Stephen Beller, Ph.D
Dr. Beller has provided psychotherapy to patients in Westchester County for over 30 years and has helped a diverse group clients ranging in age from adolescents to the elderly. He is also a cosmologist and writer who learned about the Laws of Potential from Dr. Bob in the mid-1990s and has been using it since then in his professional and personal lives. His life goal is to understand the fundamentals of mind and consciousness, the underpinning of reality, the purpose of life, the positive and negative aspects of human nature, and how to use this knowledge to help evolve our species. Dr. Beller is also the inventor of a proprietary software technology and the President/CEO of National Health Data Systems, Inc., a health I.T. company founded in 1994. His company’s patented information technology enables networks of collaborators to increase healthcare quality and efficiency in a way that brings greater value to patients/consumers through decision-support based on advanced knowledge-building and sharing. He also participates in Federal workgroups that develop, test and deploy health IT standards. Dr. Beller graduated from Hofstra University with a Ph.D in clinical psychology.
Les Fehmi, Ph.D
Dr. Fehmi is the Director of the Princeton Biofeedback Centre, LLC, in Princeton, NJ. For more than 40 years he has conducted research and maintained a clinical practice in the area of attention and EEG biofeedback. He developed Open Focus™ training and specializes in multi-channel, phase synchrony neurofeedback. His work is documented in his two books, “The Open-Focus Brain,” and “Dissolving Pain,” as well as in articles posted on his web site, www.openfocus.com. Well-known in the area of peak performance training, Dr. Fehmi has been a consultant with the Dallas Cowboys, the NJ Nets, the Princeton University Women’s Tennis Team, the Olympic Development Committee for the training of middle and long distance runners, and the National Association of Speed and Explosion. He has also worked with business executives and performing artists who are interested in peak performance in their fields, and has served as a consultant to the Harvard Medical School, the Veterans Administration of New York, and the Kane-Miller Corporation. Dr. Fehmi received his doctorate from UCLA and did his post-doctoral work at the Brain Research Institute at UCLA.
Susan Shor, M.S.W
Ms. Shor serves as the Executive Director of the Princeton Biofeedback Centre, LLC in Princeton, N.J. where she combines the teaching of Open Focus™ training with multi-channel, phase synchrony neurofeedback. Working with Dr. Fehmi’s methods as they apply to stress reduction, peak performance training, and dissolving pain has been an important part of Ms. Shor’s work for over 25 years. Previously, Ms. Shor has been a psychotherapist in private practice in New York City, the Co-Director of the Biofeedback & Stress Management Clinic of Manhattan, a consulting psychotherapist for the New York Commission for the Blind and Visually Handicapped, a field instructor for Hunter College’s Graduate School of Social Work, an adjunct faculty member at Hunter College’s Center for Lifelong Learning, a co-leader of multiple family therapy groups at the Staten Island Family Court, Department of Probation, and the director of social services and clinical supervision at The Dimele Center for Psychotherapy. She received her Master’s degree from Columbia University and is a licensed certified social worker.
Gary Billings, Ph.D
Gary Billings has enjoyed a successful career as an educator, corporate executive, and consultant. He has lectured extensively to executives about leadership. He recently completed a two-year study on happiness and launched a blog, The Boomer Post, designed to share his findings with fellow Boomers. Billings has also launched a seminar business offering workshop on Self-Leadership to Boomers who are seeking to be more and do more in the Second Half. Billings has a doctorate in education with a primary focus on adult and organization development.
Mr. Dolgetta has had a career with long dedication to working with suburban and urban populations as a high school teacher at Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx, as well as Gorton High School in Yonkers, N.Y. His experiences were and still are to offer his knowledge and experience in urban secondary education to Institutes of Higher Learning. His acknowledgments include:
- Outstanding Career and Technical Education Teacher of the Year 2008.
- New York State Assembly Certificate of Merit Career and Technical Teacher of the Year 2008.
- Coached Westchester County Silverman Moot Court Champions 2008-2009.
- Moot Court Coach Gorton High School 1999-2008 District Recognition. .
- New York State Bar Association Mock Trial Competition participated as team coach 1999-2008.
- Director of Yonkers Schools District Elementary Mock Trial Initiative
- Elected Building Union Representative by my colleagues 2008-2013
- Elected to Share Decision Making Council at Gorton High School 2000-2013
- Director of the Gorton High School Law Magnet Program 2002-2013
- Varsity Soccer Coach Fordham Preparatory School 1983-1988
- The Exceptional Mind and Student Success, Gilchrist Institute Publications, 2015.
- Bronx River North Trilogy, A novel in three books, Rebound Publishers, 2015
Dr. Rosemary J. Uzzo
Dr. Uzzo has served as an international educational administrator, educator and author. Her research, teaching, and consulting endeavors—both internationally and in the United States—focus on students and their ability to reach their full potential while enjoying classroom instruction. She is the former President of the School of Education Alumni Association at Fordham University in New York City and the Fordham Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi. Currently, she is a Board Member of the Lower Hudson Council of Administrative Women in Education (LHCAWE) and Vice President of Yonkers Arts, a community-based organization that supports the arts and which recently designed and published Yonkers Art Spots, a keepsake map of Yonkers, NY that helps people to discover over 70 locations for architecture, performance and art. The adjudicating team for Helpyoulearn…Live Green: An Exhibition at the United Nations 2014 are internationally known artists, educators, and environmentalists.
As a current member of the Association of Supervisors and Curriculum Developers (ASCD), she keeps abreast of current worldwide educational issues. As a result of her experience, she co-authored Exploring New York Activity-Text published by Heath’s Division of Social Studies.
Among her many awards and acknowledgments, Dr. Uzzo was presented with the Jenkins Honorary Life Membership Award, which recognizes individuals for their contributions to the welfare of children, by the New York State Council of PTAs. Her global cultural experiences include teaching and working as an educational consultant in Sonsonate, El Salvador; Sydney, Australia; Ostuni, Italy; and Qingdao, China. Dr. Uzzo has always been a national and international activist. These activities include participation in President Carter’s Friendship Force in Denmark, the United Nations Hunger Project in Russia. She is currently teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) to multi-level adults and serves as an instructor preparing multi-cultural adults to become new American citizens.