Susan Stacy

Susan Stacy, MS., LPC, licensed professional counselor with supervisor status, is Founder and Director of Helping Our Helpers. Her extensive experience as a counselor, as well as her work with non-profit agencies, gives her a wide base of knowledge about the needs of those who provide counseling, training, education and general services to those in need. Susan has developed and led groups in non-profit, educational, hospital, and corporate settings that include trauma recovery, psychotherapy, assertiveness training, communication, self-care and social skills.

As Director of mental health services for Lancaster Outreach Center, she leads and supervises groups; provides counseling services to clients; hires, trains and supervises counseling interns. She develops and maintains contacts for school group programs, and makes presentations to United Way and other foundations for funding. On the Adjunct Faculty at Richland College, Susan teaches classes designed to improve students' academic success. An inspiring public speaker, she has presented numerous topics, including motivation, communication skills and parent training.

Formerly a speaker and trainer for a national marketing firm, she also gained valuable experience in the non-profit agency, Attitudes and Attire, developing workshops and leading women transitioning into the workplace.

Susan Has a B.S. from the University of North Texas in Denton, an M.S. from East Texas State University in Commerce, Texas, and over 100 hours of post graduate education. Her iinternships, practicums and volunteer work include: Presbyterian Hospital, Seay Center, Plano; Galaxy Center, Garland; Counseling Institute of Irving; Doctors Hospital, Dallas; Network of Community Ministries, Dallas; Denton State School, Denton.

Dr. Mary Ellen Bluntzer

Dr. Mary Ellen Bluntzer, HOH Board President, is a board certified internal medicine doctor who has been in private practice for 25 years. She was certified in addiction medicine in 1988. She volunteers for the Human Rights Initiative doing forensic examinations for torture survivors. She was a founding member of the Dallas Historic Tree Coalition. She was co-presenter at Texas Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, "Bearing Witness: the Cost of Caring," in 1993, one of the first sessions ever to address Compassion Fatigue. She has published in the New Englad Journal of Medicine, the Journal of American Medical Association, and the Journal of Critical Illness.

Her glass sculptures have been exhibited around the country, including "The Art of Healing" at East Carolina University School of Medicine Gallery. She is an amateur anthropologist with an interest in altered states on consciousness and spiritual experiences. In her free time she rehabilitates orphaned squirrels. She plans to never retire and intends to continue to "shake it up."

Mike Stacy

Mike Stacy, HOH Board Vice President, has been in the Learning and Development industry for over 20 years. He currently works for Aptara, heading the Learning and Performance services. Aptara is a Global Leader in this field, with offices in the U.S., India, UK and Australia, providing training solutions for Fortune 500 companies like Deloitte, American Express, Novartis, to name a few. Before joining Aptara, Mike was the VP for Sales and Marketing for PRIMEDIA Workplace and Learning, which provides training and education for Healthcare, Fire and Emergency and Law Enforcement professionals. Mike has seen first-hand the stress and trauma that can result from those who work in those fields.

Mike worked with "Malaria No More," a non-profit agency, to develop Game-based e-learning courses to build Malaria Awareness and prevention in third world countries. He is also the Aptara corporate sponsor for e-learning for Kids, a non-profit effort that has provided e-learning educational courses to over 1.5 million children.

Harris Clark

Harris Clark, HOH Board Treasurer, has a long history of working with non-profit and charitable organizations. A native of Connecticut, he was a business major at Ogelthorpe University in Atlanta. After fifteen years in the oil business, he founded and was president of Impulse Marine, which manufactured and sold the unique sailboats he designed. He is a Director of the Deerbrook Charitable Trust. Non-profits that have benefited from his experience and hands-on help include Attitudes and Attire and the Lancaster Outreach Center. He was volunteer of the year at the 2008 Byron Nelson Golf Tournament, and was recently honored by St. Michaels recycling program. He still loves sailing, and is a member of the Race Committee at Lake Ray Hubbard.

