Kristen Manieriis a certified Mindfulness Fundamentals with Mindful Schools She has written more than 100 freelance writing stories for places like Huffington Post, Your Tango, Pop Sugar, West Jet Magazine, and Food Network. She became a regular contributor to The Gottman Institute. She has won awards like Best Blogger, Women of the Year, 40 Under 40, and Emerging Leader. She started a non-profit (Do Good Date Night) that inspired hundreds of people to volunteer. She has appeared on affiliates for Fox, NBC, and The Weather Network.
Kimble Greene, Ph.D., is a bestselling author, master catalyst, and trailblazer. As the Founder and Chief Catalyst of Catalyst Enterprises Worldwide, LLC, she serves people across the globe seeking healing, support, and guidance as they evolve from struggle to success. With a Ph.D. in Psychology, Kimble has over 35 years of success as an agency executive, professional consultant, entrepreneur, and personal coach/catalyst. She is also intuitive with several certifications in energy medicine and alternative healing.
In 2010, Kimble translated the philosophies and strategies she’d been using successfully for years into 4 books. Those philosophies, now known as the Catalyst Factor are the foundation for The Monarch Method – the acclaimed 3-step approach for personal transformation used internationally. She is a believer in the power of connection and promotes collaboration and building community as a pathway to personal and professional success.
Dr. John Schinnerer coaches clients to perform at their peak from the boardroom to the bedroom. Dr. John graduated from U.C. Berkeley with a Ph.D. in educational psychology. Dr. John was one of three experts to consult with Pixar on the Academy Award-winning movie, Inside Out. He has spoken to organizations such as Stanford Medical School, U.C. Berkeley, Yahoo, AT&T, and the Gap. He has been featured in national media such as U.S. News and World Report, Readers Digest, and SELF Magazine. He is a nationally recognized speaker and an award-winning author.
He wrote the award-winning book, “How Can I Be Happy?” His areas of expertise range from high performance, to stress management, to positive psychology, to anger management, to creating happy, thriving relationships. Over 10,000 people have taken his online anger management course. He recently recorded micro-courses on anger management and forgiveness for Simple Habit; they have listened to nearly 100,000 times in the first year. Dr. John hosts a podcast to help men evolve towards greater success, happiness, and connection, The Evolved Caveman.
Elizabeth Perry is a creative leader who aims to utilize her background in psychology to make an impact in her company and community. Being a first-generation college graduate, her mission is to empower people to transcend limiting beliefs by uncovering within themselves the human capabilities needed to rise above. As an independent coach, she uses a trans-personal psychology approach to help clients escape maladaptive patterns, embrace hidden passions, and elevate their potential.
Dr. Tracy Ochester, PsyD is a licensed psychologist and a Mindfulness Educator and Registered Yoga Teacher. She helps clients tap into a natural ability to live life fully, with presence and wisdom. Guidance and mentoring are provided in increasing compassion, awareness, insight, and balance, as well as sustaining motivation for the cultivation of well-being. n her psychology practice, she provides quality, confidential mental health services to individuals, families, and organizations in the Kansas City metro area.
Dr. Cortney S. Warren is a board-certified clinical psychologist. She is a former Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. After earning her bachelor’s degree at Macalester College in 2000, Cortney received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Texas A&M University in 2006 after completing her clinical internship at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School. Raised traveling the world, Cortney has a unique perspective on how culture influences eating, food, and ideals of beauty. The majority of Cortney’s research explores eating pathology, addictions, relationships, self-deception, and the practice of psychotherapy from a cross-cultural perspective. The author of more than 45 peer-reviewed journal articles, 1 book, and 7 book chapters, Cortney’s work appears in some of the field’s top journals, including the International Journal of Eating Disorders, Appetite, and Obesity. Cortney has won some of the most prestigious awards in her field, including the 2015 Early Career Award in Research from the American Psychological Associations Minority Fellowship Program; the 2011 Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology (awarded jointly by the American Psychological Foundation and the American Psychological Association); and, the 2010 Samuel M. Turner Early Career Award for Distinguished Contributions to Diversity in Clinical Psychology. Although Cortney received tenure from UNLV in 2012, she formally retired from academia in 2014 to pursue a career that would allow her more time with her family and more interaction with the general public. In a recent TEDxtalk called Honest Liars: The Psychology of Self-Deception, Cortney described her decision to retire from academia and her view that self-deception is our biggest obstacle to life fulfillment.
Beth Kurland, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, Tedx speaker, and author of three award winning books:Beth is passionate about teaching mindfulness informed practices and mind-body strategies to help people cultivate resilience, whole person health and well-being. She has been providing evidence-based practices to people across the lifespan for over 25 years and has a psychology practice in Norwood MA.
Beth has given talks and workshops throughout New England and took the Tedx stage in 2019 to share her talk on “Three Tools for Change That You Were Never Taught.” Her blogs appears regularly in Psychology Today and on PsychCentral, and she has been interviewed by CBC (Canadian Broadcast System) radio, Martha Stewart Living Magazine, Esperanza magazine, Real Simple Magazine among others, and has been a guest teacher on several wellness summits. She is a contributor to Insight Timer, where many of her free meditations can be found, as well as on her website BethKurland.com, where she has meditations and other resources.
Dorsey Standish is the Chief Mindfulness Officer of Mastermind, a Dallas-based brain health consulting team. Dorsey is a mechanical engineer, neuroscientist, and wellness expert who brings research-backed mindfulness meditation to clients nationwide. Dorsey has shared science-based mindfulness solutions with hundreds of companies, including Staples, Pier 1, Deloitte, United Way, Peloton, and Lockheed Martin. Dorsey’s teachings draw on her neuroscience background and her personal practice and experience, along with her certification in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction from UMass