PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Provides input and reviews all content
Jennifer Lewis, Ph.D.
Jennifer Lewis is a professor at the Suzanne Dworak Peck School of Social Work at the University of Southern California. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Work from New York University and an MSW is Social Work from Boston University. Her research and clinical practice interests include suicide, LGBT health including HIV, trauma and resilience.
Stephanie R. Bien, LMFT
Stephanie is a Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) Instructor working with teens and families since 1992. She co-authored the book “Bully Prevention Tips for Teens: 18 Powerful Ways to Protect Yourself through High School.” Stephanie is the Founder of Insight to Teen Culture.
Danielle Kelmar, LCSW
Certified Level 3 TEAM/CBT
Danielle’s practice focuses on adolescents and college
students facing anxiety, panic attacks, depression, eating disorders and more.
Danielle Matthew, LMFT
Danielle is the author of, “The Empowered Child”. She is
the founder of The Empowerment Space, specializing in
support and advice to manage bullying.
Amy Kathleen Lee
Speaking, Training, Advocacy
Amy is an award-winning eating disorder recovery advocate, and motivational speaker. She is a member of the Suicide Prevention Council of San Luis Obispo, and Q.P.R. for suicide prevention trainer. Amy founded the nonprofit, Dancing with ED, Inc.
Shweta is a mental health advocate and has managed, consulted, and written on a variety of themes. She is an independent consultant, who specializes in grant writing, monitoring, and project evaluation for non-profits.
Kathryn Howard, LMFT. PPS/CWA
Kathryn Howard is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a Pupil Personnel Service Credential specializing in Child Welfare. For the past 25 years she has been a champion for School-Based Family Therapy creating school therapy programs in K-12 charter, public and private schools. She was also the School Counseling Department Chair for Philips Graduate University inspiring the next generation of school counselors.
Kenneth England is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) with a special emphasis in addiction. He has worked in residential treatment centers for 14 years and currently sees clients in private practice via in-person or tele-health sessions. Kenneth also specializes in treating anxiety and trauma with EMDR.
Matt Bellace, Ph.D
Dr. Bellace has a PhD in clinical psychology with a subspecialty in clinical neuropsychology, the study of the brain and behavior. He was twice awarded the Student Intramural Research and Training Award (IRTA) in neuroscience by the National Institutes of Mental Health to study memory in primates.
With over twenty years of experience traveling the country as a motivational speaker and stand-up comedian. He uses humor, inspirational stories, audience participation and current research in the neuroscience to deliver a powerful message: “It’s not enough to just tell people what not to do, we need to empower them to create an environment that fosters positive mental and physical health.”