Board of Scientific & Professional Advisors
Mark D. Lerner, Ph.D.
Chairman & CEO, The National Center for Emotional Wellness
Clinical & Forensic Psychologist, Author, Speaker, Consultant
Erin B. Doyle
Vice President, Talent Development at First Midwest Bank
Bobby Senn, FDNY, Ret.
9/11 Collapse Survivor
Jeffrey T. Mitchell, Ph.D.
Clinical Professor of Emergency Health Services
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Co-Founder and President Emeritus
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
Paul J. Rosch, M.D., FACP
Chairman of the Board, The American Institute of Stress
Clinical Professor of Medicine & Psychiatry
New York Medical College
Executive Director, Laurus Foundation
Vincent J. McNally, MPS, CEAP
Ret. Unit Chief for FBI Employee Assistance Program
President, Trauma Reduction, Inc.
Mary Vietzke, BSN, RN
GAGO Center for Fertility, PLLC.
Robert B. Kronenberg, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Former New York City Police Captain
Catherine G. Caronia, M.D., FAAP, FCCP
Chairman, Department of Pediatric Medical Education
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
Good Samaritan University Hospital
Lawrence Sherman, FACEHP, CCMEP
President, Meducate Global, LLC
Rick Rader, M.D., FAAIDD
Director Habilitation Center
Orange Grove Center
Editor-in-Chief, Exceptional Parent Magazine
David M. Colen
Director, Ethics & Compliance Investigations
Darryl Whitaker, D.B.S.
Certified Biblical Counselor
Founder, God’s Repair Shop
James T. Reese, Ph.D.
CEO, James T. Reese and Associates
Former Assistant Unite Chief, FBI Behavioral Science Unit
Founder, FBI Stress Management Program
Robert "Trebor" A. McDowell
CISM Team Base Leader, Southwest Airlines
Felix P. Nater, CSC
Nater Associates, LTD.,
Security Management Consultant
U.S. Postal Inspector, Ret.
Raymond F. Hanbury, Ph.D., ABPP
Clinical & Police Psychologist
NJ State Clinical Director, Trauma Response Team
Rabbi Simcha Lefkowitz
Congregation Anshei Chessed
President of Labor and Industry for Education (LIFE)
Departmental Chaplain, Nassau County Police Department
Sam D. Bernard, Ph.D.
President and Lead Clinician
Bernard & Associates, PC and PAR Foundation
Chaplain David J. Fair, D.Min., Ph.D., CMC
Chairman, American Board of Certified Master Chaplains
Steven Eric Handwerker, Ph.D., D.Div.
Founder and CEO, The International Association for the
Advancement of Human Welfare, Inc.
Raymond D. Shelton Ph.D.
Executive Consultant, Insurance Industry
Clinical Director, Nassau County Fire/EMS Service
Traumatic Stress Program
Tori Bourguignon, M.Ed., NCC
Crisis Response Coordinator
Daniel L. Kirsch, Ph.D., DAAPM, FAIS
President, American Institute of Stress
Allen R. Kates, MFAW
Author of books on Stress, Trauma and PTSD
Laurence Miller, Ph.D.
West Palm Beach Police Department
Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office
Troop L, Florida Highway Patrol
Judith Greve, LPN
Senior Clinical Education Specialist
George Rogu, M.D., FAAP
Robert S. Cook
Sr. Consultant, Emergency Management
LSC Consulting, LLC
Daniel J. McGuire
President, CISM Perspectives, Inc.
Paige Valdiserri, LPC, NCC, RMT
Director of Behavioral Health,
Comprehensive Health Services, Inc.
President, Paige Valdiserri, LLC
Traumatic Stress & Intuitive Healing Consultant
David M. Diamond, Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Psychology and
Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology
University of South Florida
Center for Preclinical and Clinical Research on PTSD
Director, USF Neuroscience Collaborative
Lorie T. DeCarvalho, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Loma Linda University Medical Center, Author, Speaker,
International Trauma and Military Consultant
Kathy Platoni, Psy.D.
Colonel, Medical Service Corp, USAR
Army Reserve Psychology Consultant
Assistant Clinical Professor, Wright State University
School of Professional Psychology
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150 Broadhollow Road, Suite 102
Melville, NY 11747
220 Riverside Blvd.
New York, NY 10069