About Us

 

Our Vision:

Our vision is to be a leader in the development of sustainable approaches to community health, healing, and wellness.


Our Mission:

Our mission is to provide creative and holistic approaches to community programs, interventions, and initiatives for the purpose of attaining individual and community wellness.


Our Values:

Rooted in the values of empowerment and collaboration, we work closely with local initiatives to assist with the creation of sustainable programs and interventions which nurture the optimal health and well-being of the local residents.

 
Elizabeth Benninger, MA, PhD HMHC President

Elizabeth Benninger, MA, PhD HMHC President

Elizabeth Benninger is a research psychologist and community practitioner. She completed her B.A. in development studies from the University of the Western Cape (Cape Town, South Africa). She then completed her M.A. in Psychology - with a specialization in Community Psychology - from Antioch University (Los Angeles, California). She was awarded the Rotary International Global Grant Scholarship and completed her doctoral degree in Psychology through the University of the Western Cape. Her experience includes working with a number of national and international nonprofit organizations and NGOs which specifically focus on improving the well-­being of children, individuals, and families within communities challenged by high levels of poverty and violence. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, her work experience has included the development and facilitation of projects in Los Angeles, California, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, South Africa, Nicaragua, and Peru.