Speakers


Here's who is presenting at Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare 2018!

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Becca Stevens

Becca Stevens is an author, speaker, priest, social entrepreneur, and founder and president of Thistle Farms. After experiencing the death of her father and subsequent child abuse when she was five , Becca longed to open a sanctuary for survivors offering a loving community. In 1997, five women who had experienced trafficking, violence, and addiction were welcomed home. Twenty years later, the organization continues to welcome women with free residences that provide housing, medical care, therapy, and education for two years. Residents and graduates earn income through one of four social enterprises. Thistle Farms’ global market helps employ more than 1, 8 00 women worldwide, and the national network has more than 40 sister communities.

Becca has been featured in The New York Times, on ABC World News and NPR, and was recently named a 2016 CNN Hero and a White House “Champion of Change.” She was featured in the PBS documentary A Path Appears, named Humanitarian of the Year by the Small Business Council of America, and inducted into the Tennessee Women’s Hall of Fame. Stevens attended the University of the South and Vanderbilt Divinity School. She has been conferred two honorary doctorates.

Her newest book, Love Heals, will be published by Harper Collins in September of 2017. Becca lives in Nashville with her husband, Grammy-winning songwriter Marcus Hummon, and their three sons.

Miles Adcox

Miles Adcox is the Owner and CEO of Onsite, an internationally-known emotional wellness lifestyle brand that delivers life-changing personal growth workshops, inspiring content, leadership retreats, and emotional treatment. He and Onsite have been featured on 20/20, Good Morning America, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Dr. Phil Show, and The Doctors. He is the owner of Onsite Music Publishing and founder of Inspire Productions. Miles has created and managed multiple trauma programs, personal growth workshops, and speaks nationally on emotional wellness. Miles has been a featured speaker and facilitator at various international events including Random House & O-The Oprah Magazine’s as well as the Rising Strong Day with Dr. Brene Brown.

GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS

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Courtney Grimes
LCSW
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Lori Ryland
PhD, LP, CAADC, BCBA-D

FEATURED SPEAKERS

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