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The Team

Dr. Howard Gluss

Founder

Dr. Howard Gluss is a Clinical Psychologist, Author, Speaker, and Radio and Television host. As a Psychologist, Dr. Gluss's focus has been Psychological Assessment (Neuropsychological, Biopsychosocial and Forensic), Executive Coaching, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.  His clinical experience addresses Chronic Illness, Mood / Anxiety Disorders, Eating Disorders and Obesity, Geriatric and Adolescent Psychology, LGBT Issues, Couples Therapy and Substance Abuse.

FOR MORE ON DR. GLUSS CLICK HERE...

 

In the media Dr. Gluss has been broadcasting in the U.S. since 2006. Dr. G: Engaging Minds - The Podcast brings insightful conversations with experts and thought leaders to look at our world from a “deeper, more psychological point of view.”

Engaging Minds the TV show (BEOND.TV and KDOC-TV), which began on KABC–AM790 radio, shares the journeys of extraordinary
people who have overcome their addiction struggles to
create a life driven by passion. Dr. G shares mental health
“touch points” on social media with Walk To Work with Dr.
G, and psychoanalysis of TV and film content with Dr. G:
Entertainment. His soon to be released podcast WHY?
explores “why we do what we do when our behavior makes
no sense.”

  

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Damon Raskin, MD

Leading board certified internist and Diplomate of the American Board

of Addiction Medicine in Pacific Palisades, California. 

Addiction Expert
Addiction Expert
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Mark Tweddle

Entrepreneur with an obsession for growing sustainable businesses. His superpower is understanding what is needed to make complex

challenges simple.

Business Coach
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Linda A. Duke

Long-time art and museum educator
with over 25 years experience

as a  facilitator and trainer

of Visual Thinking Strategies

Visual Thinking Strategies
Addiction Expert
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John Paul Granillo

Professional artist with deep Hispanic roots in Santa Fe, NM, who shares

his life through his art.

Mural Artist
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Melissa Jobe

Creative producer who comes

to Daraknot from a career in graphic design design, the performing arts

and media production

Program Coordinator
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Concepcion Garcia

Somatic Psychotherapist, Curandera, Ceremonial Leader and Dance Leader who brings a body centered approach

to the healing of trauma

and other stress disorders

Somatic Psychotherapist
Addiction Expert
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Mimi Shagaga, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in human sexuality, 
sex therapy and
neuropsychology.

Clinical Psychologist
Addiction Expert
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Scott Edward Smith

Screenwriter, author, dramatist and producer who offers the written word to explore past traumas. 

Writing Coach
Addiction Expert
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Lynn Ferguson

Scottish storyteller who unpicks, simplifies and clarifies our stories so we get to live the life we wish to, rather

than one dictated by tales

from our past.

Storytelling
Addiction Expert
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Elizabeth Olis

CEO of Sunflower Mobile & Medical Clinic who provides quality medical care in a concierge setting.

Nurse Practitioner
Addiction Expert
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Joe Dinwiddie

Vocational educator of drystone masonry and organic horticulture based in Santa Fe, NM.

Vocational Training
Addiction Expert
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Sammie

A registered ESA who very much enjoys her profession and bonds well with those transforming 

their lives.

Emotional Support
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