is a licensed mental health counselor who provides counseling for the staff at Orlando Health, a large multi-hospital system in central Florida. She is certified in both energy psychology (Diplomate, Comprehensive Energy Psychology) and energy medicine (Eden Energy Medicine – Advanced Practitioner), and has been studying, practicing, and teaching energy therapies since 1998.
In 2003, having seen how valuable these tools were in helping the healthcare staff, she started the Energy Medicine program at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, one of the hospitals within the Orlando Health system, and began working with cancer patients using both EM and EP. Over the years, she’s taught energy medicine to a number of nurses and social workers, and has welcomed other forms of energy therapies into the program. Pat works primarily with adults regarding a wide array of issues, but she specializes in crisis work, trauma, grief, mood disorders, relationship issues, chronic stress and chronic illness, especially cancer-related challenges. She is a consultant with ACEP and a co-trainer for the Certification Training Program.
Modalities: Energy Psychology: TFT/TEST/EFT; 12 years of experience. Energy Medicine: Certified Eden Energy Medicine Practitioner with training in several other modalities; Founded Energy Medicine Program within Mind/Body/Spirit Center at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Orlando.
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor Oklahoma License # 59, LADC
Consultant Candidate: Gary Cone, Ph.D, DCEP
Board Approved Supervisor, Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
The Cone Center For Living In Choice
4334 N.W. Expressway Suite 270
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73116
Modalities: Creator of the Energy Matrix Clearing System©, a combined form of EP and energy medicine, the foundational method used in his private practice. Certified Radical Forgiveness Practitioner, Ceremony and Workshop leader. AAMET Level Two Practitioner of EFT. Licensed Scientific Investigator of the Institute of Technical Energy Medicine, Inc. in the use of the Resonant Field Imaging™. Reiki Master. Harmonic Translation
System: a computerized instrument for the analysis and composition of subtle energies promoting psycho-spiritual states of mind and emotional equilibrium. In private practice since 1991, Dr. Cone specializes in addictions, PTSD, dysfunctional family systems, anxiety, depression, limiting beliefs, phobias, compulsions, stress and trauma from abuse.
Author of How to Manifest Your Dreams: Learn the Power of Living In Choice and Energy Matrix Clearing System© (EMCS©): A SACRED PRACTICE
Consultant Candidate: Sue Davis, MA, LPC, DCEP
Licensed Professional Counselor
Modalities: TAT Trainer, Board Certified in Biofeedback (Senior Fellow), Certified in HeartMath. Well-versed in TAT, EFT, TFT algorithms, and Eden Energy Medicine.
Sue began in the field of helping others as a biofeedback therapist working with patients with chronic pain in 1986. She has been working at Kaiser Permanente in the NW region for 20 years and has been including energy psychology techniques into her work with patients for the past 12 years. She is available to consult with others who want to put energy psychology techniques into their work helping others.
Michael DeMolina, MS, LPC, MAC
401 W. International Airport Road, #17
Anchorage, AK 99518
Michael 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. 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 and wellness center.
John H. Diepold, Jr., PhD, DCEP
NJ Licensed Psychologist , Diplomate, American Academy of Pain Management
Member APA, NJPA, SCEH
Victoria Medical Arts, East Bldg.
703 E. Main Street
Moorestown, NJ 08057
Office phone: 856-778-9300
Modalities: Evolving Thought Field Therapy (EvTFT), TFT/EFT, TAT, Hypnosis and relaxation training. Co-Author of Evolving Thought Field Therapy (2004; WW Norton, NY). Originator of the Touch-and-Breathe (TAB) treatment approach, and the concept and treatment of elaters (positive emotions). Clinical interests involve treatment of trauma (e.g., PTSD, DID), anxiety conditions, sport and performance issues, pain management, and trichotillomania.
Stephanie Eldringhoff, MA, LMFT, DCEP
Clinical Member of American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
1611 116th Ave NE, Suite 212
Bellevue, WA 98004
Modalities: Diagnostic TFT, EFT, Thought Energy Synchronization, Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine, Hypnotherapy (Ericksonian and NLP), Assemblage Point Work with Cheyenne Maloney, Pranic Healing, Allergy Antidotes, Touch for Health, Applied Kinesiology, Reconnective Healing and The Reconnection, Reiki and a blending of many other modalities gathered since 1974.
