About The Mental Wellness Society

The Mental Wellness Society is internationally uniting experts acting within the arena of mental wellness services and research that are united in making mental wellness a popular global movement. MWS promotes mental wellness as something more valuable and sustainable than the reactive/treatment-based mental health scenario. The Mental Wellness Society embraces awareness of Mind and Body.

Our Vision

Our vision is to create a unique model where mental wellness is the foundation of success for persons, organizations, and societies to be and stay well.

We are presented with daily stresses and hurdles that challenge our ability to mentally function at our best. Overcoming those challenges is the vision of the Mental Wellness Society.
Our goal is to facilitate positive well-being rather than remediate disorders. Through sharing proven scientific methods and techniques, with well-designed education and training systems, we aim to provide the tools for mental wellness and optimal experiencing in all aspects of living to realize our full potential

❝ We have to realize that times of stress are also times that are signals for growth ❞

Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski

Mission Statement of The Mental Wellness Society

Advancing mental wellness to fully enjoy living through powerful and innovative mental wellness tools and processes championed by a global community of leading wellness experts and practitioners.

Wellness has been described as “a conscious, active, self-directed process of achieving full potential.”

The mission of the Mental Wellness Society is to identify, promote, and advance the acquisition of concepts and knowledge that can equip individuals with the means to achieve wellness in the psychological, behavioral, and interpersonal areas of their lives.

The Mental Wellness Society brings together individuals, organizations, and enterprises to create synergies and partnerships in its activities. We are a global society, inclusive and accessible to anyone with a desire to expand quality of life.  


Dr. Robert Lebovits, Ph.D.

Founder and Chairman

Dr. Robert Lebovits, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with more than 30 years of experience in practice. Through his clinical work he has created novel approaches to understanding the role of perceptions and responses in human psychology. His methods for engaging in therapeutic change address the inertia of dead-end thinking that therapists so often find when working with their clients. For over 20 years Dr. Lebovits was a faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Dr. Gérard Meyer, Ph.D.

Founder and CEO

Dr. Gérard Meyer, Ph.D. a physio-psychologist, is the lead innovator in the development of education and training programs for Mind Focused Coaching. He is the former President and CEO of the Carnegie Mellon Driver Training and Safety Institute, focused on Safety and Split-Second Decision-Making Under Stress. Dr. Meyer has investigated human response patterns (perception, memory, reasoning, and psychomotor response).

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Dr. Gerry Leisman

Chair Academic & Research, Israel Region
Gerry Leisman is an Israeli neuroscientist educated in Europe and the United States in Medicine, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Engineering at Manchester University. He additionally received a Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering from Union University, in 1979. He is currently a Full Professor of Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences and Research Fellow, University of Haifa, Israel. He concurrently is Professor of Restorative Neurology at the University of Medical Sciences in Havana, Cuba.


Dr. Coty Aserin

Chair Spain and Latin Countries

Coty Aserin began her education in the sciences with a B.A. in Biology from the Hebrew University, and subsequently completed her M.A. in Microbiology at Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem. At that point, Coty realized she much preferred working and interacting with people rather than tissue culture. Ms. Aserin has dedicated her life to helping others understand their brain is the most powerful “machine” ever created. With this awareness, anyone can turn their dreams and life goals into reality.

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MWS Collective Core Values


Pioneering and promoting new paths and partnerships to globally disseminate innovative knowledge by enabling breakthroughs in mental wellness and personal growth.


Networking, teaming, and sharing of best-practices and complementary skills to help individuals, organizations, and society to advance global mental wellness.


Respecting, listening and considering the different perspectives, disciplines, and values to establish positive, grateful, and fair-minded connections.


Harnessing the power from the differences and uniqueness of individuals and professionals by giving recognition to various perspectives and disciplines, while cultivating each member’s skill set in order to build a truly global wellness-toolbox.


MWS Global Facilitators

Check back soon for more insightful information about our growing list of worldwide MWS local facilitators.
Check back soon for more insightful information about our growing list of worldwide MWS local coordinators.

