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Neil Nedley, MD 
He connects scientic and clinical studies to help you see the big picture and give true understanding of the brain, how it works, and how it can be positively transformed. He has presented and published numerous studies in the medical and scientic literature and is well known as a public speaker and teacher throughout the world.

Christopher Doyle, MA, LPC, LCPC
A licensed psychotherapist and Director of the Institute for Healthy Families, a non-profit Christian therapeutic organization in the Washington, D.C. area. Founder and Clinical Director of Northern Virginia Christian Counseling, specializing in the integration of psychology and theology in counseling. Featured on the Dr Oz show.

Stephen Bauer, PhD
A professor of Theology and Ethics. He was inspired by his parents’ living and practical faith. He loves teaching and his greatest burden is to equip people to live their lives by faith in what God says. He enjoys aviation and has worked as a certified flight instructor.

Amanda-Anguish-MS-MFTIAmanda Anguish, MS, LMFT
An international speaker Amanda has extensive experience with emotionally disturbed and sexually abused juveniles. She also has vast training with CBT and positive psychology. Counselor for Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program and Beautiful Minds.

Krystin Henley, MS, LMFT
A licensed marriage and family therapist; also NDARP* counselor. Because of her passion for children she is certified in school counseling. As a mother, she recognizes the importance of CBT in child development in various settings.

Phil Mills, MD
During medical school, he began researching, writing, and giving seminars on marriage and family issues. This life long interest has benefited countless people in the US and through-out the world. His principles are reflected in 42 years of happy marriage and successfully married children. He has authored a handbook on courtship.

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Randy Bivens, MD
As VP of Weimar Institute he is the administrative head of the NEWSTART® program and an avid promoter of lifestyle medicine. He currently serves as the executive vice president of Life and Health Network.


Daniel-Binus-MD-150x150Daniel Binus, MD
The founder of Beautiful Minds Clinic where the psychiatric care goes beyond medications. He gives new meaning to the phrase “comprehensive mental care” with signicant proven results.


Don-Mackintosh_RN_MDiv-150x150Don Mackintosh, BSN, MDiv
He is well known nationally and internationally for his ability to combine science with religion in his counseling sessions and presentations. His insights and
perspectives are practical, humorous, and positively life-changing.

Erwin Nanasi
He is the minister of music and director of choral activities at Weimar Institute. A great pianist and composer, Erwin has toured and performed in over 20
countries. He enjoys lecturing on music cognition and its effects on emotions.

EDDIE-150x150Eddie Ramirez, MD
A busy researcher he has published many articles in peer-reviewed medical literature. He has 20 years experience working in various lifestyle centers and has spoken and shared his research in more than 42 countries.


Erica Nedley, PT & Tami Bivens, RD
Erica and Tami are well known plant based cooks that have raised their families on fresh, wholesome ingredients. Both love to share with others the joy of healthy nutritious food. As a result, Erica has authored Brighten up Breakfast and Tami authored two cookbooks, From Plant to Plate, regular and a diabetic version.

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Who Should Attend?

  • Physicians
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
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  • Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Pastors
  • Educators
  • School Counselors
  • Physician Assistants
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  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Participants from 8-week programs
  • Alumni from 10-day programs
  • Trained Directors and Facilitators
  • Media, drug, alcohol, sex addiction counselors and other professionals
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Schedule, Topics & Objectives

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Price & Registration

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  • Summit/Continuing Education

    Discounted (Early) Registration* – $389
    Registration** – $449
    Registration (no meals) – $315
    22 hours CME Category 1 Credit: – $150
    22 hours CEU Credit – $50

    Full registration includes all seminars and 8 gourmet meals listed in the schedule of events.

    *On or before January 15, 2018
    ** On or after January 16, 2018

    Cancellations: You may request a refund, minus a $30 processing fee per registrant, through Thursday, February 7, 2018. Please substitute someone to attend in your place after this date. Registration closes Monday, February 12, 2018 at 12:00 AM Pacific Standard Time.

  • Training the Trainer

    Pre-Summit Certification
    Nedley Depression and Anxiety Recovery Program™

    Wednesday, Feb. 14, 8:00-5:00 — Thursday, Feb. 15, 8:00-11:00

    Associate Directors – $375
    Facilitators – $175
    Alumni Directors/Facilitators – $75
    Alumni Directors New Materials – $199
    16 Hours CEU Credit – $50

    Post-Summit Certification
    Optimize Your Brain™

    Sunday, Feb. 18, 2:00-6:00

    Coordinators – $225
    Alumni Coordinators – $50