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Our Speakers Collective

Looking for a speaker for your next event, workshop or continuing education course? We use our connections with over 1000 mental health professionals in Louisville, to help you find the perfect match!

Contact us at to book your speaker or develop your event. 

Shannon Gonter


Shannon is a mental health counselor, advocate, and speaker who values connection, intentionality, observation and authenticity. Shannon is passionate about personal and professional development, systems thinking and assisting young adults find their “why”. 

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Leslie Cashion

MFT Associate

Leslie is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator who speaks on topics including trauma-sensitive issues, mindfulness, traumatic faith experiences, play therapy and play.

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Lacey Ryan


Lacey is a Certified Positive Discipline Parent Educator who works closely with families and children to help them grow. She loves to talk and educate people on mental health in children and teens, parenting challenges, positive parenting. 

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Lauren Muir


Lauren is a certified clinical trauma specialist for families and has experience working within school systems and adult jail and juvenile detention, inpatient hospital settings, and community-based organizations. She is available to speak on topics around mental health for children and teens, parenting and mental health in the workplace.

Her latest workshops include:  

Psychological Safety in the Workplace 


Amanda Villaveces


Amanda is a Certified Compassion Fatigue Professional who loves to talk about Mindfulness in the Workplace and Mindful Caregiving. She helps promote and create mental wellness programs throughout Louisville and is available to speak on a variety of topics including: Mental Wellness in our Community, Mental Wellness in the Workplace, Mind-Body Mental Wellness and more. 

Latest talks include: 

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout Prevention

The Mind Body Connection 

Mindful Caregiving

Teen Mental Health and NTI

Building Your Self Care Plan

Improv for Anxiety

Breaking Your Phone Habit


Gail Bibb

CSW, CPT, MFT Associate

Gail is a trauma therapist, certified personal trainer and Christian counselor. Her work sits at he intersection of mental, physical and spiritual health with the goal helping individuals and couples heal trauma & relationships holistically. 


Gail is available to speak on topics around trauma,  unhealthy habits, emotional eating, codependency, poor boundaries, relationship issues and the integration of mental health and theology.

Interested in becoming one of our speakers?

Want to bring your talents and knowledge to public speaking events? Join our Speakers Collective. We will help connect you with local schools, businesses and other organizations seeking Mental Wellness speakers.


To join us submit your CV, list of speaking engagements or topics you speak on, a small bio and a headshot. 

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