Board

Kermit Cole, MFT

Board Chair
Kermit Cole, MFT, worked in residential treatment with a focus on trauma & psychosis for many years. He currently works, in a team with his partner Louisa, at the Council for Relationships in Philadelphia.

A former film-maker, he has undergraduate and master’s degrees in psychology from Harvard. He founded the Open Paradigm film project with the intention of producing high-quality video of people and projects that question the DSM and its biomedical system of diagnosis. He has more than a decade of experience working with people in psychotic states.

Seana O’Callaghan

President & CEO

Jessica Pratt

Chief Communications Officer

Malea Stockton

Chief Administrative Officer

David Hughes, PhD

Treasurer, Cambridge, MA

Gayle R. Berg, PhD

Board Secretary, Roslyn Heights, NY

Ronda Speight

Vice Secretary, White Plains, NY

Giovan E. Bazan

Board Member, Chicago, IL

Christopher Gordon, MD

Board Member, Framingham, MA

Peter Kinderman, PhD

Board Member, Liverpool, UK

Pablo Sadler, MD, MPH

Board Member, New York, NY

Rob Cotes, MD

Scientific Advisory Council Chair, Atlanta, GA

Lee Combrinck-Graham, MD

Scientific Advisor, Stamford, CT

Judith Cook, PhD

Scientific Advisor, University of Illinois, Chicago

David Healy, MD, FRCPsych

Scientific Advisor, McMaster University, Ontario, CA

Swapnil Gupta, MD

Scientific Advisor, Yale School of Medicine

Bonnie Kaplan, PhD

Scientific Advisor, University of Calgary

Jeffrey R. Lacasse, PhD

Scientific Advisor, Florida State University

Rebecca Miller, PhD

Scientific Advisor, Yale School of Medicine

Judith Pentz, MD

Scientific Advisor, University of New Mexico

Tony Stanton, MD

Scientific Advisor, Bainbridge Island, WA

Sandra Steingard, MD

Board Chair, Burlington, VT

Joseph Stoklosa, MD

Scientific Advisor, Harvard Medical School

Kenneth Thompson, MD

Scientific Advisor, University of Pittsburgh

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