BELDEN, M. D. is a family practice physician with the group Family
Health Care in Columbia, MO. Jeff has special interests in geriatrics,
chronic pain, headaches, spirituality in medicine and in promoting
physician well-being and self-care. Jeff is the website developer
and webmaster for the Heartland Men's Conference.
N.M.D. is a naturopathic physician who practices in Kansas City,
LPC is a therapist in private practice in Columbia, MO and a
Certified Model Mugging instructor. He will display the Model Mugging
Program at an information table. Michael is the author of Heart's
Calling, a book about a son becoming his own man.
ERIC EVERETT, R.Ph.,FIACP,
is a pharmacist and certified clinical nutritionist. He is co-owner
of O'Brien Pharmacy and the Kansas City MO Holistic Centre, specializing
in alternative care and custom prescription. He is an adjunct faculty
member at the UMKC School of Pharmacy.
CHRIS FREY, LCSW is
a psychotherapist, retreat leader and poet from St. Louis, MO. A
recognized men's work leader in the Midwest, Chris is the author
of three books including Men at Work: An Action Guide to Masculine
LOUISE FLENNER, ACSW, LCSW is a social
worker, therapist and one of the creators of Complementary Therapies
of Columbia, MO. Her practice specializes in using hypnosis, tai chi,
expressive therapy, meditation, relaxation training as well as traditional
is a junior high teacher in St. Louis. He and his wife Sylvia
teach yoga for couples.
teaches yoga for couples with her husband , Lou.
JIM HOWARD, LPC is a leader in the
St. Louis-Columbia Men's Community. He is a Licensed Professional
Counselor with extensive experience in experiential healing, addictions,
men's issues and codependency. Jim is a frequent presenter to professional
and lay audiences.
SKY JIMENEZ, M.S.
is a counselor of young children in Columbia, MO. Of Okla-Chickasaw
heritage, Sky is a student of the Anisanabe Peace Shield.
PATRICK KANE, LCSW, DCSW
is a therapist in private practice in Columbia, MO who provides
counseling and psychotherapy for men, women, couples, families and
groups. Currently facilitating men's empowerment groups and retreats,
Patrick also provides couples retreats and group consultation with
his wife Pam Mauch, a psychologist. Patrick is an Adjunct Professor
at The School of Social Work, Univ. MO.
is a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and Certified Touch
for Health Instructor. Karen is the owner of The Swedish Massage
Centre and has been in practice since 1978.
LARRY KREUGER, Ph.D.
is a Professor of Social Work at the University of Missouri School
of Social Work. One of Larry's major interests is how hypertechnology
effects social functioning and face to face relationships at home
and at work.
MANDY MANDERINO, Ph.D.
is a psychologist in private practice at the Center for Family and
Individual Counseling in Columbia, MO.
a nurse practitioner at the Veterans Hospital in Columbia, MO, has
been having fun playing drums for the past 25 years. He has performed
locally with the percussion ensemble Universal Drum Appeal.
PAM MAUCH, Ph.D.
is a psychologist in private practice in Columbia, MO who works
with individuals, couples and groups. Since 1975 she has been a
therapist and trainer focusing on women's issues including stopping
violence against women, women's wellness and empowerment issues.
With her husband social worker-therapist Patrick Kane, Pam also
provides couples retreats and group consultations.
DAN MCKEE of St. Louis is a co-leader
of the Warrior Monk Training Intensive. He is involved in community
building, multi-cultural projects and he has practiced personal
healing and awareness work for 20 years.
WILEY MILLER, Ph.D. is a psychologist
and Coordinator of the Stress Management and Biofeedback Clinic
at the University of MO Counseling Center. He is also in private
practice in Columbia.
JOSEPH MONTIE,M.D. is
a Urologist in Columbia MO. and a frequent presenter on men's health
TOM MUENKS is
a member of the ManKind Project since 1994 and a facilitator of
men's integration groups.
DENNIS NICELY is
active in the St. Louis center of the ManKind Project. He
is editor of their newsletter.
has been involved in the Boy Scouts for 53 years. For over 27
years he has been a scoutmaster. His passion for Scouting has brought
him regional and national awards including the Silver Beaver. He
has pioneered the use of Scout Troops with boys in detention and
residential treatment.He will display these programs at the Heartland.
MARY SCHANUEL is
a leader in the Woman Within community in St. Louis, frequently
leading workshops with her husband , Tony.
is a leader in the St. Louis ManKind Project community, frequently
leading workshops with his wife , Mary. He is a free lance photographer.
ED SMITH is a certified
co-leader for the New Warrior Training Adventure of the ManKind
Project and a men's work leader in Indianapolis, Indiana.
LEE ANN STAMM, D.C. is
a chiropractor, healer and spiritual leader of the Cedar Grove Life
Center (in the Kansas City area) where she offers multiple methods
of healing for mind and body.