Dr. Harry Ritter, Founder & CEO
Alma was named one of FastCo's Most Innovative Companies of 2020
Providing an exceptional experience for clients, from search to sessions, and handling every interaction with humility and empathy
Engaging in continuing education, training opportunities, and self-reflection, with regular feedback from clients and peers
Taking care to build a culturally competent practice and participating in initiatives that foster an inclusive environment for providers and clients
Helping us support and train the next generation of mental health care providers.
Psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author Esther Perel, LMFT is recognized as one of today’s preeminent voices on modern relationships. Fluent in nine languages, Perel trained with Dr. Salvador Minuchin before becoming an AASECT sex therapy supervisor and an internationally renowned cross-cultural therapist. Perel serves on the faculty of The International Trauma Studies Program and hosts two hit podcasts.Learn more
Licensed Psychologist Guy Winch is a leading advocate for integrating the science of emotional health into our daily lives. His science based self-help books have been translated into 27 languages and his three TED Talks have garnered over 25 million views. He writes the Dear Guy column for TED.com, the Squeaky Wheel Blog for PsychologyToday.com and is the co-host with Lori Gottlieb of the Dear Therapists podcast from iHeartRadio.Learn more
Dr. James Wadley is Professor and Chair of the Counseling and Human Services Master of Human Services department at Lincoln University and Director of Sex Therapy Program (Philadelphia, PA) at Council for Relationships. As a scholar-practitioner, he is a licensed professional counselor and maintains a private practice in the States of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Black Sexuality and Relationships (University of Nebraska Press) and the founder and Principal of the Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians. His background in human sexuality education, educational leadership, and program development has enabled him to galvanize scholars and practitioners in the field of sexology across the world.Learn more
Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author of “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone,” which has sold over a million copies and is currently being adapted as a television series. In addition to her clinical practice, she writes The Atlantic’s weekly Dear Therapist advice column and is co-host of the popular Dear Therapists podcast produced by Katie Couric. She contributes regularly to the New York Times and many other publications, and her TED Talk was one of the Top 10 Most Watched of the Year. A member of the Advisory Council for Bring Change to Mind, she is a sought-after expert in media and has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, CNN, and NPR’s Fresh Air. You can find Lori on Twitter @LoriGottlieb1 and Instagram @lorigottlieb_author.