Susan Cizmas joined ETTIA as Promotions Director in 2017 and in May 2018 she became the Chair of ETTIA. She has had the opportunity to learn ETT right out of her Master's program, to work and more importantly learn closely under the supervision of Steven Vazquez, Ph.D. Susan continues her work now in private practice.
Having spent many years on the sideline supporting the ETT community, she is excited to be part of the team working toward the mission of ETTIA."ETTIA is the future of teaching mental health professionals this amazing modality, Emotional Transformation Therapy (ETT). With ETTIA's success, ETT will be a leading form of therapy helping people all over the world!"
Susan holds a Bachelors of Science from Wayne State University in Psychology, a Masters of Arts in Professional Counseling from Amberton University, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas.
Susan Brooks, MA, L Ac | Treasurer and Tool Liaison Director
Susan Brooks L.Ac. received her Masters in Oriental Medicine from the Dallas College of Oriental Medicine with 3000 hours of instruction and 167credit hours. She is licensed by the state of Texas to practice Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology.
Susan is certified as a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology by the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (NCCAOM). Susan also had the honor and privilege of privately interning for 3 years with a highly respected Medical Doctor from China, whose specialty is infertility and women’s health. Her great teacher taught her many things about TCM( Traditional Chinese Medicine) that she did not learn in school. In this very successful clinic she was fortunate enough to fine tune her skills in Herbology and Internal Medicine and many other areas of clinical cases.
Susan also received a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and has additional training as a hypnotherapist. She worked in an extremely busy hypnosis clinic and has performed thousands of sessions. She is also certified to teach HypnoBirthing “The Mongan Method”. She has worked extensively with women’s fertility issues, with women using IVF/ IUI, and all aspects of pregnancy. She has worked with mothers using acupuncture for labor induction and post-partum health issues.
Cosmetic Acupuncture and The Balance Method of pain control are two other methods Susan is trained and experienced in. She is also trained in needle-less Acupuncture utilizing laser therapy, auricular therapy, pulsar pen therapy, and electro-stimulation therapy.
Wayne Marrs, MA, LCSW | Ethics Director
Clinical Social Worker with last 10 years as a provider to members of the U.S Armed Forces. 30 years experience as a Social Worker. Behavior Health Officer with the Texas Army National Guard.
Laura Miller, MA.,AMF | Membership Director
Laura is currently practicing as a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist for Warm an Loving Counseling Center, a not for profit Christian Counseling Center. Laura has completed all 5 Levels of training as well as the Addiction training. All but Level I were instructed by Dr. Steven Vazquez. Laura has been married for 36 years, is the mother of three grown children and currently resides in Pasadena, CA.
She also received an MBA from Michigan State University and worked in the Healthcare Sector for 6 years. She returned to school in 2014 to complete a 2 year Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy at Azusa University, in Azusa, Ca.
Laura's interest in being on the board is to continue the vision of the previous ETTIA board, to provide a valuable resource for its members, and to try and promote ETT worldwide. She would like to see ETTIA initiate additional services to its members, including a medium to; locate and collaborate with other therapists, set up consult groups, purchase equipment efficiently, an “ask the expert platform”, and other services that would benefit the members. She is excited to get input from the existing members as to how we can serve their needs in an efficient manner.
Janet Anselmo-Henson is a therapeutic clinician with Jewish Family Service. A 25 year veteran in the substance abuse field, she has experience in private practice, social service and full-time ministry. Ms. Anselmo-Henson has conducted seminars on various therapeutic topics and provides training for community agencies. As a Master Trainer in Motivational Enhancement Therapy, she has conducted trainings for probation staff as well as therapeutic venues in the Dallas area. As a therapeutic program developer, she co-developed the continuum of care for the Dallas County Juvenile Probation Department’s Substance Abuse Unit and managed 6 chemical dependency programs for adolescents involved in the probation system.
Janet is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and has recently been certified as a Pet Assisted Therapist. As a therapist, she has been trained in Motivational Interviewing and Emotional Transformation Therapy.
As a clinician at Jewish Family Service she sees clients with substance use disorders, works with high risk teenagers and conducts social skills groups for special needs teens. She also works with parents in helping them navigate the transition and changes of adolescent children.
Ms. Anselmo-Henson lives in The Colony with her two dogs, four birds and a Tarantula named Marilyn.
Michael has been in practice as a counselor/therapist since 2000. He graduated from Texas Tech in 1997 with a BA in Psychology, minoring in substance abuse studies. After working in a support capacity a domestic violence shelter, he went on to manage a Pediatric Behavioral Neurologist. In 2001 He went to work at Valley Hope Association as an intern. In 2004 Michael was promoted to Assistant Director and in 2006 accepted a Program Director position.
Michael completed a Master in Professional Counseling at Amberton University in 2007.
During his time at Valley Hope, Michael assisted in the development of treatment programs for special populations and one of the first internet-based treatment programs for Chemical Dependency licensed in Texas. As a part of his duties as a Director, Michael spoke at multiple conferences on the treatment of chemical dependency and on the training of new counselors. Additionally, Michael was directly responsible for the training and supervision of all interns and newly hired counselors for the organization’s facilities in Texas.
In 2011 Michael joined his wife Holly in private practice. While in private practice Michael also contracted with Project Bliss, a treatment program, on the development and implementation of programming as well as policies and procedures.
Michael served on the Board of Directors at the Keller Counseling Association from 2012-2013.
Michael was trained in ETT in 2014 and has used ETT as his primary method of therapy since 2015.