Meet Your Presenters

The primary presenter will be Wendy Lemke, if interest allows Gina Manlove will serve as additional faculty. 

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Wendy Lemke, MS LP

Wendy is a licensed psychologist with a clinical and consulting practice in St. Cloud, MN, USA and an adjunct instructor for St. Cloud Technical Community College. She has expertise and teaches around the globe in the fields of clinical hypnosis, ego state therapy, and trauma. She is an American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) certified approved consultant, an active member and former Vice President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH).  She is also an active member of the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis (MSCH). She has been honored with four awards from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis: two journal awards for publishing, a Merit award, and most recently a Presidential award for her continued efforts to expand clinical hypnosis education to the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD).  She was also awarded the Daniel P. Kohen M.D. Outstanding Clinician Award in recognition of outstanding leadership in the clinical practice, teaching, and utilization of therapeutic hypnosis by the Minnesota Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She is a fellow and an active member of ISSTD and a certified therapist and trainer through Ego-State Therapy International.  She has published articles and the documentary:  You’re Not Crazy & You’re Not Alone: Inside the Inner World of Dissociative Identity Disorder as well as several self-hypnosis self-help recordings.

J. Gina Manlove, ACSW, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C

J. Gina Manlove, ACSW, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C is a clinical social worker with a private practice in Arlington, VA. She has provided psychotherapy, mental health, and forensic services for the past 40 years. Ms. Manlove continues to offer clinical work with children, adolescents, adults individually and in family/relational systems. She also provides clinical consultation in school, medical, mental health/private practice, and legal settings. 

Ms. Manlove has been an ASCH Approved Consultant since 2009 and offers consultation in clinical hypnosis to health/mental health professionals. Ms. Manlove received the Daniel Kohen, MD Clinician of the Year Award in 2008.

Ms. Manlove has been adjunct faculty in the Department of Social Work at George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. She has presented at professional conferences including NASW-VA, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociative Disorders, Minnesota Society for Clinical Hypnosis, Department of Education-VA, and Department of Education-Loudoun County.

Ms. Manlove has served on the Board of Directors for NASW-VA, Minnesota Society for Clinical Hypnosis, and Project Awareness-Fairfax County School System.