Melissa Deuter, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and founder of Sigma Mental Health Urgent Care based in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Deuter currently holds an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, where she is actively involved in clinical research, teaching seminars, and supervising the work of medical students and psychiatry residents.
Month: January 2019
Arnie S. Malham is the author of Worth Doing Wrong: The Quest To Build A Culture That Rocks, and founder/president of BetterBookClub.com. An entrepreneur and speaker who focuses on improving work cultures, Malham previously built and sold two successful businesses – cj Advertising, which became the largest full-service brand-building agency in the U.S. exclusively for law firms; and a call center, Legal Intake Professionals.
Christopher Felton is the author of Re-Member Yourself: A Healing Journey Through Your Innerverse. A former Maryland state trooper, Felton is a prolific public speaker who has taught about world religions. He also authored the books Cipher’s Den and The Fervent Exchange, and his articles have appeared in Her Times magazine.
Kirk Abner is the author of Flower Dog Man, the most recent of his Awareness Series, which includes Thinking Like Jesus and Norman’s Names. He graduated from Montgomery Bell Academy, the University of Alabama and received an award from President Ronald Reagan.
Miranda Pacchiana, MSW is a writer, speaker and survivor whose work has been featured in The Huffington Post, The Mighty, Psych Central, Trigger Points Anthology, MomsRising, and others. She writes about a variety of subjects including recovery from abuse, family estrangement, parenting and grief. Miranda has spent over two decades addressing and examining family responses to the disclosure of child sexual abuse.
John Collopy is the author of the book The Reward of Knowing which relates his own struggles with addiction. “Friends can play an important role, just not the primary role, in helping those with those addicted to alcohol and drugs recover.”
Taylor Pyles is a Detective with Annapolis Police Department and is assigned to the Criminal Investigations Section. He primarily investigates child abuse, child sex offenses, and other crimes against children. Taylor serves as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Anne Arundel County. As a CASA, Taylor works to be a voice for children who are in foster care and ensures their needs are being met by the court system as well as parties involved in the child’s life.