Jane is Founder and Primary Clinical Strategist of her private pay, private group practice The Realife Group (Realife Intervention Solutions, LLC) and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Ohio. She holds a Masters Degree in Community Counseling from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Washington University in Clinical Psychology and is a graduate of Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio.
Jane is a Diplomat member of the American Psychotherapy Association (BCPC) and is a member of The Ohio Counseling Association. She is a Certified Intervention Professional (CIP) and is an approved education provider for The Association for Addiction Professionals #735 (NAADAC). She is a member of Chi Sigma Iota, an International Honors Society for Counselors. Jane was an enthusiastic member of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) for 15 years and retired her sticks when she opened her private practice in 2005 to fully to engage in being of service in the field of addiction, intervention and behavioral health crisis management.
Jane is the Author and Founder of the Field Model of Intervention tm, the first professional teaching model of clinically driven intervention, written in 2009 and revised in 2014. The Field Model of Intervention blends together a robust, didactic, clinical-academic classroom orientation to the complex and resistant client and their families with a two day eco-equine experiential immersion that is designed to help participants, a) understand the clinical underpinnings of complex and resistant clients and their families in crisis and b) with the assistance of nature and horses identify and address their own intra-psychic “issues” in order to responsibly and ethically “show up” as ones “best self”; a vital and necessary intra-personal exercise that must be pursued by those that wish to work with and among others.
Jane trains and supervises interventionists all over the world and conducts clinical staff trainings at treatment centers and lectures at Universities and conferences.
Jane is Author, Founder and CEO of Equi-Insights Workshops tm, a workshop training company that is devoted to offering rich, insightful, soulful and inspirational eco-equine immersions for professionals in any profession that wish to improve how they “show” up in the “world” both personally and professionally. These workshops are rich experiential opportunities for professionals to explore their relationships with themselves (intra) and others (inter) and how they may better gain insights into behavioral patterns and “tapes” that may then allow them to break through to new levels of joy and functioning. Topics on acquiring leadership, co-dependence, boundaries, projection, transference/counter-transference, power, act/react/respond dynamic and the can’t/won’t dynamic are central themes to every workshop. She conducts her workshops in Los Angeles, CA with her “wild” mustang, Yarrow, his friends and Director of Equine Services, Cheyenne Price.
Jane is best known for her work with high net worth, clinically complex individuals and families in crisis. She is adept at working with complex systems related to wealth and fame. Jane works with an elite network of hand picked, highly specialized, exceptional service providers to serve her mega-clients both nationally and worldwide.
She is a speaker, author and trainer and conducts a variety of crisis intervention, clinical orientations and leadership related topics for “in-service” presentations for the addiction and behavioral health services industry as well as corporate and financial marketplaces.
Jane is primarily based both out of Cleveland, Ohio and Los Angeles, California. Her providers are based in Boston, MA, Columbus. OH, Hamden, CT, Orange County, CA, Los Angeles, CA and Park City, UT