The EBT Team
Laurel Mellin, PhD Founder, Emotional Brain Training
Dr. Mellin is a health psychologist who founded and developed emotional brain training. She is an associate clinical professor of family and community medicine and pediatrics at the University of California San Francisco. Dr. Mellin has authored papers on the science and efficacy of EBT and is a New York Times bestselling author of four books on the method.
Walt Rose, MBA Managing Director, EBT, Inc.
Mr. Rose is an entrepreneur and leader in technology and health, having served as Chairman of the Board of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, and as founding partner of McBain Rose, a private equity firm. He is currently a Board Member of Marin General Hospital and Aspiranet, a social service agency for at risk youth. Mr. Rose holds an undergraduate degree from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
Deirdre Taylor Executive Advisor, EBT, Inc.
Ms. Taylor has served in a leadership role for emotional brain training for 10 years, acting as Chair of the Board of the non-profit organization, The Solution Foundation, and as a trainer and speaker for professional seminars on emotional brain training. Ms. Taylor has extensive experience in publishing, editing, corporate leadership, media and public relations.
Dev Singh CTO, EBT, Inc.
Mr. Singh is the Chief Technology Officer for EBT and has been the lead programmer for EBT, Inc. since 2011, building websites that draw on his expertise in web development, mobile applications and user-focused design.
Michael McClure Director, EBT Support Team
Mr. McClure has been affiliated with emotional brain training for eight years, in a range of customer services, marketing, technology, and administrative roles. He is currently the Director of Member Support. He serves as a contributing member of technology teams and participates in the planning and execution of marketing initiatives.
Igor Mitrovic, MD Scientific Director, Emotional Brain Training
Dr. Mitrovic is a physiologist and neuroscientist who is the scientific director for emotional brain training, and been a consultant for the method since 2004. Dr. Mitrovic is a professor of physiology at the University of California, San Francisco. He consults on EBT research and authors papers on the science and efficacy of EBT.
Lindsey Fish, MD Clinical Scholar, Emotional Brain Training
Dr. Fish is an internist with 10 years of experience studying and teaching professionals in the neuroplasticity research applied to emotional brain training. Dr. Fish is a faculty member of the University of Colorado in the School of Medicine, and contributes to papers and research on the science and efficacy of EBT.
Lynda Frassetto, MD Research and Stress Consultant, Emotional Brain Training
Dr. Frassetto is a clinical professor of medicine at the Veterans Hospital of San Francisco and is a core faculty member in advanced certification in the method. She focuses on inflammation and stress, as well as physiologically-based dietary treatments to ease stress and promote improved set point. Dr. Frassetto consults on EBT research and authors papers on the science and efficacy of EBT.
Arinn Testa, PsyD Director, Professional Training, EBT, Inc.
Dr. Testa is a clinical psychologist who was initially involved in EBT five years ago as part of a National Institutes for Health study evaluating the use of EBT on the stress of pregnant women. Dr. Testa has held faculty positions training graduate students in neuroscience and psychology and has directed EBT professional training since 2011.
Dave Ingebritsen, PhD, LPC Certified EBT Trainer, EBT, Inc.
Dr. Ingebritsen is a psychologist and specialist in addictive behaviors and emotional brain training. He has been a leader in EBT for 17 years and has delivered presentations on emotional brain training and addiction to professional groups, as well as speaking at professional meetings about EBT research.
Judy Zehr, LPC, MHRM Certified EBT Trainer, EBT, Inc.
Ms. Zehr has been a leader in EBT for 20 years, including being named the EBT Provider of the Year in 2012. She is a specialist in attachment theory and EBT and delivers a series of presentations on that topic for advanced certification in the method. She is a licensed professional counselor.
Eve Lowry, RD Certified EBT Trainer, EBT, Inc.
Ms. Lowry has been a significant contributor to professional clinical training in EBT for 15 years. She is a registered dietitian and specializes in the application of EBT to eating disorders and obesity.
Michele Welling, MD Certified EBT Trainer, EBT, Inc.
Dr. Welling is an internal medicine physician and specialist in emotional brain training, health education and addiction. Her professional interests include teaching and practicing EBT to help others to achieve health and vibrancy in their lives.