Dr. Jacqueline Minor, PHR

🇺🇸 New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Human Resources Professional | I/O Consultant | Career Mentor

Scott Donkin, DC, Dacboh

🇺🇸 Lincoln, Nebraska, USA

Consultant, Chiropractor, Author

Simmie A. Adams, Ph.D., ACC, PMP, Prosci, OARs, Pilot

🇺🇸 Bealeton, Virginia, USA

Organizational Performance Development Specialist · Sr. Industrial/Org. Psychologist

Torrey Davis, MSIOP, CCWS

🇺🇸 Greater Augusta Area in South Carolina, USA

Director of Data and Business Enterprise at SEBOC

Jonathon Palmieri

🇺🇸 Hartford, Connecticut Area, USA

Founder & President Rex Recruiting

Gail Elbourne

🇺🇸 Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Talent Acquisition Guru seeking out and cultivating the very best talent for Centuri Group, Inc.

Dr. Steven Whitaker, Ph.D.

🇺🇸 Charlotte, NC, USA

Psychologist and Director of Research

Dr. Dutch Franz

🇺🇸 Seattle, WA, USA

Creator of REPS VR and CEO of TierOne Consulting - Performance Psychologist

Lisa Goldenthal

🇺🇸 Santa Monica, California, USA

Certified Lifestyle, Weight Management & Fitness Expert, Podcast Host at Lisa G Fitness: WholeCEO with Lisa G

Laurence Desmaris

🇺🇸 Tri-Cities, WA, USA

Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach, Chef at Wholesome Living Wellness Coaching

Sherry S. Kelly, PhD

🇺🇸 West Hartford, CT, USA

Clinical Psychologist & Neuropsychologist at PositiviTeens®

Christi Carlton, Ph.D.

🇺🇸 Saint Louis, MO, USA

Org. Psychologist for behavioral change, HR strategy, startups, cyberpsychology, and IT implementations.


🇺🇸 Wausau, WI, USA

Bautch Chiropractic S.C. - Chiropractic Owner

Justyna Brown

🇺🇸 Greater Boston, MA, USA

Marketing Mentor | Coach for Results and Peak Performance | Inspirator for Happy and Healthy living

John Spence

🇺🇸 Gainesville, Florida, USA

Onsite-Remote -Top Business Advisor | Executive Coach | Workshop Facilitator | Speaker | Author

Jay Schneider

🇺🇸 Austin, TX, USA

Interventionist and Family Recovery Specialist for 20+ Years

Gabriel Gerashim

🇺🇸 New York City, USA

Borough Manager at Center for Independence of the Disabled

Erik C. Naimon, MA, SPHR

🇺🇸 Washington, DC, USA

Industrial-Organizational Psychologist | Personnel Selection Professional | Data-driven Problem Solver | SPHR Certified

Tammy Fitzpatrick, PhD

🇺🇸 Nashville TN, USA

Organizational Psychologist | Consultant | Professor

Ellen Bradley Ganus

🇺🇸 Los Angeles, California, USA

Online Business Expert | Professional Networker | Athlete Bio Hacker | Actress-Producer | Investor

Catherine Sherlock

🇨🇦 Pender Island, BC, Canada

Founder of Higher Mindfulness. Master's in Environmental Studies

Kevin D. Masick, Ph.D.

🇺🇸 Long Island, NY, USA

Healthcare and Analytics Consultant and Professor

Carl Lemieux

🇨🇦 Montreal, Canada

Founder and Managing Director at Mindsmatter

Brian Wall, CAADC, LMHC, LPC

🇺🇸 Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, USA

Mental Health & Addiction Specialist

Jeff Davidek

🇺🇸 Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Co-Founder & Chief Strategist at Troutwood

Darsi D. Beauchamp, M.A., L.P.C., Ph.D.

🇺🇸 Morristown, NJ USA

Psychotherapist/ Behavior Therapist

Nageen (Nyn) Riffat

🇺🇸 Houston, TX USA

Leadership Coach, Consultant, Author and Speaker

Shawna M. Benson, PsyD, LP

🇺🇸 Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Supervisor

Justin Stinson

🇺🇸 Dubuque, Iowa USA

Executive Leader | High Performance Executive Business Coach | Public Speaker

Tiffany Castagno

🇺🇸 Pittsburgh, Pa, USA

Transformative HR Curator of Culture | Supporting SMBs & Founders to build infrastructures-to-scale, strong brands, engaged teams, and Cultures where people want to stay

