ACEP Humanitarian Committee Members

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Rachel Michaelsen, MSW, LCSW, D-CEP, lives and works in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she has a private practice and trains mental health professionals on a range of subjects including energy psychology, diagnosis, and various topics in clinical supervision, and law and ethics. More than twenty years ago, Rachel learned about Energy Psychology through her own healing process, and was excited by the positive results. She pursued training in the field and started using EFT, TAT, and AIT with her individual clients and with groups. She is a Diplomate in Comprehensive Energy Psychology. With a background in social work, Rachel has always focused on the impact of the environment on individuals. She is also interested in the impact of unresolved trauma, both on an individual’s well-being and their community. Rachel brings to the committee a strong background in teaching and training, group interventions using Energy Psychology techniques, and knowledge and understanding of how to best utilize technology to make an impact. Rachel is the Chair of ACEP's Humanitarian Committee and can be reached by clicking here.

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Amy Frost, MBA and MA (Spiritual Psychology) MBA and MA (Spiritual Psychology) was born on an Air Force base, grew up in the military, and worked for the Department of Defense for twenty-one years. Amy lost her husband Tom in Desert Storm. She is now married to the Director of Military and Veteran Services at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is part of the Armed Forces Chamber of Commerce business and wellness programs. Her work supports leaders, veterans, and military families, enabling them to thrive on the job and in life.

  

Ange Dickson Finn is an Advanced Emotional Freedom Techniques and a Thought Field Therapy-Algorithms Practitioner, working with clients using a simple, fast technique to help people overcome fear, worry and stress.  She is certified and accredited with AAMET, the Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy Techniques. She is a member of the EFT Guild and co-editor of the website www.EFTFree.net. Ange is affiliated with A Healing Collective where she has a private practice working with individuals and groups using EFT, on issues ranging from high stress to pain management to unresolved issues from the past. In addition to her tapping coaching practice, Ange also works with The University of Texas Health Science Center’s McGovern School of Humanities and Ethics, as a facilitator for the Sacred Vocation Program.

 

Cindy Baker, M.Ed., NCSP, DCEP, is a Licensed School Psychologist and Certified Energy Psychology Practitioner in private practice in Toledo, Ohio. She has taught EFT and energy psychology practices to over a thousand K-12 students and their teachers in northwest Ohio. Cindy works with school and community groups as well as individual clients, promoting the use of energy psychology tools for releasing trauma and relieving symptoms of stress and anxiety. She is a member of ACEP’s Humanitarian Committee and shares in its mission to alleviate human suffering on the planet.

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David MacKay, a native of Canada, has lived for over thirty years in Mexico. He graduated from McGill University in engineering in 1974, and now owns a company that builds ozone systems for water purification. Since 1992, almost all his free time has been dedicated to training in various psychotherapeutic techniques. In 2006 he came across EFT and immediately realized he had found an extraordinary way to help almost anyone get free of their emotional suffering. Looking for a way to facilitate access to these techniques by the Hispanic community, with the support of EFT founder Gary Craig and a team of volunteer translators, David translated more than 2,500 articles from the official website. In 2011 he founded the Hispanic EFT Association (www.aheft.com) which publishes a monthly newsletter to over 35,000 subscribers.

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Kristin Holthuis, MD, DCEP is a holistic family doctor, based in Costa Rica, who has integrated several Energy Psychology modalities in her professional practice to help people of all ages restore their emotional balance after challenging life events. She also assists people in finding and resolving root causes of their physical issues, and in restoring their health in integrative ways. As a certified CEP, TAT, EFT, TFT-alg, and Matrix Reimprinting trainer, Kristin loves to train mental health professionals and introduce EP modalities into the health care system.   

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Kristin Miller, PhD, Psychologist, DCEP has been practicing psychology for over thirty years, specializing in the treatment of developmental and intergenerational trauma and abuse, spiritual issues, and mental health. She focuses on helping all to build connected and joyful lives. She has been very active in the last year in bringing trauma relief to her community after the devastating fires in Northern California. She is committed to bringing trauma relief to the world, working with ACEP’s Humanitarian Committee on the Resources for Resilience Project, the Veteran to Veteran Healing Project, and FREA (Freedom, Recovery, and Empowerment from Abuse). Kristin is delighted to be part of building Web materials and trainings for these organizations and participating in trauma relief training all over the United States. 

