Presenters

Lee Cartwright

Presenter - SOLD OUT

An SWC alumnus, developed Shifting Consciousness through Dimensions (SCtD), a neurological system for transforming trauma and personal limitations. He has written three books on SCtD: The Qi to Unlocking Trauma and Limiting Behaviors; Neurological Approaches to Dream Work; and The Body Evolving Spirit. DVDs of Lee’s presentation on Mending Broken Hearts will be available at the conference.

    Ginna Clark

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    Ginna Clark, M.A., LPCC, ATR-BC, is a psychotherapist in private practice and the Director of the Human Sexuality Certificate Program at SWC. She is an advanced candidate at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis and teaches doctoral seminars on psychoanalysis and sexuality at the Institute of Contemporary Psychoanalysis in Los Angeles, CA.

      Robin Duda

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      Robin Duda, M.S., Dance Therapy, M.S.W., has developed a unique process of conscious soul retrieval called Soul AlchemyTM. She maintains a private practice in Santa Fe, NM, specializing in a team approach with a variety of modalities, and trains facilitators leading to certification in Soul AlchemyTM. Ms. Duda is co- founder of Sustainable Love Training & Guidance Center. She is dedicated to the empowerment, evolution, and freedom of all humans.

        Ann Filemyr

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        Ann Filemyr, Ph.D., is an educator, published poet and mentor. She is VPAA/ Dean at SWC and the Director of the Transformational Eco-Psychology Certificate Program. Dr. Filemyr trained as a traditional healer with the late Keewaydinoquay Peschel, an Ojibwe herbal medicine woman, and served as her apprentice for 20 years.

        Holly Finlay

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        Holly Finlay, M.A., LPCC, CEDS, CSP, is Clinical Director and Founder of Eating Disorders Treatment Center in Albuquerque, NM. She has treated people with eating disorders for approximately 25 years, is a certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, and the President of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.

          Michael Hock

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          Michael Hock, M.A. Counseling, Southwestern College, has extensive knowledge of adult and children’s mental health, substance and co-occurring disorders, and currently works with CYFD’s Behavioral Health Services. He has provided therapies in various settings and currently works to develop statewide youth-centered service and support systems.

            Jason Holley

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            Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC, is a psychotherapist and astrologer in Santa Fe. He has worked with addicted clients and their therapists for the past decade, and developed the core curriculum of an internationally-recognized sex addiction treatment program. He has taught nationally on psychotherapy, mythology, astrology and their creative integration in soulful healing work.

              Carrie Ishee

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              Carrie Ishee, M.A., LPCC, LPAT, ATR-BC, PCC, has vast experience working with clients suffering from trauma and all forms of addiction. In her private practice, she specializes in coaching trauma survivors and those challenged by addictive behavior to move past their stories and triggers and into lives filled with depth, meaning, and purpose. She is a faculty member at Southwestern College.

                Alice K. Ladas

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                Alice K. Ladas, Ed.D., is a licensed psychologist in private practice, and is on the staff of the Pastoral Counseling Center in Santa Fe. She is the author of the NY Times best- seller, The G Spot and Other Discoveries About Human Sexuality. Her professional career has focused on helping women use their bodies as they wish. Her research study in conjunction with the La Leche League helped to restore the option to breastfeed in the United States. She also taught the first Lamaze class in the United States.

                  Gabor Maté

                  Keynote Presenter - SOLD OUT

                  Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books, including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: Exploring the Stress-Disease Connection and Scattered: How Attention Deficit Disorder Originates and What You Can Do About It. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages.

                    Brian Miller

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                    Brian Miller, M.A., LPCC, maintains a private practice working with substance addiction, process addictions such as compulsive gambling, sexual compulsivity, trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling) and trauma-related disorders. He has studied the treatment of compulsive gambling with the New Mexico Council on Problem Gambling. He brings a joy of learning and curiosity about the human condition to his therapy and workshops.

                      Carol Parker

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                      Carol Parker, Ph.D., LPCC, is the Clinical Director at Solutions Treatment Center and has a private practice in psychotherapy and eco-therapy. She leads vision quests in Death Valley and Canyon de Chelly, and leads an annual pilgrimage in the Peruvian Andes.

                        Rahima Schmall

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                        Rahima Schmall, Ph.D., R.N., is a psychologist, registered nurse, master healer and teacher in the Sufi tradition. She knows that every person has an inborn desire for a connection to the Divine and that true healing comes from opening the heart to that deep desire. For many years, she has worked in alcohol and drug treatment centers where she facilitated clients’ inward journey to find healing through their higher power.

                          Brian Serna

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                          Brian Serna, M.A., LPCC, LADAC, is an international trainer and consultant in Evidence Based Practices, ethics and cultural issues in behavioral healthcare. Brian is on the faculty at Southwestern College. His company, Serna Solutions LLC, provides consultation services and direct behavioral health services to adults, adolescents and families.

                            Alisha Shelbourn

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                            Alisha Shelbourn, M.A., LPAT, is a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska. Before receiving her M.A. from SWC, she studied traditional pottery and paint- ing at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe. She has been a therapist for 13 years and has a diverse background working with children, families, and individuals at varying stages of treatment and recovery. She has many years’ experience in the trauma recovery and addictions fields.

                              Emma Simmons

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                              Emma Simmons, M.A., RCST, specializes in integrative body-mind psychotherapies and Craniosacral Therapy. Scott Zamurut, RCST®, teaches and practices Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy and Pre/Perinatal Education. With 58 years of combined experience, they will present a blend of somatic psychology, hands-on healing, shock and trauma resolution, and energy work.

                                Scott Thomas

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                                Scott Thomas, Ph.D., LCSW, LADAC, CDVC3. Since 1988 Dr. Thomas has worked in psychiatric hospitals, colleges, presented at conferences, directed treatment centers, worked on the Eight Northern Pueblos and supervised practitioners. His focus is healing through depth approaches, wisdom teachings and consciousness. He grew up learning from spiritual leaders on the Cheyenne River Reservation.

                                  Valerie Valentine

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                                  Valerie Valentine, M.A., LPAT, LPCC, ATR, is an artist, teacher, art therapist, clinical counselor and peacemaker. She holds a B.A. in Art Education and M.A. in Art Therapy from Southwestern College. Ms. Valentine has experience with the clinical treatment of trauma, addictions and co-occurring disorders. She maintains a private practice in Santa Fe, NM.

                                    Robert Weisz

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                                    Robert Weisz, Ph.D., is the developer of Mindfulness-Based Emotional Processing. He is a clinical psychologist and Director of the Milton Erickson Institute of NM and the Brainspotting and Hypnotherapy Clinic. He has a private practice of psychotherapy, coaching,training and consultation in SantaFe.

                                      Robert Waterman

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                                      Robert Waterman, Ed.D., LPCC, has been a spiritual teacher and therapist for over 45 years, teaching in the U.S and Europe. He is the founder and president emeritus of Southwestern College, a licensed Mental Health Counselor in New Mexico, and author of Eyes Made of Soul: Theory and Practice of Noetic Balancing.