The Habit Institute gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their invaluable input and feedback.  We aim to keep our programs up to date with current findings in research and praxis, and maintain methods that are evidence-based, effective, and healthy for our clients.


Wendy Hasenkamp, PhD
Wendy holds a PhD in Neuroscience from Emory University, and is currently the science director at the Mind & Life Institute. She is also visiting faculty in Psychology at University of Virginia.


Devin Stroman, MD
Devin is a board certified psychiatrist and psychosomatic medicine specialist in the San Francisco Bay area.


Shannon Beach, MA
Shannon has an extensive background in the non-profit sector, working with organizations in the areas of public relations, consulting in support of disadvantaged populations, strategic planning, organizational development, and community-based services.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Denver with a concentration on organizational leadership and policy practice.