Dr. Jennifer Dustow

🇺🇸 Lanai City, Hawaii, USA

Globally recognized autism specialist, researcher, app creater and author

Lisa G. Twerski

🇺🇸 Brooklyn, New York, USA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Becky Davidson, MA

🇺🇸 Lindon, Utah, USA

Master of Arts, English | Literary Researcher | Author | Master Storyteller | Founder & Voice of LOTIMUS Meditations

Zev Halpern

🇺🇸 Brookeville, Maryland, USA

International Relationship Mentor Coach | Podcast and TV Host

Heather Louise Vasey

🇨🇦 Greater Winnipeg Metropolitan Area, Canada

Life Coach at Hygge Holistic

Michael R. Mantell, Ph.D.

🇺🇸 San Diego, California, USA

Global Behavioral Science Authority, Cut to it Coach™, Speaker, Author, Advisor

Rinda Montgomery

🇺🇸 Mosier, Oregon, USA

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, Change Management of Paradigm Learning Systems | Award-winning Education Administrator | Author

Tricia Cook, MEd, RSP, AOG

🇺🇸 Birmingham, AL, USA

Reading Specialist | Montessorian | Neurodivergent Consultant | Coach | Author & Developer of My ELBERT™

Chantal Martinez

🇺🇸 Miami, Florida, USA

Industrial Organizational Psychologist | Professional Research Scientist | DE&I | Consultant | Business Data Analyst

Gelly Asovski, LCSW-R RPT-S

🇺🇸 Monsey, New York, USA

Child and Family Therapist and Founder of Parenting With Gelly LLC

Dina Cohen

🇨🇦 Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Relationship Specialist and Certified Addiction Therapist

Subrie King

🇺🇸 Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Doctoral Candidate | Air Force Veteran | Recruiter | Leadership | Organizational Development

Paul Sugar

🇺🇸 Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Director, Scottsdale Institute for Health and Medicine Center for Mindfulness

Cynthia Lackner, MA, CMHIMP

🇺🇸 Denver, Colorado, USA


Oluwafemi Omotola

🇨🇦 Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Human Resources | Employee Engagement Coach | Speaker | CEO Shalom Shalom Consulting

Maury Mourning

🇺🇸 Los Angeles, CA, USA

Life Coach | Transformational Speaker | Author

Bernardo Merizalde, MD, DHt

🇺🇸 Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA

Assistant Clinical Professor at Thomas Jefferson University

Darin Davidson, MD, MHSc, FRCSC

🇺🇸 Seattle, Washington State, USA

Surgeon | Clinical Epidemiologist | Founder of Darin Davidson, MD Consulting, PLLC


Calixto Machado, MD, PhD, FAAN

🇨🇺 Havana, Cuba

Senior Profesor and Researcher Institute of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, Cuba

Rodrigo Aliaga Sazo

🇨🇱 Rancagua, Chile

Life & Business Coach | Advanced Coaching Practitioner

Cinthya Virginia Soto Hidalgo

🇵🇪 Peru

Director General at Making Ideas | Transformational Coach | Professor and Researcher | International Speaker

Pablo Guillermo Heinig

🇦🇷 Argentina

Ontological Coach trained by Rafael Echeverría – Newfield Consulting | Corporal Coach trained by Dr. Stuart Heller | Developer and head of Pablo Heinig & Associates

Juan Carlos Oetiker-Luchsinger De Craene

🇨🇱 Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

Individual Life Insurance Consultant for Metlife Chile

Alvaro Ramirez Bonilla

🇨🇴 Medellín, Colombia

CEO and Founder of BR Latin America


Jonathan MacDonald

🇬🇧 London, United Kingdom

Professional Speaker on Neuro-Diversity & Cognitive Advantage | Author & Philosopher

Maia Vassileva, MA, MBA

🇬🇧 United Kingdom

Human development and education specialist with interests in prevention/intervention of cognitive and behaviour issues

Denise Holland

🇬🇧 Kent, United Kingdom

Transformation & Wellbeing Coach at Class Performance - Excellence Within

Jacqueline Jacques

🇨🇭 Switzerland

Quantum Coach, Seminar leader & International Speaker

Danilo Tetesi

🇮🇹 Lecce, Italy

Research Assistant | Artificial Intelligence | Neuroscience | Management | Computational Embodied Neuroscience

Dr. Viktor Vus

🇺🇦 Ukraine

Coordinator of Mental Health Division – National Psychological Association of Ukraine

PhD, Tünde Erdös

🇦🇹 Austria

Ashridge MSc. in Executive Coaching, ICF MCC, EMCC Senior Practitioner


Nikola Babić

🇷🇸 Belgrade, Serbia

Assistant Lecturer at Higher Education School of Professional Health Studies

Daria Korenkova, Ph.D.