Steven R. Heape

Steven R. Heape, Cherokee Nation Citizen, HOH Board Secretary. Steven and his business partner incorporated Rich-Heape Films, Inc., which is certified by the Cherokee nation to preserve the history and culture of the American Indian. Rich-Heape Films is an internationally recognized firm with several award-winning film/video/ed/dvd titles to its credit. The American Indian Chamber of Commerce awarded them the 2003 American Indian Business of the Year. In 2006, Rich-Heape Films released the highly acclaimed documentary, The Trail of Tears Cherokee Legacy, receiving international acclaim, and in 2008, they released "Our Spirits Don't Speak English: Indian Boarding School."

A 2003 Inaugural Inductee in the National Cowboys of Color Hall of Fame, located in Fort Worth, Texas, Steven was also one of five Native American filmmakers invited to participate in the strategic film and video content planning for the new Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian, located in Washington, D.C.

He is President and Founding Member of the Sovereign Nations Preservation Project, Inc., a non-profit organization that addresses the extremely high levels of juvenile diabetes in the Native American Community. SNPPI is also capturing and reviving the American Indian languages that are being lost every day.

Anne Sadovsky

Anne Sadovsky, C.S.P. (Certified Speaking Professional by the National Speakers Association) is on the Advisory Board of HOH. Anne is the owner of a Dallas based marketing, consulting and seminar firm--where she provides training, keynotes and counsel to a number of industries, businesses and associations. Clients come from a variety of fields including housing, medical, technology, churches, hospitality, women's groups, and education.

Anne says," I work, volunteer, read on airplanes and in hotel rooms, see movies, design life to the fullest." A widely published author and a popular guest on radio and television talk shows nationally, Anne's success story has been written about in many newspapers and magazines including Money Magazine, Texas Business Journal and Ladies Home Journal. Mirabella Magazine listed her as one of the One Thousand Women of the 90's.

Hundreds of thousands of people have been inspired and challenged by Anne's story. Her message is common sense, entertaining, high energy and enlightening. Her book, "Mission Possible" with Stephen Covey and Brian Tracy is available through her website. Her email is

Provider: Elena Frolov


Elena Frolov, MA, LPC holds Bachelor's degree in Psychology (Minor in Anthropology) from SMU and Master's degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor. She has three years of experience working in the field as a counselor. Elena currently works for Texas Behavioral Health agency as psychotherapist/Medical Behavioral Consultant; she also teaches Human Development courses as an Adjunct Professor at Richland Community College and she has her private practice in Dallas. She is currently working on her additional certification in Clinical Hypnosis. If you would like to learn more about this provider, please click to the following link to see her website:

Provider: Roxanna Erickson Klein

Roxanna Erickson Klein RN, LCDC, LPC is in private practice specializing in physical health related issues, treatment of addictions and tobacco cessation.

She is using a present and future, strength-based orientation; emphasizing self-awareness, evaluation and adaptation /resolution of specific concerns. For more information visit :

Provider: Marilyn Stacy

Professor Emeritus, Marilyn Stacy M.A. LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor.
She was lead counselor for personal counseling at Richland College and taught Psychology and Human Development for over fifteen years. Currently she is in private practice in Dallas and she works with individuals and couples. She specializes in compassion fatigue, adjustment to change, ageing, depression, and anxiety disorders.

Provider: Steve Bell

Steve Bell MA, LPC holds a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Dallas Baptist University, a Master's degree in Liberal Arts from SMU, and a Master's degree in Community Counseling from Argosy University. He also holds a certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Dispute Resolution from SMU. Steve holds basic and advanced mediation certifications, and completed his mediation intern program at Dispute Mediation Services Inc. Dallas Texas. Steve worked with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Victim Services-Victim Offender Mediation Program, Austin, Texas. Steve is a Licensed Professional Counselor. He has three years of experience in the field as a counselor. Steve also teaches at Richland College as an Adjunct Professor teaching Human Development. He is currently working on an additional certification in Clinical Hypnosis. He has a private counseling practice in Dallas. If you would like to learn more about this provider, please click on the following link to see his website:

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