Gina de la Chesnaye serves as key faculty and yoga director for several non-profit organizations in New York City, bringing mindfulness based exercises, yoga and meditation to at-risk and/or incarcerated youth, incarcerated women and their support staff. In 2014, Gina joined the staff of the International Center for Mental Health and Human Rights where she facilitates mindful movement, yoga and meditation, a component of the Contemplative Based Trauma and Resilience Training. Gina is an Associate Producer of the Tibetan Stories, a documentary film project under the wings of ICMHHR, focusing on Tibetan refugees living in exile in Dharamsala, India. Gina is a contributing writer and photographer to the Huffington Post, NY Yoga + Life and YogaCityNYC and has written numerous articles on yoga, meditation, martial arts and Buddhism. dedicated to humanitarian relief, she has spent several years focusing on trauma and resiliency work with children in orphanages, schools, refugee camps and monasteries throughout Nepal.
Ms. Logan has been active in the dialogue between Buddhist psychology, contemplative practice and analytic psychotherapy since 1974 and has presented nationally and internationally on the topic of healing trauma, group psychotherapy, compassion, mindful awareness and leadership. She is a licensed professional psychotherapist and senior clinical supervisor in private practice in Austin, Texas.
Dusty Byrd received her BA from the University of Texas and her MA from St. Edward’s university. Dusty works with the International Center for Mental Health and Human Rights to develop and implement trauma recovery and leadership training curricula for health workers, community leaders and school systems in communities suffering from complex psychological trauma.
Chelsea DeKruyff is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, Texas and has been in private practice for the last nine years. She enjoys helping others find a deeper understanding of themselves and greater meaning in life. She finds working to heal the wounds of psychological trauma is an essential ingredient in creating better lives for individuals, communities, and the world as a whole.
Carol is the Office and Support Manager at Public Citizen Texas and a EarthShare Texas representative. Carol is a self-proclaimed “non-profit junkie” and an all around do-gooder. She is an excellent grant writer and financial reporter. She believes whole heartedly in working for the common good.
Edie Wall Muehlberger served as Director of EarthShare of Texas, an NGO raising awareness and funds for local, national and international environmental organizations through workplace giving, for twelve years. Prior to joining the EST staff in 1990, she worked for the Texas Audubon Society and represented the Audubon Foundation of Texas on the EarthShare of Texas Board of Directors.