Richard Nongard, LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice.  While working with substance abusers in the early 1990’s he recognized this subject of vital importance was often missing from counselor training programs.  He the author of several books, including “Diagnosis Evil: Identifying Those With No Excuse” and “Medical Meditation”.  He holds advanced degrees in both counseling and ministry.

David Parke, CCE-BCC is a former Army Ranger, Navy Diver and Military Advisor.  He has spent most of the past decade in Iraq and Afghanistan. Originally from Kansas, he now lives in New York and is the author of “Coach with Courage”.  He is certified by the Center for Credentialing and Education (NBCC) as a Board Certified Coach. Participants enjoy and are challenged by his gentle spirit, knowledge of research and personal insights into the psychology of killing.