Dr. Jon Connelly
Dr. Connelly is the founder and developer of Rapid Resolution Therapy, a revolutionary psychotherapeutic approach to resolving emotional and behavioral difficulties. He is the author of “Life Changing Conversations – The Power of Transformational Communication,” which demonstrates that dramatic therapeutic breakthroughs can be facilitated in a single psychotherapy session. Dr. Connelly is the founder of The Institute for Survivors of Sexual Violence, a non-profit (501C3) organization providing mental health professionals with state-of-the-art training in advanced clinical methods of eliminating the negative influence of trauma. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has a doctorate in Clinical Pastoral Counseling. Thousands of mental health professionals have participated in his trainings.
Linda Ann Remley, C.A.P.
Certified Addictions Professional / Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) Practitioner
Linda holds a BA and graduate credits in Psychology from George Mason University. Linda trained in psychodrama from 1991 through 2009 and incorporated the principles into her experiential workshops and classes. In the last year Linda completed 72 hours of training in Rapid Resolution Therapy mostly as a response to her desire to prevent veteran suicide. Since completing that training, she has worked with clients on clearing grief, anxiety, smoking cessation and improved quality of life in abstinence from both food and substance addictions. Linda is a founding board member of Operation: Warrior Resolution, a non-profit foundation, whose mission is to provide veterans with affordable treatment for service related issues.
Linda will be offering classes on Grief, Stress Management, Assertive Communication Skills, Healthy Relationships, Meditation and other topics in response to class requests. She is also available for Rapid Resolution Therapy Consults. Linda can be contacted directly at LARemley@gmail.com or 941-228-1995.
Kendra Simpkins, MSW, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Certified Rapid Resolution Therapy Practitioner
Kendra Simpkins is a Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) practitioner, trained and supervised by founder Dr. Jon Connelly. She received her Masters in Social Work from Columbia University. Kendra provides RRT to individuals experiencing PTSD, sexual trauma, grief, depression or any troubling impression associated to prior experiences. As a US Army veteran, Kendra specializes in military related trauma and provides a unique perspective outside of Veterans Affairs programs. She is the President and Founder of Operation Warrior Resolution, Inc. (OWR) a 501c3, which provides RRT to military. Kendra is the Clinical and Program Director of Operation Warrior Resolution’s veterans healing retreats, providing RRT and trauma-informed yoga. Her work with veterans and RRT has been featured on national and local news and radio. She regularly travels nationwide to train other mental health professionals in RRT. Kendra is a mentor and Warrior Leader with the Wounded Warrior Project in the Sarasota, FL area.
She regularly attends trainings with Dr. Connelly throughout the year and teaches workshops on strategies for transformation and healing. Kendra spends her time as a mentor with the Wounded Warrior Project and is also a motivational speaker for military and combat related issues with Bravo748.
Below are some important facts about Kendra Simpkins:
- M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University, New York, NY
- Licensed Clinical Social Work, SW15542
- Licensed Graduate Social Worker, Washington, DC, # LG50081640
- Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of South Florida, Sarasota, FL
- Certified Rapid Resolution Therapy Practitioner
- Extensive training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- National Association of Social Workers since 2016
- Psi Chi and Delta Epsilon Iota National Honors Society, 2014