SPEAKERS (listed alphabetically)


Annemarie Carroll, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and yoga teacher whose special interest lies in the integration of these traditions to help people make change in their lives.

In 1999, Annemarie earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Kent State University, specializing in assisting people with adjustment to traumatic injuries and chronic illness. In 2008, she completed her yoga teacher training and has since completed numerous trainings on the therapeutic use of yoga, including its role in the treatment of anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse, chronic pain and insomnia. Annemarie sees psychotherapy clients and teaches therapeutic yoga classes through her private practice, Inner Wisdom Yoga and Psychotherapy.

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Dr. Alta DeRoo has been an attending physician at Naval Medical Center San Diego, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune and currently at University of Virginia School of Medicine. She is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM), as well as the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr DeRoo also leads an Office Based Opioid Treatment program (OBOT) through her Community Services Board in Culpeper, VA. She is a contributor to publications regarding opioid use disorders among pregnant women and lectures frequently on addiction medicine topics on a local and national level. Dr. DeRoo serves as the regional clinical champion for the education of physicians regarding buprenorphine waiver training for the state of Virginia. She is also the secretary for the Virginia Chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Dr. DeRoo is currently the director of OBGYN at University of Virginia – Culpeper and an associate professor at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. DeRoo specializes in treating patients with opioid use disorder and pregnant women needing medication assisted treatment.

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Anne Dornberg, MSW, obtained her Master’s (MSW) and Bachelor’s (Speech Communication) degrees from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. She is a licensed clinical social worker whose areas of specialization include LGBTQ concerns, women's issues, grief and loss, and group therapy. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Lesbian and Gay Health Project in Durham, North Carolina from 1991 to 1996.

Ms. Dornberg has worked in a broad range of clinical settings including an inpatient substance abuse treatment center, a university counseling center, and private practice. She also served as Admissions Coordinator for the MSW program at Radford University School of Social Work. Ms. Dornberg has developed and facilitated over 20 workshops on the concerns of LGBTQ individuals.

  Joe Klein photo Joe Klein, LPC, CSAC, created the Recovery Dojo in 2017, a Substance Use Disorder Partial Hospitalization Program (aka Day Treatment) within the continuum of care at New River Valley Community Services. In his workshop he will share relational techniques and games used to engage clients with substance use disorders in the Recovery Dojo. Instill Mindfulness specializes in bringing youth, teachers and school-based clinicians the lenses of playfulness, curiosity and relational mindfulness practices through which to experience deeper levels of engagement with each other, with the world around them and with their inner lives.

Andy Matzner, LCSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist. In addition, he teaches as an adjunct professor at Virginia Western Community College and Hollins University. Andy is also an author. His latest books are "Everyone Has a Story: Using the Hero's Journey and Narrative Therapy to Reframe the Struggle of Mental Illness" (2015) and "Recovery from Addictions and Compulsive Behavior: A Journaling-Based Guide to Becoming Your Best Self and Having a Life Worth Living" (2017).


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Jamie Reygle is the Executive Director of InStill Mindfulness SWVA. He has been involved in the nonprofit sector for most of his adult life. Originally from Australia, he has served on the boards of The Wilderness Society, the Queensland Music Industry Association, radio station 2NCR, and Blue Mountain School (in Floyd). His work history includes working with disadvantaged youth, music promotion and management, journalism, teaching, and corporate customer service. He has been practicing mindfulness since 2003. Since then, his interest in mindfulness has led him to run workshops, staff at least a dozen meditation retreats, and teach mindfulness in local public schools. Jamie has a BA in Psychology from Murdoch University.


Rebecca Stuart, MA, a Trauma-Informed Care trainer, has worked with many youth who have experienced complex trauma. She has a background in supervision, mentoring services, teaching anger management, and has provided school-based clinical services. Rebecca currently serves as the Integrative Health Liaison for New River Valley Community Services (NRVCS), where she acts as a bridge between local pediatric offices and NRVCS to link patients to needed services.


Linda Taylor, LPC, is a licensed professional counselor, Trauma-Informed Care trainer, and serves on a trauma-informed community board. She has been an outpatient counselor working with children and families who have experienced trauma, and supervised a program focusing on keeping children with significant trauma histories in the community. Linda currently serves as an Intensive Services Supervisor for New River Valley Community Services, overseeing both intensive in home services as well as crisis intervention for children and families.

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