our Team

Holistic healing in the hands of the pros.

We know that investing in yourself is a big step — so we’ve invested in you.

Our team is made up of seasoned experts with the education, passion, and professional experience to back up their work.

No snake oil salesmen. No self-appointed pros.

Amy Chan

Amy Chan

Chief Heart Hacker

Amy is the Founder of Renew. A relationship columnist for over a decade, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of Heart Hackers Club – an online magazine that focuses on the psychology behind love and desire. She’s the author of the New York Times featured book, Breakup Bootcamp – The Science to Rewiring Your Heart, published by Harper Collins.

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Trish Barillas

Anxiety Coach

Trish has been a life coach for over a decade and a facilitator of positive change specializing in anxiety and breakups. She graduated from Hofstra University with a B.A. in Psychology and received her Life Coaching Master’s Certification at NYU. She is also the author of A Face of Anxiety – an autobiography of her journey living with anxiety disorder.

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Colette Pervette, PH.D

Dominatrix

Colette is an educatrix. She is a professional dominatrix, where she has been practicing the art of intimacy and power exchange for over 13 years. She holds a PhD in education from UC Berkeley, where her research focuses on conceptual change. Colette will guide a session on unlocking the application of power dynamics. And she will teach you how to ‘channel your inner Domme‘ so you can live, love and connect from a place of power.

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Nicole Boyar

Nicole Boyar

Love Coach

Nicole is a love life coach who helps women identify and shift old patterns, move from love addicted to love connected, and have fun with healthy dating – cause love can be fun again! After deep diving into her personal journey healing from love addiction, studying love and relationships at Harvard University, Nicole developed Love School. Mixing the spiritual and psychological, Nicole helps her clients live the life and love they deserve.

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DR. ASHA BAUER, PSY.D

Psychologist

Dr. Asha Bauer is a licensed Psychologist (PsyD) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapist (CBT) as well as a research psychologist for the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Using holistic Psychotherapy techniques, she will help Renew participants explore how mind-body awareness and intentional action can be catalysts for transformation in every aspect of our lives

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Lauren Harkness

LAUREN HARKNESS

Tantra Educator

Lauren is a trained Tantrika and Advanced Certified Tantra Educator with Charles Muir’s Source School of Tantra, Orgasmic Meditation Instructor, trained in the D/s arts and shamanism with Om Rupani, Graduate of Mama Gena’s School of Womanly Arts, Mastery Graduate, Jewelry Designer, Seductress, and a stand for everyone ready to heal and further ignite their sexual self, sovereign and free! She teaches Tantra and other modalities of healing and personal growth.

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DEVI MAISHA

Sensual Energy Coach

Devi Maisha specializes in helping people release their trauma and shame around sex, create better relationships, and transform their lives into abundance and ecstasy. She is a former certified personal trainer and nutrition coach who combines her knowledge and study in the areas of psychology, tantra, and sacred sexuality with her training in energy work to facilitate growth and healing for her clients.

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Carolyn

Carolyn S

Intuitive Guide

Carolyn is a Spiritual Mediator and Intuitive Counsellor who has been practicing divine mediumship for 35 years. She was ordained as a metaphysical minister in 2014 with United Metaphysical Churches. She will be offering private, one-on-one sessions to provide insights that encompass the past, present and future.

Dr. Cat Meyer, Psy. D

DR. CAT MEYER, PSY. D

Psychologist

Dr. Cat Meyer, PsyD, LMFT is a licensed couples therapist, sex therapist, yoga instructor, reiki practitioner, published researcher, and speaker dedicated to evolving the relationship we have surrounding sexuality and our bodies. Dr. Cat integrates various schools of thought including neuro​science, somatic theory, psychology, EMDR trauma therapy, and sexual health in her work designed to help people create a deeply fulfilling, prosperous relational and sexual life.
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DR. ERICA MATLUCK

Breathwork Instructor

Dr. Erica Matluck is a Naturopathic Doctor, Nurse Practitioner and holistic coach. With nearly 20 years of experience working in conventional and alternative medicine, Erica brings a truly holistic lens to health, addressing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual obstacles to healing. She has a private practice in NYC and is the founder of Seven Senses, where she leads transformational experiences throughout the world.

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KIERAN SWANSON

Event Producer

Kieran is the event producer for Renew Breakup Bootcamp. Her focus is ensuring all guests feel comfortable during the retreat and that all programming runs seamlessly. Using her expertise in marketing and partnerships from working in media, Kieran will be the point person for all logistics and coordination details for the retreat.

Dr. Jordana Jacobs

DR. JORDANA JACOBS, PH.D

Psychologist

Dr. Jordana Jacobs is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City. Her approach is integrative, combining psychodynamic and existential therapy into her treatment of patients. Dr. Jacobs’ training at Memorial Sloan Kettering working with terminally ill cancer patients, her studies in Northern India, and her Vipassana meditation practice inspired her research on the complex relationship between death awareness and love.
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Sadia Bruce

Sadia Bruce

Therapeutic Movement Specialist

Sadia, E-RYT 500, YACEP, is a therapeutic movement specialist and yoga teacher with over 20 years of experience. Her yoga training is complemented by certifications in functional fitness, somatics, contemplative studies and trauma-informed teaching.

Michelle Schifferle-marzulli

Sound Practioner

Michelle is a cellist and multi-instrumentalist. She works with sound and music as a vessel for well-being and support. She has worked for the past 30 years as a professional performer and as a teacher in Early Childhood Education and Music.