A past ACEP board member and currently on the ACEP Certification Committee, Stephanie's recent theories are presented in the DVD/Workbook class, "Emotional First-Aid".
Websites: www.SubtleEnergyWork.com,www.EmotionalFirst-Aid.com, www.rapidrelief.com
Consultant Candidate: Mandi Freger, M.Ed., DCEP
Director of Autism Services, Highlands Hospital
323 Breakneck Road
Connellsville PA 15425
Office: (724) 603-3360
Phone: (724) 640-8452
Modalities: Originally trained in EMDR Level I and Level II, TFT, TEST Dx. Currently using an eclectic approach of chakra, biofield and meridian modalities.
I have used energy work across many clinical settings including residential and outpatient for over a decade with adults and children with many diagnoses including, but not limited to: trauma, autism, mood disorders, and ADHD.
Michael D. Galvin, PhD, DCEP
Independent Practice, Core Affiliate Faculty at the Colorado School of Professional Psychology, University of the Rockies and Clinical Supervisor at the Rockies Counseling Center
315 East San Rafael
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2405
Phone: 719-634-4444 or 719-661-6364
Modalities: Trained in TFT diagnostic level, EFT, TEST, EDxTM, TAT, and EMDR. Past ACEP Board Member; current Ethics Committee Member.
Co-author of Energy Psychology and EMDR, ACEP Certification Trainer and EMDRIA Approved Consultant. Trainer, Consultant, and Psychotherapist in English, Spanish and French. Colorado License in Psychology 508.
Consultant Candidate: Nancy Gnecco, MEd, LPC, DCEP
3 Dunroven Dr.
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Nancy is an energy psychotherapist and licensed professional counselor in the state of Maine. She is an EFT master, TAT trainer, and uses DEH, Matrix Reimprinting, and Comprehensive Chakra Therapy for working with the body's energy centers. Nancy maintains a private practice in Maine and works by phone or SKYPE with people all over the world. She specializes in helping people to come into alignment with their soul's purpose by clearing trauma, correcting destructive life patterns and re-programming negative belief systems that have prevented people from living lives of authenticity and personal peace.
David Gruder, PhD, DCEP
CA Licensed Psychologist (PSY9266)
CA Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT18889)
302 Washington Ave., #1130
San Diego, CA 92103
Email (preferred method of contact): drdavid@TheNewIQ.com
Modalities: CEP, EFT, TFT, TAT, BSFF, HBLU, GSH, AIT, IEP, EP Essentials, and other energy modalities, in addition to a wide range of integrative and non-EP modalities, including Life Makeovers based on my six-award-winning book, The New IQ: How Integrity Intelligence Serves You, Your Relationships, and Our World. Co-founder and first president of ACEP and DCEP/CEHP certification program co-developer and senior trainer.
"I co-create a loving collaborative world where integrity, happiness, health and prosperity are at last united and integrated, by embodying and facilitating this journey with innovative leaders in businesses, nonprofits, mental health and governance." LIMITED AVAILABILITY AS A CERTIFICATION CONSULTANT.
Websites: www.DrGruder.com, www.IntegrityRevolution.com, www.TheNewIQ.com
Mary Hammond, MA, LPC, DCEP
Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapy Supervisor
835 Fran St. SE
Salem Oregon 97306
Office: 866.628.1010 or 503-585-8992
Modalities: Mary is trained in Meridian Therapies, HBLU, TAT, BSFF, TAB, NLP and EMDR and is a developer of Dynamic Energetic Healing®.
Mary is an energy psychology enthusiast and formerly served as membership director of the ACEP board.
She co-authored Dynamic Energetic Healing®: Soul Work at the Origins in Energy Psychology and Psychotherapywith Fred Gallo, PhD and Living Your Soul's Purpose: Wellness and Passion with Energy Psychology and Energy Medicine. She has much expertise in assisting consultees with treating chronic mental-emotional and physical illnesses. Her passion is teaching people to live their soul's purpose, and she views consulting as both collaborative and empowering for her consultees.
