Founder, HelpYouThru, LLC. Karen Bromberg is the founder of HelpYouThru, LLC. Her inspiration to develop an on-line resource to support care givers and their loved ones came out of her experience with caring for her parents in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy (see Our Story). Karen has been a practicing health care professional for over 25 years, as well as a registered and certified Yoga instructor. This site continues her commitment to provide care and support to those she serves.
Co-Founder, HelpYouThru, LLC. Robert Levine is a co-founder of HelpYouThru, LLC. He has an extensive background in public service, and has worked for many years in the areas of capital development, finance and planning. He is on the board and executive committees of not-for-profit organizations. In addition he has been teaching Yoga and meditation and is the founder and principal teacher of an advanced Yoga teacher training in the Princeton, New Jersey area.
Our Guest Bloggers
Jeffrey G. Abrandt is a partner at Goldfarb Abrandt Salzman & Kutzin LLP. He practices primarily in Health law, Trusts and Estates and rights of the elderly and disabled. Jeffrey was Attorney-in Charge of the Legal Aid Society, Brooklyn Office for the Aging from October 1982 – May 1989. And a Staff Attorney at The Legal Aid Society from September 1977 – September 1982 where he concentrated in housing, governmental benefits and the legal problems of the elderly. He also had substantial law reform and federal class action litigation experience.
Manu Dawson is trained and certified in advanced Yoga, meditation and Pranayama (breathing practices) in the Integral Yoga system of Sri Swami Satchidananda,Manu Dawson has been both a student and teacher of yoga for over twenty years. He has also studied nutrition and herbology for more than 25 years and has worked in the natural foods industry for as long. He has studied clinical nutrition and herbology in Gary Nullís Nutrition Program and at The Atlantic Academy of Homeopathic Medicine.
Blog Contributor Gregg is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Gerstein Fisher, an independent investment advisory firm headquartered in New York City. He is a member of the Institute for Quantitative Research in Finance and is an active member of Vistage International, which specializes in CEO coaching and the Young Presidents’ Organization, a global non-profit organization made up of company leaders from 100 countries.
Dr. Robert M. Oliva has a long standing commitment to personal, community and global health. He’s written about and taught stress management for over 30 years. He is director emeritus of the Brooklyn College Magner Career Center and currently writes stress, health and nutrition articles for the web site CollectiveEvolution.com. He is a New York State licensed social worker, a traditional naturopath, a certified holistic health practitioner, a member of the American Naturopathic Medical Association, the American Association of Drugless Practitioners as well as the National Associations of Social Workers. He can be followed on twitter @mroliva7092.
Dr. Michael Piucci is a well-respected psychologist, grief counselor, intimacy therapist, addiction counselor, and trauma resolutionist who has worked with young adults, couples individuals and organizations for the past 30 years. His research and experience have been internationally recognized, and his work has been published in numerous media outlets. He was the recipient of the prestigious “Leadership in Research” award in 2000, given jointly by the National Institutes of Health and the National Association of Addiction Counselors.
Our Yoga & Meditation Instructors
Ron is the Manager of Integral Yoga Institute Princeton and a Certified Integral Yoga instructor and is registered with Yoga Alliance. He has been teaching Yoga in the Princeton area since 2002. Ron is also a certified Integral Yoga Raja instructor. He teaches an Advanced Raja yoga class at the Integral Yoga Institute New York and is one of the lead instructors for Integral Yoga Institute Princeton Teacher Training. He also serves as treasurer on the Integral Yoga Institute Board of Trustees and runs his own 401K company.
Yoga Teacher and Somatic Experience Practitioner. Linda Martinez has been practicing Mind/Body Psychotherapy for fifteen years informed by the current neuroscience of the brain, Yoga, Stress Reduction and Buddhist practices such as Mindfulness. She has been teaching Gentle Yoga for over 10 years and continues advanced studies in healing disturbances and trauma trapped in the body memory, and the application of Yoga for therapeutic purposes.
Wendy Young is a certified Integral Yoga teacher and a certified Lakshmi Voelker Chair Yoga instructor. She is also a certified Integral Yoga Raja Yoga teacher. With 16 years of experience as a certified reflexologist, she created a nationally accepted reflexology training. Wendy is also a professional musician. She is on the music faculty of Princeton University and teaches workshops on the healing benefits of sound and music. She is the director of the Princeton Sound School and for five years was the co-director for the NY Open Center’s Sound and Music Institute, a 9-month certification program in therapeutic sound and music. An Interfaith minister and chaplain, Wendy offers spiritual counseling, incorporating meditation and personal practices, and sound, music, and mandala therapy.