Alex Chapman, Ph.D.

Author of The DBT  Skills Workbook for Anxiety

Sheri Van Dijk, MSW, RSW

Author of DBT Made Simple

Colleen Carney, Ph.D.

​Author of Quiet Your Mind & Get to Sleep

Norman Doidge, M.D.

Author of ​The Brain that Changes Itself 

Angela Rolleman, MSW

Richard Schwartz, Ph.D.

​Developer of Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Robert Meyers, Ph.D.

Originator of the CRAFT Approach

Here are some of the speakers that Mission: Empowerment! has been honoured to have out to teach a workshop:

Past Speakers

Martin Antony, Ph.D.

Author of When Perfect isn't

Good Enough

Adele Lafrance, Ph.D​.

​Co-Developer of Emotion-Focused Family Therapy

Eugene Dufour, M.Div

Author of ​Embracing

The End of Life

Leslie Greenberg, Ph.D.

Originator of Emotion-Focused Therapy

Reid Robison, MBA, MD

Cece Sykes, LCSW

​Co-Author of IFS Therapy for Addictions; IFS Senior Trainer

Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D.

Author of Hold on to Your Kids

Patricia Rockman, M.D.

Laura Heck, LMFT

Sarah Schlote, MA, RP,


William Miller, Ph.D.

Originator of Motivational Interviewing

Frank Anderson, M.D.

Co-Author of IFS Skills Training Manual

Kristin Neff, Ph.D.

Author of Self-Compassion

Michael Verbora, MBA, MD

Russ Harris, MD

Author of ACT Made Simple

Stephen Porges, Ph.D.

Originator of Polyvagal


Natalie Zlodre, MSW

Françoise Mathieu, MEd, RP

​Author of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook

Derek Scott, RSW

Shari Geller, Ph.D.

Lawrence Shulman,  Ed.D.

Author of ​The Skills of Helping 

Chris Germer, Ph.D.

Author of The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion

Annette Kussin, MSW

Author of ​It's Attachment

Robert T. Muller, Ph.D.

​Author of Trauma and the Struggle to Open Up

Gabor Maté, M.D.

Author of In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts 

Deb Dana, LCSW.

​Author of Polyvagal Theory in Therapy

Haesun Moon, M.Ed, Ph.D.

Author of ​Coaching A - Z

Amy Alexander, MD

​Physician, Psychotherapist,

IFS Therapist

Jodi Ann Mullen, Ph.D.​

Author of ​Freakishly Well-Behaved Kids

Bill Gayner, MSW

Developer of Emotion-Focused Mindfulness Therapy