Kristin Holthuis, MD, DCEP
Medicina de Luz – Holistic Health Center
Sabanilla, San José, Costa Rica
Phone: (00-6506) 2225-9724 / 8301-1616
Kristin Holthuis is a Dutch family physician who lives and works in Costa Rica. In her holistic private practice she combines medical attention with energy psychology (EFT, TAT, DEH, and HMR) and flower essences. She is also a board member of ACEP, an ACEP certification co-trainer and ACEP´s representative for Latin America.
Kristin has introduced the ACEP certification program in Costa Rica and is also an EFT trainer certified by AAMET. Areas of special interest: chronic diseases, preventive strategies and self-care, integration with flower essences, and how to introduce EP in schools, institutes, universities and so forth.
Languages: English, Spanish, Dutch and some conversational German
Kristin Holthuis es médica de familia que vive y trabaja en Costa Rica hace unos 16 años. En su centro de salud holística ella combina atención médica con varias modalidades de la psicología energética, (como EFT, TAT, DEH y HMR) y integra las esencias florales en la consulta.
Además es representante de ACEP para America Latina, y es miembra de la Junta Directiva de ACEP y co-entrenadora del programa de certificación de ACEP.
Ha introducido el programa de certificación de ACEP en Costa Rica y además es entrenadora en EFT, certificada por la AAMET y la AHEFT (Asociación Hispana de EFT).
Areas de interés especial: Enfermedades crónicas, estrategias de prevención y auto-cuidado, integración con esencias florales, cómo introducir la psicología energética en escuelas, institutas y universidades, etc.
Idiomas: inglés, español, holandés y un poco de alemán.
Ubald Hullin, DCEP
Psychologist, MS (University of Zürich)
Independent Private Practice for Integrative Psychology, Mental Health Coaching, Stress Management Seminars, Business Development Consultant
70597 Stuttgart, Germany
Modalities: Comprehensive energy psychology with many forms of integration that include Quick Remap, Full Remap, BSFF, EFT, TAB, Mace, TAT, Training in Neurolink.
Areas of special interest: Developing healthy business and personal practices, dealing with life crises and burn-out, addressing chronic pain conditions, establishing self-confidence, improving sports and other performance skills, handling learning disabilities, and controlling aggressive tendencies.
Languages: German, English
Lynn Mary Karjala, PhD, DCEP, EFT-ADV
Modalities: EFT, AIT, TAT, BSFF, Allergy Antidotes, and clinical hypnosis. General adult practice, with specialization in the treatment of severe trauma, including PTSD, dissociative disorders, grief and bereavement.
Dr. Karjala is the chair of the CEP Certification Committee and a trainer in the CEP program. 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.
Consultant Candidate: Joanne M. Karpinen, PhD, DCEP
MI Licensed Clinical Psychologist
4111 Okemos Road, Suite 104 Okemos, MI 48864
Joanne is a licensed clinical psychologist working in private practice in Michigan and teaches Ageless Wisdom energy healing with the International Network of Esoteric Healing.
Modalities: EFT, Meridian-based therapies, EMDR, Reiki; currently studying the Eden Energy Medicine certification program. She emphasizes grounded spirituality and ethical practice. Joanne's clinical work is geared toward anxiety disorders such as post- traumatic stress, phobias and generalized anxiety; depression; acute and chronic health concerns; grief and loss and spiritual issues. Her approach includes proper nutrition and is soul- centered within a psychodynamic framework.
Jim Lane, PhD, DCEP
Arizona Licensed Psychologist #1047
4015 S. McClintock, Suite 101
Tempe, AZ 85282
Office Phone: 480-897-6261
Modalities: TFT, AcuPower, TAT, BSFF, EFT, EMDR, HBLU Level 1, Seemorg Matrix, Energy Medicine, Relationship Energy Repatterning, Reiki, Pranic Healing, Reconnective Healing®, NBCCH certified fellow in clinical hypnotherapy.
