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About Us

Charlie Safford, LCSW, President  

Since 2001, has worked to bring an exceptional learning experience to mental health clinicians in accordance with the highest ethical standards. Our mission is to identify the most important educational needs and develop courses that will enhance the knowledge and skills of the professionals we serve.  

Our course developers are authors, lecturers, trainers, college professors, and most importantly clinicians seeking ever better approaches to improving the lives of clients, selected for their ability to bring together the most current evidence based research and best practices approaches to clinical work.

Below are just some of the experienced professionals who have helped to develop the curriculum offered by


Sally Lehr, is a faculty member of the Emory University School of Nursing since 1976, who also maintains a private practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Sexologists, an AASECT Certified Sex Educator and Sex Therapist, and a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist. She is an author and frequent presenter at conferences and seminars.


Barbara G. Warner is a lecturer and clinical instructor in psychiatric nursing at Clemson University's Nursing program and a Clinical Nurse Practitioner with over thirty years of private practice experience providing psychotherapy to adults in clinical practice. Ms. Gulesserian has performed psychotherapy in group and individual practice, and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.


Iréné Celcer, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over thirty years experience working with eating disordered clients. She is a member of the Board of EDIN (Eating Disorders Informational Network), an organization based in Atlanta whose mission is to educate and prevent eating disorders, and the author of two books and numerous articles on eating disorders.


Leslie Todd, LCSW serves as a parenting coordinator in high conflict divorces cases for the Family Court of East Baton Rouge Parish. She is a licensed clinical social worker with over 25 years of private practice. She has also taught graduate courses as an adjunct instructor at Louisiana State University as well as a sociology course on marriage and family for Our Lady of the Lake College.


Other Prominent Course Developers

Jeffrey Minassian, MD board certified child psychiatrist who completed his residency in psychiatry, and his fellowship in child psychiatry at Emory University in 1984. He has over 30 years of private practice experience.

Dorothy Carrillo, PhD, LCSW is an former Associate Professor at the Georgia State University School of Social Work, as well as the former Executive Chairperson for Continuing Education with the Georgia Chapter of NASW. In addition to her academic experience, she has over three decades of experience providing clinical services in school, agency, hospital and private practice settings.

Ron Fagan, PhD, MA, LMFT,  a former professor of sociology at Pepperdine University and renowned expert on substance abuse, who currently serves as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice.