Our Board of Directors
Dr. Patrick Carnes is the founder and primary architect of Gentle Path at The Meadows. With more than 30 years in the sexual addiction treatment field, he has been a major contributor to the advancement of sexual addiction treatment and research authoring over thirty books on the subject. He also pioneered the founding of IITAP, a program for certifying sex addiction therapists. His professional organization memberships include: the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders; the American Psychological Association; the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors; the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health; the National Council on Family Relations; and the American Foundation for Addiction Research.
Dr. Janie Lacy is the Founder & CEO of Life Counseling Solutions, a renowned trauma psychotherapist and entrepreneur with an unwavering passion for helping individuals overcome life’s most challenging obstacles. As the visionary behind the transformative Woman Redeemed program, Dr. Lacy offers a lifeline to women seeking to reclaim their lives from the grips of relationship trauma.
Dr. Lacy’s exceptional work has not gone unnoticed. She has been featured on countless television programs such as CNN’s Headline News, Good Morning America, Court TV, TMZ Live and UK’s Channel 5 documentary Winners and Losers, and is the expert therapist for TLC’s The Last Resort, sharing her invaluable insights with global audiences. Dr. Lacy shares her passion for her work in her podcast show, Let’s Talk About It with Janie Lacy, and her TEDx Talk, Breaking the Chain of Unhealthy Relationships.
Timothy D. Stein
Tim Stein is a co-founder of Willow Tree Counseling which is an outpatient treatment center for sexual addiction, partner betrayal, and trauma. With over a decade of experience in the sexual addiction, partner betrayal, and trauma fields, Tim is a significant contributor to the treatment community and frequently presents at national conferences. He co-hosts the podcast Conversations on Sex, Addiction, and Relationships, produced the online video series Introduction to Sex Addiction and Partner Betrayal, and is the author of Gifts of Recovery: Daily Meditations for Men and Women in Recovery from Sex Addiction. Tim’s professional affiliations include The International Institute for Addiction and Trauma Professionals, The Association of Partners of Sex Addiction Trauma Professionals and The American Foundation for Addiction Research.
Chris Cordaro is retired Partner, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of RegentAtlantic, New Jersey’s largest independent wealth management firm. Over his 35 year career he was instrumental in building RegentAtlantic into one of the top independent advisory firms in the country. He has been a regular guest on CNBC, Bloomberg Business, Nightly Business Report, and is quoted regularly in media, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Chris has been named numerous times as on of the Top 100 Independent Advisor by Barron’s. In addition to a BS in Economics, an MS in Financial Planning, and an MBA in Finance, he holds Chartered Financial Analyst® certificates.
Chris has been an active member of the AFAR Leadership Group since 2016..
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