Marion MacIntyre, PhD, DCEP
The Ritchie Mill
# 201, 10171 Saskatchewan Drive
Canada T6T 1G1
Office Phone: 780-439-3960
Home Phone: 780-440-0915
EDXTM, (Fred Gallo), Individualized Energy Psychotherapy (Dorothy Hover-Kramer) Energy Medicine, (Donna Eden & David Feinstein), Balancing the Brain, (Barbara Stone) Seemorg Matrix, (Asha Clinton), HBLU (Judith Swack) JMT, (Jaffe/Mellor) EFT, (Lee Pulos and Michael DeMolina), TAT, (Tapas Fleming), Allergy Antidotes, (Sandra Radomski) Energy Psychology Essentials, (David Gruder), The Energy of Belief (Mary Sise), Healing Emotional and Physical Pain, (Maggie Phillips), Second Chance At Your Dream (Dorothea Hover-Kramer), Five Element Consciousness, (Nan Lu) Soul Detective, Levels 1 & 2 (Barbara Stone)
Marion has attended 10 ACEP Conferences and 10 Toronto Energy Psychology Conferences. She has also organized twelve energy psychology workshops for therapists in her role as workshop coordinator for The Alberta Society of Energy Therapies in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Phil Mollon, PhD, DCEP
UK Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Psychoanalyst
27 Meadow Way
Letchworth Garden City, Herts
SG6 3JB, United Kingdom
Phone: [H] 44  1462 679825.
Cell: 44 7828164959
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Modalities: Training in many energy psychology approaches including Thought Field Therapy (Callahan techniques), TAT, EFT, BSFF, Emotrance, Seemorg Matrix Basics, and EMDR
With his background as a clinical psychologist, psychoanalyst (IPA), and psychotherapist (Tavistock Clinic Qualification), Dr. Mollon has developed an integrated approach that he describes as Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy. Aspects of his work are represented in his book EMDR and the Energy Therapies: Psychoanalytic Perspectives (Karnac, 2005), and in his most recent book, Psychoanalytic Energy Psychotherapy (Karnac 2008). Topics of earlier (non-energy psychological) books have included trauma, shame, and Kohutian self psychology.
Gregory J. Nicosia, PhD, DCEP
Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist #PS003167-L
3519 Bigelow Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone: 412-683-8378
Modalities: Comprehensive Energy Psychology
Dr. Nicosia is the originator of Thought Energy Synchronization Therapy, EP applications to physical and emotional trauma, and pain cognitive dysfunction in adults and children. With extensive research background and interest in EMDR and energy psychology, he is a substance abuse professional, certified neurofeedback provider, certified forensic examiner, and EMDR consultant.
Gary Peterson, MD, DCEP
Board Certified in Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry
Distinguished Fellow American Psychiatric Association
Fellow American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
103 Edwards Ridge Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Modalities: Primary focus is using EFT and its derivatives
Trained in EDxTM and TFT with Fred Gallo, Seemorg Matrix with Asha Clinton, TAT with Tapas Fleming, Touch for Health and Professional Kinesiology Practice with Arlene Green, Emotional Stress Release and Personology and Physiognomy with Bruce Dew, Dr. Peterson has received over 800 hours of training in energy psychology and kinesiology methods. He is an EMDRIA Approved Consultant and author of Energy Healing in Psychotherapy (2006).
Cheryl M Rohrig, MS, DCEP
WA Licensed Mental Health Counselor
CA Marriage and Family Counselor
P.O. Box 8153
Spokane WA 99203
Phone: 509-448-5431 or 509-869-5870
Modalities: HBLU, Advanced Integrative Therapy, TAT, EFT, TFT, BSFF,
NLP, EMDR, Interactive Guided Imagery, as well as more traditional approaches.
Consultant Candidate: Melody E Romeo, MFT,DCEP, ACC
50 Goldenrod Lane
Sequim, WA 98382
Melody has 40 years’ experience as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Clinical Member of AAMFT. She is also a Certified Life Coach through the International Coaching Federation. For 20 years she has practiced Energy Psychology for trauma, anxiety, grief and depression with adults and adolescents. She is incorporating it into Life Coaching. She is currently a TA for Level I and II CEP trainings with Stephanie Eldringhoff in Seattle and consulting with other psychotherapists. Melody is highly committed to training other professionals in incorporating these methods into both their work and personal self-care. She is available for consulting in person or by “Skype” type methods.
