Laura Beth Moss, CCIS-V, CAMS-V
Laura Beth Moss is a nationally sought author, teacher, Supervisor and Diplomat for the National Anger Management Association (NAMA). She is the Founder of Growth Central Training and the Co-Director of Growth Central, teaching and training therapists, social workers, and counselors to work with court-mandated anger management clients. Laura is a regular presenter at the NAMA International Annual Conference each year. She is also a Certified Integrative Life Coach through the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. She specializes in self-care, wellness and helping others to navigate their personal narratives to integrate and explore complex, emotional states. More recently, she developed and co-authored the Crisis Intervention Certification Handbook. Laura grew up in the foothills of North Carolina and moved to New York City after graduating from the esteemed The University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Laura's long history as a Broadway, television and film actress brings a uniquely engaging style of teaching and presentation that deeply resonates with students.
Director and Founder of Growth Central and The National Anger Management Association
Rich Pfeiffer, MDiv., PhD.
Rich Pfeiffer is a Distinguished Diplomate of the National Anger Management Association (NAMA), an innovator in the development of Integral Psychotherapy and Relationship Therapy, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, an Integral Psychotherapist, and a Certified Anger Management Specialist-V. His psychological / spiritual training provides the foundation for his expertise in helping people work through their core conflicts. Dr. Pfeiffer has provided psychoeducational services to individuals and couples for over twenty-five years. He is the author of numerous books including the bestselling Real Solution Anger Management Workbook, Anger Management Workbook and Curriculum and Creating Real Relationships. Dr. Pfeiffer is an internationally recognized anger management authority and compelling speaker and trainer.
Andy Prisco, CCIS-V, CAMS-III
Andy Prisco is the Founder of the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team program within the State of Washington’s care and services system. It is a legislatively funded program that operates in several facilities throughout the State. The program’s structure, training, and people are credited with significant reductions in violence, injuries, and the use of seclusion and restraint in State Hospitals, Forensic Psychiatric Facilities, and Total Confinement Facilities. Andy is a Fellow with the National Anger Management Association (NAMA) and a co-developer of the only certification available in Crisis Intervention from a professional mental health association. He is an author of the Crisis Intervention Certification Handbook, Best Practices for First Responders (ISBN: 978-1-893505-65-0). Andy has provided trainings, in-services, and presentations across the United States as a subject matter expert through Crisis Intervention Partners, an organization dedicated to the advancement of competency trainings in Crisis Intervention/De-Escalation, to law enforcement professionals, hostage negotiation teams, crisis negotiation teams, fire/ems personnel, and psychiatric care and services professionals. In addition to behavioral health credentials, he maintains public safety credentials as a Firefighter, EMT, Fire Training Instructor, Rescue Swimmer, Rope Rescue Technician, and Company Officer. In 2017, Andy was a nominee for the Hero of the Year Award from the Washington Council of Behavioral Health. He won the prestigious award in 2019. He is the founder of the Omada Arete thought group, a think tank of cross discipline global experts, revisiting values and first principles in care and services programming.