🇷🇺 Moscow, Russia

Agile Marketing Leader | FoodTech Retail | Global Shaper | Mentoring future marketing stars

Diana Petzold

🇧🇪 Belgium

Transformation and Performance Mindset Coach, Mentor, Motivational Speaker & Author

Barbara Vercruysse

🇧🇪 Avelgem, Belgium

Certified Master Life Coach – Global Science Foundation Mentor, Personal Coach, Business Coach, Thought Leader and Public Speaker

Dr. Adrian J. Krahn

🇨🇭 Zurich, Switzerland

CEO of Innutri and Acsana, dietary supplements companies with vegan delivery forms

Nicolas Beltou

🇫🇷 Bordeaux, France

Ph.D. in Occupational and Industrial Psychology Psychologist

David Labuschagne

🇸🇮 Izola, Slovenia

Health Professional and Exercise Scientist

Antonio Kalentzis

🇬🇷 Greece

Psychologist , Lecturer of Psychology , Author of Mental Health Books

Paul Gariboldi

🇨🇭 Switzerland

Google Cloud Head of Strategic Platforms and Ecosystems - Europe, Middle East, Africa EMEA for Business Applications Platforms

Dov Benyaacov-Kurtzman RSW

🇬🇧 London, United Kingdom

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Therapist and EMDR Practitioner at The Priory Group

Diogo Varandas

🇵🇹 Lisbon, Portugal

Founder and Life Crafting Enabler of Thumbs Up

Gary Anello

🇩🇪 Düsseldorf, Germany

Business Storytelling Coach/Consultant | Certified Birkman™ Consultant | EMBA Career Center Manager

Amina Eperjesi

🇭🇺 Budapest, Hungary

Professional Certified Coach & Licensed Supervisor

Annunziata Di Lecce

🇮🇹 Italy, Rome

Psychologist | Leadership Communication Trainer | Mindfulness Teacher IMTA | Coach | Design Thinker

Beth E. Lee, MSc

🇮🇪 Dublin, Ireland

Chief Wellbeing Officer at Steerus.io - Researcher | Writer | Certified Psychological Coach

Smriti Mishra

🇸🇪 Stockholm, Sweden

Head of Artificial Intelligence at Earthbanc

Francisco Marques-Teixeira

🇵🇹 Porto, Portugal

MSc Neuroscience | Creative Neurotechnologist

Miguel Gonçalves

🇵🇹 Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Founder of Learn2Be Project | Psychologist | Mental and Wellness Coach

Shirin Kulkarni

🇫🇮 Tampere, Pirkanmaa, Finland

Research Director and Co-Founder of the Creative Education Council (CCE) Finland | Entrepreneur | Writer

Irene Anggreeni

🇳🇱 The Randstad, Netherlands

Licensed Dance/Movement Psychotherapist | Mental Health Practitioner | Corporate Wellness Consultant

Tarja Siltala

🇫🇮 Helsinki, Finland

Entrepreneur - compassionate and servant leadership, resilience & emotional intelligence at work at Myötätuntovalmennus

Veronika Dokken

🇳🇴 Oslo, Norway

International Business Creator | Aquaculture, Agritech, Green energy, Derivatives | Professional Pianist & Business Mentor

Heidi Krauss

🇩🇪 Constance, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Founder & CEO of Mindfeed Institute

Anna-Margret Skuladottir

🇩🇰 Copenhagen, Denmark

BSc in Psychology | Cand.Psych in Psychology | MSc Disaster Management | PhD Researcher | Certified Leadership Mentor | Mindfulness Instructor | Clinical Hypnotherapist


Dr. Khalil Hamzi

🇲🇦 Casablanca-Settat, Morocco

International Neurogenetics Specialist

Dr Madelaine Gomes MsC.D

🇿🇦 Durban, South Africa

Women Empowerment Coach, Mentor and Teacher

Whitney Edna Ibe

🇳🇬 Lagos, Nigeria

Life Coach | Content Development Manager at The Social Talks

Annabell Gichure

🇰🇪 Nairobi, Kenya

Lead Coach and Psychologist Transform Generations Afrika

Lien Potgieter

🇿🇦 Johannesburg, South Africa

Workplace CREATIVITY educator. Teaching leaders how to completely revamp their leadership style to meet the future head on

Ahmed Abd El Whab

🇪🇬 Cairo, Egypt

Integrative Medical Therapist, Trainer, Coach, Counsellor and Mentor


Flemming A. D. Røntved

🇦🇪 Dubai, UAE

CEO ESQL World, Certified Coach & Speaker JMT, Chief Happiness Officer, Authorized GInI Provider, LIFO Practitioner

Mikaela Contreras

🇦🇪 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Founder The Mikology | Coaching women to find joy in their professional life

Kim Araman

🇦🇪 Abu Dhabi, UAE

Career Coach | Interview Expert | Founder of Nail Your Interview

Dr. Joseph Wallach

🇮🇱 Modi’in Israel

Licensed Clinical Psychologist at Maccabi Health care Services

Dr. Liraz Margalit

🇮🇱 Caesarea, Israel

Social Psychologist who specializes in Behavioral Design and Decision Making

Ira Prochko

🇮🇱 Jerusalem, Israel

COO at Get Help Israel

Ari Schoenfeld

🇮🇱 Jerusalem, Israel

Director of MOXO México y de Hayeladim Shelanu

Justine (Aginsky) Friedman

🇮🇱 Modi’in Israel

Licensed Clinical Dietician and Mindset Mentor I Holistic Health and Wellness


Monica Borschel, PhD

🇭🇰 Hong Kong

Attachment, trauma and loss specialist

Odeya ChenYan

🇨🇳 Beijing, China

CEO and Business Strategist

Sree Kumar

🇮🇳 Hyderabad, India

HR Strategy Consultant | Executive Coach | Motivational Speaker | Counselor

Carlos K. Aguilar. Jr

🇵🇭 Manila, Philippines

Founder and the Owner of ABUNDANCE an office in the Philippines that focuses on the seven Heartsets of The Abundant Life: Flow, Connect, Dharma, Positive, Journey, Evolve, Balance.

Alma Dao

🇻🇳 Hanoi, Vietnam

Editorial Board Member in Star Journal of Mental Health and Psychiatry in USA | Founder, Online Psycho Therapy

Aditi Joshi

🇮🇳 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Mental Health Advocate | Director at Speaking Grey | Entrepreneur | Community Builder

Shantnu Tandon

🇮🇳 Gurgaon, Haryana, India

Teacher and Founder Tifo Learning Solutions

Dr. Sona Abraham

🇮🇳 Kerala, India

Endocrinologist, Passionate Edupreneur and Emotion Scientist.

Garima Narwani

🇰🇷 Yesan-gun, Chungnam, South Korea

Counselling Psychologist

Christopher K. Johannes

🇯🇵 Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan

Assistant Professor (KGU) | Director, LebenWell | Board Certified Coach | Counselor (LPC, LMHC) | Author

Karim Kazemzade

🇮🇷 Fasa, Iran

Counselor | Psychotherapist


Angelina Zimmerman

🇦🇺 Sydney, Australia

Mindset Coach & Facilitator

Naz Sadiq

🇦🇺 Sydney, Australia

Managing Director of Top Candidate

Shiv Kumar

🇳🇿 Auckland, New Zealand

Career and Personal Development Coach

Doreen Schwegler

🇦🇺 Travancore, Victoria, Australia

Naturopath | Medical Scientist | Counsellor BApSc (RMIT); DipApSc. (SSNT) |Director of Clinical Services at Holistic Health


MFC / Biofeedback Training

September 22 to 23, 2021
Tel Aviv University, Israel

International Conference on Movement: Brain, Body and Cognition

September 2nd, 3rd and 4th, 2021
University of Paris La Sorbonne, France

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