Contributing Bloggers

Karen Young

As a psychologist Karen has worked in private practice, in organizational settings, and lectured extensively in the facilitation of personal growth groups. She is a mother, Huffington Post blogger and founder of, the website she founded to bring the science of psychology to the art of being human. Her Honours degree in Psychology and Masters in Gestalt Therapy have come in handy at times.


Experience has taught her that psychology has something for everyone, jargon doesn’t, everyone has a story to tell, short bios are the longest to write, nobody has it all figured out and the best people to be around are the ones who already know this. She can be found here on Facebook, here on Pinterest and here on Twitter.





Karina D. Barley

Karina is an Australian teacher with over 20 years’ experience in both mainstream and special education. Her interest in Autism and how to provide better educational opportunities for her students led her to iPads. Karina trialed the use of iPads in her classroom for an entire year and now conducts Professional Development in Australia for teachers and works as an Autism Consultant. Karina partnered with Digital Learning Tree in the USA in 2012 to develop a number of courses on iPads in Education, Autism Awareness, and 21st Century Education. Her courses are included in the University of North Dakota’s professional development program. Karina is also a mother of four grown children and has recently become a Grandmother, a role she is cherishing. She can be contacted through her website:




Lisa J. Lowery

Lisa J Lowery, Dip NT, PG Dip, BSc (Hons) is a Nutritional Therapist with her own practice based in Kent, England ( She is a member of the British Association of Nutritional Therapists (BANT). Lisa can be contacted through her website or Facebook page





Teresa Newmark

Teresa Newmark, MA, CCC-SLP is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist specialized in early intervention for infants and toddlers with speech, language, and feeding delays and disorders. She received her BA in international relations and music from the University of Notre Dame and her MA in speech, language and hearing sciences from San Diego State University, USA. She is certified in the Hanen method of language therapy for infants and toddlers, and holds a certificate of clinical competence from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association. Teresa lives in San Francisco, USA and provides consultation, assessment and direct therapy through her private practice






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