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...
Alyssa is an experience creator, business developer, and wellness advocate.
BJ is an artist and facilitates the LiveWell Seniors support group.
Catherine is a retired cardiologist who lives outside of Cleveland.
David works in tech and spends his free time learning how to adult.
Helena is a translator and counselor who enjoys nature, bookclubs and crafts.
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.
Judy is a professor emeritus with expertise in psychology and gerontology from Center City Philadelphia who helps lead the Seniors support group.
MJ is a student studying psychology in hopes of becoming a LMHC one day.
Peter is a CNA, a proud dad and husband, and a facilitator at the LiveWell Wisdom support group.
Saji is a current facilitator of the online LiveWell Teens support group, and has also led LiveWell mindfulness groups in-person.
Shaun brings his experience in hospitality to the role of mentor to other peer facilitators.
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.
Amy is a social worker and educator who inspires people to use mindfulness practices for good mental health.
Ben incorporates his experience as a freelance journalist and passion for philosophy into his group facilitation style.
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.
Eli is a retired IT professional with a special interest in positively impacting the lives of others.
Ilona loves travel, spending time in nature and fooling around with words (writing).
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.
Karina is a Social Worker and the LiveWell Program Director.
Mu is a teacher of youth of all ages, and daily runs more miles than we can count.
Petra is an attorney who also serves on the LiveWell Foundation Board of Directors.
Sarah brings her education, professional, and personal experiences to LiveWell. She is passionate about her recovery and breaking the mental health stigma.
Stefanie created the LiveWell Program®, and now trains her peers to help make a difference.
Tony works in finance and accounting for a nonprofit. He enjoys coffee, musical theater, and practicing listening skills.
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.
Dr. Beth is an "outside of the box" pediatrician.
Clancy is an educator and visual artist whose work has been shown across the U.S.
Eric is a Professional Certified Coach & certified practitioner of Applied Positive Psychology.
Isaac is a coach and professional figure skater who performs internationally.
Joanne is a hospital volunteer who also serves on the LiveWell Board of Directors.
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.
Nikki lives in Lexington., KY. She loves traveling, reading historical and science fiction, and hearing new stories from old friends.
Renée is a practicing physician. She is dedicated to creating and supporting communities in Philadelphia.
Sean is a physician in recovery, and advocate for improved public health policy for mental health and substance use disorders.
Sweeny is a social worker passionate about serving her community and hiking.
Toshi is a mental health advocate and facilitator at the LiveWell Recovery group.
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.
Bridget is a social worker in Philadelphia who helps facilitate the LiveWell Teens Support Group.
Daniel is a professor of Humanities at a university in Philadelphia.
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.
Originally from Rochester, NY, J. has experience in teaching, peer counseling, and community volunteer work.
Jodi is an accountant with a passion for traveling and adventure.
Pat is a retired public health professional and co-facilitator of the Seniors support group.
Rick is an administrator and teacher in Special Education and an advocate for mental wellness.
Shannon is an educator and substance use disorder counselor-in-training passionate about helping people transition from tribulation to triumph.
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...
Meet our Leadership
Stefanie Glick MSS, MA, CPS
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
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
Marcy Rogovin, Esq.
VP, Bernstein Private Wealth
Educator, Visual Artist
Mental Health Advocate