Modalities: I utilize CEP, TFT and Donna Eden’s Energy Medicine having trained extensively with Stephanie Eldringhoff, Dorothea Hover- Kramer and attended various workshops with Donna Eden and David Feinstein. I have also attended AIT and EFT workshop and breakout sessions at the ACEP conference. Over the years Cognitive Behaviorial therapy, NLP, and self-hypnosis have all remained part of my work. Life Coaching is a separate discipline from psychotherapy. Energy Psychology methods can be applied to help people move forward.
Robert Schwarz, PsyD, DCEP
233 E. Lancaster Ave., Suite 104
Ardmore, PA 19003
Modalities of energy psychology and related fields used in his practice include: TFTdx, EFT, AFT, Comprehensive Energy Psychology, NLP, and Ericksonian Hypnosis. He is also well trained in Mars Venus Work - a different kind of energy work.
Bob is a licensed psychologist and is currently the executive director of ACEP and organizes its annual conference. He is the author of the webinar, "Energy Psychology Theory Practice and Research".
Bob has always focused on integrated approaches to energy work, psychotherapy and neuroscience. In his work he balances energy psychology with practical approaches to living and success. He is author of the following books: Tools for Transforming Trauma and PTSD: A Clinician's Guide and We’re No Fun Anymore.
Mary Sise, LCSW, DCEP
Center for Integrative Psychotherapy, Inc.
582 New Loudon Road
Latham, NY 12110
Office Phone: 518-785-8576
Modalities: Trained in diagnostic TFT with Roger Callahan, TAT with Tapas Fleming, Seemorg Matrix (now AIT) with Asha Clinton, and BSFF with Larry Nims. Also trained in EMDR and Clinical Hypnosis. Specialization in integrating energy psychology into the treatment of trauma and multiply traumatized patients.
Mary's recent focus is more on releasing beliefs with energy psychology. Mary is co-author of the book The Energy of Belief: Psychology’s Power Tools to Focus Intention and Release Blocking Beliefs. She created course work on integrating energy psychology and trauma including an 8 week online course through nicabm.com and has produced several videos on using energy psychology for stress management and trauma treatment. Mary is also past president of ACEP.
Loretta Sparks, MA, LMFT (#7936), DCEP
EFT Master; Diplomate, Comprehensive Energy Psychology
Certified Addiction Specialist
P.O. Box 424
Hermosa Beach, CA 90267
Phone and FAX: 310- 374-0440
Modalities: Extensive training with energy psychotherapy innovators and developers: Thought Field Therapy, TFTDX (Callahan); Emotional Freedom Techniques (Craig); Touch for Health, Level I-IV (Thie); Healing From The Body Level Up Levels I-IV (Swack); Tapas Acupuncture Techniques, (Fleming); Be Set Free Fast, (Nims); NLP (James).
The focus of Loretta’s work is on Emotional Freedom Techniques, not only because of its effectiveness, but also because of the ease with which it can be accessed and learned. She has taught energy psychotherapy to professional audiences nationally and internationally for the last 10 years. As an author, she has contributed to three books written on the application of EFT and has been a contributing editor to EFT founder Gary Craig’s newsletter, EFT Insights.
Jonathan Speare, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, DCEP
225 First St. North, #3100
Virginia, MN 55792
Phone: 218-741-3740 (w), 218-262-2503 (h)
Modalities: trained in and use TFT dx, EFT, EDxTM, TAT,
Seemorg Matrix, also some training in TEST, HBLU, BSFF, and Pranic
Barbara Stone, PhD, LISW, DCEP
1817 SR 83, Unit 513
Millersburg, OH 44654
Modalities: Diagnostic TFT, BSFF, EMDR, Theta Healing,
AIT, Reiki, Integrated Energy Therapy® (IET), JMT, and NeuroModulation
Dr. Stone developed Soul Detective Protocols using energy psychology to clear past life trauma and energetic attachments,
presented in Invisible Roots: How Healing Past Life Trauma Can Liberate
Your Present. Her newest book, Transforming Fear into Gold: How Facing
What Frightens You the Most Can Heal and Light Up Your Heart presents a
Soul Detective Protocol for working with detrimental energies.
Languages: English and Spanish
Web sites: www.SoulDetective.net, www.learniet.com/barbara_stone.asp,
www.invisibleroots.com and www.transformingfearintogold.com