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Jennifer Groebe, LCSW is a clinical social worker and an experienced trainer and provider of continuing education for mental health, nursing, and long-term care professionals. She has taught at University of California at Berkeley and University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth extension programs, and at John F Kennedy University in Orinda, CA. During her career at Kaiser Permanente, Ms. Groebe made numerous presentations, and worked on or managed projects that impact the organization today regarding eldercare, depression research, and (currently) palliative care. Ms Groebe sits on the Boards of Directors of Meals on Wheels of Alameda County and the Life Goes on Foundation. Publications include a collaboration between Kaiser Permanente, SAMSHA, CMS, and the Flight Attendants Association: “Flight Attendants, Coping With Trauma, a Post-911 Guide” (9/2002).

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Jondi Whitis is a longtime member and Training Board member of AAMET International and an Accredited Certified Master Trainer of Trainers. A popular speaker, Jondi has “spread the good news” of wellness in-person and as an online radio host, and is a frequent guest on podcasts like TappingQandA, Military Family Radio Network, Tapping Hub, and The Tapping Solution. She also founded an annual urban retreat for wellness workers, The Spring Energy Event, and co-founded a global community called TapFest.

 

Linda Simón, owner of Linda Simon Studio since 1996, has a college degree in Marketing and Business Management. She is also a photographer, graphic designer, branding expert and a digital media specialist. Linda uses her artistic talents to help the committee make accessible and clear materials to spread the word about energy psychology.

Lorna Minewiser, PhD, is a retired licensed professional counselor who holds a PhD in psychology and is a Certified Energy Health Practitioner through ACEP. She has studied many Energy Psychology techniques since 1991 and holds many certifications. She is an Accredited Master EFT Trainer/Mentor/Researcher/Practitioner. She loves to share what she has learned through classes, articles, online, and in groups. She is located in Sacramento, California, and coaches and trains online as well. She and her husband of 51 years have three children and three grandchildren.

 

Lorre Eaton, BA, DC, CEHP, received her Doctor of Chiropractic from Life University in Marietta Georgia. She trained in Applied Kinesiology and taught and practiced Network Chiropractic for many years. Lorre is Diagnosis Certified in Thought Field Therapy with Dr. Roger Callahan and has Certified as an Energy Health Practitioner with the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology. Lorre worked at Sunset Public School in Livermore CA in a special needs after-school program for three years, doing TFT as well as other energetic modalities. Lorre has provided humanitarian services in Sendai, Japan after the tsunami, for Bosnian refugees, and for earthquake victims from Nepal. Currently, Lorre practices a combination of techniques including TFT, Reiki, Reconnective Healing, Brain Gym, and more. Her current practice focuses on trauma and on the emotional substrata of chronic conditions.

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NGWA Ivonne is a retired secondary school teacher (35 years) in Cameroon and currently uses Quantum Touch and EFT in her private and clinic consulting work. She also provides Neuro-education coaching for school children.

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Ryah Ki is a mind/body/spirit chaplain, healing minister, spiritual counselor, bodyworker, videographer, and teacher. She has an extensive background in humanistic, transpersonal, and energy psychology; energy medicine; bodywork; breath work; Aikido; qi gong; sound healing; and shamanism. She is especially interested in empowering people with tools and techniques and the means of connecting with their own higher wisdom and energies, allowing them to develop emotional and spiritual competencies and resilience, and to heal from traumas and experiences, get their own answers, and facilitate healing for themselves and others.

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Sara Whittall is new to the field of energy psychology. Sara is certified in Dr. Bradley Nelson’s Body Code and Emotion Code. She supports Humanitarian Committee meetings as minutes taker and offers viewpoints from a very open perspective. Sara lives in England and has a background in Sales and Marketing, PR, Sponsorship, Event Organization, and Catering and Hospitality.  

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Gunilla Hamne and Ulf Sandström (below) have developed the Trauma Tapping Technique (TTT), a simplified, language- and content-free tapping modality. TTT is designed for non-specialist scaling. It is estimated to have reached over 100,000 people in challenged areas around the world through trainings provided by Gunilla, Ulf, and their colleagues in the Peaceful Heart Network. For over ten years Gunilla and Ulf have been involved in humanitarian work in Rwanda, Congo, South Sudan, and other parts of Africa, as well as in India, Europe and the US and Canada. When in Sweden, Gunilla also works with refugees, in tourism, and on a child- rights project. At home in Sweden, Ulf provides therapy to clients, mental training for athletes, and presentation skills for PhD students. He also tours as a musician.

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