Jane Middelton-Moz, Director of the Middelton-Moz Institute, is an internationally known speaker and author with over thirty-five years of experience in consultation, training and community intervention. Ms. Middelton-Moz has served on the Board of NACOA (National Association of Children of Alcoholics) and the Advisory Board of NANACOA (National Association of Native American Children of Alcoholics) and has been awarded the distinction and title of "Honorary Witness for the Truth and Reconciliation Committee of Canada." She has a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology and has held numerous direct service, management and executive positions in large non-profit corporations and community agencies.
Skilled at meeting the particular needs of an organization, Ms. Middelton-Moz is a dynamic keynote presenter and is known for her highly successful "hands-on, participant-driven " workshops. She is recognized for her work in the areas of adult children of alcoholics, multi-generational grief and trauma in individuals, families, and communities, ethnic and cultural awareness, anger, cultural self-hate, differential diagnosis, values in the workplace and in families, empowering employees and creating positive workplace environments.
Ms. Middelton-Moz has appeared on national television shows including Oprah, Maury Povich, and Montel Williams, on the Discovery Channel and has had her own PBS special. She has also been quoted in US News and World Report and The Washington Post business sections on issues related to the high cost of negativity, bullying, mobbing and unhealthy anger in the workplace.
She is the author of Children of Trauma: Rediscovering Your Discarded Self, Shame and Guilt: Masters of Disguise, Boiling Point: Dealing with the Anger in Our Lives, Boiling Point: The Workbook, Welcoming our Children to a New Millennium: A Daybook of Hopes and Wishes for the Future, Values from the Front Porch: Remembering the Wisdom of Our Grandmothers and co-author of: After the Tears: Reclaiming the Personal Losses of Childhood, Bullies: From the Playground to the Boardroom — Strategies for Survival, The Ultimate Guide to Transforming Anger: Dynamic Tools for Healthy Relationships.
Tiffiny has a master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and has worked at Washington County Mental Health Services in central Vermont for 14 years. Tiffiny is currently the director of the Tapas program, which serves youth with severe emotional disabilities. Tiffiny provides consultation to other mental health agencies serving children and youth with severe emotional disturbances and their families. She has also co-facilitated trainings with mental health and social service agencies on collaboration, teamwork and group process. Tiffiny is an adjunct faculty member of the University of Vermont providing clinical supervision to student interns in the social work field. Tiffiny has recently been a youth leader in the healing workshops directed by Jane Middelton-Moz.
Gail (Ganessawahads) is an Onondaga of the Eel Clan. She is the Co-Founder of Ganigonhi:yoh, the Onondaga Nation Family Healing Center and currently serves as the Substance Abuse Prevention Education Director. Gail is a member of the Multi-cultural Advisory Commission of Mental Health of New York State and her expertise ranges from community change to co-dependency/support to language and culture.
King (Gaenhigewen) is an Onondaga of the Wolf Clan and Chief of the Turtle Clan. King is the Executive Director/Co-Founder of Ganigonhi:yoh, the Onondaga Nation Family Healing Center and an internationally certified alcohol and drug counselor (CADC). Additional credentials include Medicine Wheel training, and certification as a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor in New York State (NYS-CASAC) and Gambling Treatment Counselor.