Guest Presenters

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC
kelleyhopkinsalvarez.com | 203-948-0938
Kelley is a Licensed Professional Counselor, who provides individual and couples sychotherapy in her private practice in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where she specializes in relationships. Kelley has a calling to help those going through difficult times, especially those considering, going through or dealing with post-divorce recovery. Everything Kelley does reflects a positive psychology mindset, where the belief is that you can change thinking and behaviors through mindfulness, compassion, nutrition and wellness, movement and perseverance. She has trained in the following models: AASECT Sex Therapy advanced training, Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and Gottman Couples Therapy Models, and was the first therapist in CT to incorporate Discernment Counseling in her practice. She is also a Board Certified Coach.

Kelley is committed to improving the lives of her clients and the community by providing positive, strength-based, research-driven approaches that work! Her background is diverse, with a MS in Counseling and an MS in Education. In addition to being in private practice, Kelley’s has presented on issues regarding: relationship & mental health issues to the Connecticut Counseling Association, to divorce support groups, and to undergraduate and graduate teachers in the Master of Arts in Teaching Program at Western Connecticut State University. She has worked formerly for Danbury Youth Services as a Youth and Family Counselor and developed the concept and co-curated the, “Preventing Lethal Violence in Schools” conference that took place at Post University, in May 2015, which brought mental health, education and law enforcement together.  She is also a member of the Legislative Committee, Connecticut Counseling Association.

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JoAnn Inserra Duncan is a board certified Genetic Counselor with a Master of Science in Human Genetics. She worked as a Genetic Counselor for 14 years in various hospitals. She has been a Reiki practitioner since 1997, became a Reiki Master in 2000, and a Karuna Reiki® Master in 2008. She is an ordained Priest in the Order of Melchizidek, an Advanced Level Integrated Energy Therapist (IET), and a Level III Reconnective Healing® Practitioner. JoAnn is the owner of Turning Point Healing Arts & Education Center in Ridgefield, CT. She also co-founded, facilitates and coordinates the Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group which helps women get through the process of divorcing in a more positive and empowered way.

JoAnn uses intuition, experience and a deep spiritual connection in her Reiki, IET® and Reconnective Healing ® sessions. She specializes in care for individuals with cancer, back pain, Lyme disease and other tick borne illnesses. She finds it very rewarding to help clients heal core issues by applying advanced techniques that help heal the cellular memory. JoAnn teaches all levels of Reiki as well as other specialized classes. For more information about JoAnn, Turning Point Reiki, LLC., Turning Point Healing Arts, LLC or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group, please visit http://www.turningpointreiki.com and www.turningpointshare.com, or visit and “like” the Turning Point Reiki, LLCTurning Point Healing ArtsLLC, or Turning Point S.H.A.R.E. Divorce Group Facebook pages. To contact JoAnn, please email her at jduncan@turningpointreiki.com or call 203-438-3050.