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2023 Team

The Speakers who have joined our family over the years have been some of the best in the nation.  This coming year is no exception.


John Lee Best Selling Author of The Flying Boy, Missing Peace, and many others. John Lee is a pioneer in the fields of self-help, anger management, co-dependency, emotional regression, recovery, emotional intelligence, and relationships. John is an expert in the field of anger vs. rage. see 

Jerry Moe one of the foremost experts on counseling for young children in families affected by addiction, Moe has written dozens of books—most featuring a friendly, beloved character Beamer—that are used by families and other professionals throughout the world. A sought-after thought leader, he has spoken in all 50 states and trained or presented in 22 countries, including China, Ghana and Russia. He has also spoken at the White House and on Capitol Hill, and has been interviewed frequently by local, state and national media, including the TODAY show, TIME magazine, the NBC Nightly News and USA Today—just to name a few.


Since 2019, Moe has been a significant contributor to Sesame Street in Communities and its Emmy-winning initiative on parental addiction. Other major media collaborations that brought huge exposure to the needs of kids in families with addiction included the award-winning 2005 PBS documentary Lost Childhood : Growing up in an Alcoholic Family and the Emmy-winning 2010 Nickelodeon News special Under the Influence: Kids of Alcoholics.




international lecturers, coaches and facilitators who, combined, bring over 8 decades of experience to the helping professions. They began their private practice in 1988 as counselors, coaches, educators and consultants with individuals, groups, organizations, and institutions and have extensive experience in treating alcoholism, drug addiction and codependence, trauma, relationship recovery, men's/women's issues, spirituality, and other obsessive/compulsive dependent behaviors


Carol Teitelbaum, LMFT

Carol has been a therapist since 1985. She works with individuals, couples, families and groups. She has been speaking at conferences for many years and created her own workshops. Fourteen years ago Carol started Creative Change Conferences and has been producing one of a kind conferences dealing with Male Survivors of abuse, It Happens to Boys and Female Survivors, The Beautiful Face of Recovery.  A place that is so safe even the speakers have  shared their own stories.  Speakers have ranged from John Bradshaw, Patrick Carnes, Robert Ackerman,
David Whyte, Claudia Black, John Lee, Dr. Harry, Allen Berger, Rev. Leo Booth and so many more.
Carol will be sharing her experience about treating male survivors in a group therapy setting. 

Daniel Marquez, Scott Smith and Robert Teitelbaum
will share stories of trauma, addiction and recovery.

Norman Fox and Billie Chiechi create an hour of nostalgia and fun. Music can heal.  It is so important to have music in our lives to help us heal. Music speaks to our heart before our head can rationalize it.  

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