Meet Our Volunteer Peer Facilitators 

This group of trained peers from diverse backgrounds and professions with their own lived experience of depression and resilience are the heart and soul of LiveWell. They volunteer to lead LiveWell support groups in their community or online so that all people can access free and effective care. Here's our current crew...

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Alyssa

Pennsylvania

Alyssa is an experience creator, business developer, and wellness advocate.

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BJ

Baja California

BJ is an artist and facilitates the LiveWell Seniors support group.

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Catherine

Ohio

Catherine is a retired cardiologist who lives outside of Cleveland.

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David

Virginia

David works in tech and spends his free time learning how to adult.

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Helena

Germany

Helena is a translator and counselor who enjoys nature, bookclubs and crafts.

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Janine

Malaysia

Janine (she/her) is a singer-songwriting Londoner (currently residing in S.E. Asia) who is passionate about self-development, personal growth education, and wellness.

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Judy

Pennsylvania

Judy is a professor emeritus with expertise in psychology and gerontology from Center City Philadelphia who helps lead the Seniors support group.

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MJ

New York

MJ is a student studying psychology in hopes of becoming a LMHC one day.

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Peter

Pennsylvania

Peter is a CNA, a proud dad and husband, and a facilitator at the LiveWell Wisdom support group.

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Saji

Pennsylvania

Saji is a current facilitator of the online LiveWell Teens support group, and has also led LiveWell mindfulness groups in-person.

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Shaun

Pennsylvania

Shaun brings his experience in hospitality to the role of mentor to other peer facilitators. 

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Tracy

Connecticut

Tracy is a Clinical Social Worker passionate about helping children with disabilities and their family. Tracy uses her natural empathy and compassion to support her peers at LiveWell.

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Amy

Pennsylvania

Amy is a social worker and educator who inspires people to use mindfulness practices for good mental health.

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Ben

New Jersey

Ben incorporates his experience as a freelance journalist and passion for philosophy into his group facilitation style.

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Charles

Pennsylvania

Charles is a biography challenged empath. Podcast listener, enjoyer of sleep and carbohydrates. I make things in ableton. Grateful to be part of the LiveWell family.

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Eli

Pennsylvania

Eli is a retired IT professional with a special interest in positively impacting the lives of others.

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Ilona

Massachusetts

Ilona loves travel, spending time in nature and fooling around with words (writing).

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Jeff

Pennsylvania

Jeff is a health care clinician who resides in Philadelphia. The LiveWell community is very
special to him, and he wants to give back to it as much as he can.

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Karina

Pennsylvania

Karina is a Social Worker and the LiveWell Program Director.

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Mudhillin

Pennsylvania

Mu is a teacher of youth of all ages, and daily runs more miles than we can count.

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Petra

Pennsylvania

Petra is an attorney who also serves on the LiveWell Foundation Board of Directors.

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Sarah

Maine

Sarah brings her education, professional, and personal experiences to LiveWell. She is passionate about her recovery and breaking the mental health stigma.

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Stefanie

Pennsylvania

Stefanie created the LiveWell Program®, and now trains her peers to help make a difference.

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Tony

Georgia

Tony works in finance and accounting for a nonprofit. He enjoys coffee, musical theater, and practicing listening skills.

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Amanda

North Carolina

Amanda is our self-proclaimed "resident goofball" who strives to keep groups light and lively. A crafter and nature lover, with experience in special event planning and public relations.

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Beth

Pennsylvania

Dr. Beth is an "outside of the box" pediatrician.

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Clancy

Pennsylvania

Clancy is an educator and visual artist whose work has been shown across the U.S.

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Eric

Washington DC

Eric is a Professional Certified Coach & certified practitioner of Applied Positive Psychology.

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Isaac

Pennsylvania

Isaac is a coach and professional figure skater who performs internationally.

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Joanne

Pennsylvania

Joanne is a hospital volunteer who also serves on the LiveWell Board of Directors.

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Maxine

Ohio

Maxine is a partner in a new real estate venture, a wellness advocate, and an educator who appreciates the practical tools the LiveWell Program has to offer.

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Nikki

Kentucky

Nikki lives in Lexington., KY. She loves traveling, reading historical and science fiction, and hearing new stories from old friends.

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Renée

Pennsylvania

Renée is a practicing physician. She is dedicated to creating and supporting communities in Philadelphia.

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Sean

Pennsylvania

Sean is a physician in recovery, and advocate for improved public health policy for mental health and substance use disorders.

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Sweeny

New Jersey

Sweeny is a social worker passionate about serving her community and hiking.

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Toshi

New York

Toshi is a mental health advocate and facilitator at the LiveWell Recovery group.

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Ari

New York

Ari lives in Brooklyn and enjoys volunteering and 'living' the LiveWell Strategies of Challenge the Stigma of Depression and Taking Action by volunteering as a peer facilitator.

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Bridget

Pennsylvania

Bridget is a social worker in Philadelphia who helps facilitate the LiveWell Teens Support Group.

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Daniel

Pennsylvania

Daniel is a professor of Humanities at a university in Philadelphia.

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Emily

Virginia

Emily (she/her) is a graduate student passionate about mental health access for all, and creating spaces for people to find their purpose and cultivate their own happiness.

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J. (Jerome)

Pennsylvania

Originally from Rochester, NY, J. has experience in teaching, peer counseling, and community volunteer work.

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Jodi

Pennsylvania

Jodi is an accountant with a passion for traveling and adventure.

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Michael

Pennsylvania

Michael is the co-creator of the LiveWell Physicians program. He is a surgeon and mental health advocate for physicians and all people aiming to live a healthy life.

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Pat

Pennsylvania

Pat is a retired public health professional and co-facilitator of the Seniors support group. 

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Rick

Georgia

Rick is an administrator and teacher in Special Education and an advocate for mental wellness.

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Shannon

Louisiana

Shannon is an educator and substance use disorder counselor-in-training passionate about helping people transition from tribulation to triumph.

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Tom

Pennsylvania

A proud full-time Dad, Tom helps lead the weekly support group in West Philadelphia.

And here's the rest of our trained volunteer team...
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Callie

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Eileen

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Erika

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Michelle

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Meet our Leadership 

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Stefanie Glick MSS, MA, CPS

Executive Director

Creator of the LiveWell Program®

Drawing on a diverse professional career that spans over 30 years, as well as her personal experience of living well with depression, Stefanie co-founded and currently leads the LiveWell Foundation.  Read full bio

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Karina Wiener MSS, LSW

Director of Programs and Operations

Karina combines her organizational skills, clinical training, and lived experience with depression and anxiety to help empower others to live well.  Read full bio

 

Meet our Board of Directors

President

Marcy Rogovin, Esq.

Attorney (retired)

Treasurer

Evan Linhardt

VP, Bernstein Private Wealth

Vice President

Clancy Philbrick

Educator, Visual Artist

Secretary

Joanne Klein

Mental Health Advocate

Petra Brown, Esq.

Attorney, Optimum

Sean Fogler, MD

Co-Founder, Elevyst Consulting

Corie Hammers, PhD

Senior Research Scientist, UnitedHealth Group

Faith Dyson-Washington, PhD, MBA

Chief Executive Offcier, Philadelphia Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services

Diane Cornman-Levy

Executive Director, Women's Way

Bunny Glick

Co-Founder, LiveWell Foundation

Joyce Norden, PhD

Community Organizer

Sara Cleveland

Director of Development, Amnesty International