Liz Dideon Hess, LCSW, is a trauma therapist who has a private practice in Allentown, PA. She has worked in various outpatient settings as well as in a trauma intensive care unit. Liz is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Gestalt Program and has been a faculty member since 2020. She has advanced training in Gestalt, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Deep Brain Reorienting and Structural Dissociation Theory. Liz has a special interest in working with women, caretakers (personal and professional), disfigurement, and trauma.
Melody Schaper, RSMT, is a Somatic Therapist, Artist and Teacher and has been supporting women to use their voices for over 40 years. As a choreographer and dancer much of her work focused on the power and beauty of being a woman. As an executive coach Melody has worked with empowering women to become leaders in business and in their personal lives. As a somatic therapist Melody has accompanied victims of trauma and abuse to regain comfort in their own skin and to once again use their voices in service of their authentic needs and desires. Melody is deeply and passionately committed to helping women become their full selves in a world that desperately needs to hear their voices.
The Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors has approved this workshop for 8 contact hours of continuing education toward licensure renewal.