:: Functional Emotional Fitness™ Practitioners


Karl Monger

Karl Monger

Executive Director | GallantFew, Inc.
Roanoke, TX
Burris Coach Karl Monger served as an active duty infantry officer from 1983 to 1993.  He commanded a light infantry company in the 25th Infantry Division and served as the Personnel Officer/Adjutant and later as the Assistant Operations Officer for the 1st Ranger Battalion, parachuting with the battalion into Kuwait during a show of force operation at the closing phase of Desert Storm.  Following active duty he has held sales,...

Kelly Burris, PhD, MBC

Kelly Burris, PhD, MBC

CEO | Burris Institute
Los Angeles, CA
With over 150 medical references Functional Emotional Fitness™ represents a scientific breakthrough in mental health, and it has done this without meds, labels or personal history. Kelly has accomplished this by defining ‘Normal’ in an industry, which only defines broken or disordered. Without a definition of “Normal,” virtually anyone on the planet is open to diagnosis of a disorder and subject to endless harmful...

Nina Desjardins

Nina Desjardins

Psychiatrist | N. L. Desjardins Medicine Professional Corporation
London, ON
I am a proud Canadian currently based out of London, Ontario. I have been a practicing psychiatrist for 18 years and have expertise in Indigenous mental health, Cannabinoid medicine, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness. I believe curiosity, creativity, and self-compassion are crucial to recovery from any emotional difficulty. My aim is to empower these attitudes in those I work with and prefer “Skills before Pills.” My...

Elizabeth Kahn

Elizabeth Kahn

Behavioral Scientist and Emotional Wellness Partner | Emotional Tools for Life
Cary, NC
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, show a man how to fish and you have fed him for a lifetime.”  This popular saying best describes the approach that Liz has when working with individuals and groups.  After nearly two decades of diligent work in the field of behavioral science, Liz Kahn, MA, CBC, has incorporated Burris Method as the primary means of supporting individuals in overcoming challenges of the past...

Gabriella Kershner

Gabriella Kershner

Certified SR Counselor, Author | Her Quest 31
Gabriella Kershner provides personal, health and wellness, and corporate coaching and counseling for individuals and companies in a completely confidential setting. Gabriella Kershner is a Life Guidance Practitioner/Life Coach/SR Counselor and author. She has over 15 years of experience and education in the health and wellness, business, finance, and social science sectors. She has used her expertise in helping people achieve...

Carol Strom

Carol Strom

Fitness Trainer | www.reprogramtheoverweightmind.com
I need your help to build up success stories to inspire others FREE if you lose 15lbs in 8 weeks Attend via smartphone, tablet or computer or meet in Las Vegas Compliments any fitness or diet program you are currently using.  Acheive your goals for Love, Health, Wealth and Self Image. The program is a comprehensive goal planning workshop guaranteed to help improve relationships, health, career, education and self-esteem. There are 10 years...

Beau Chatham, CBIS, CPT, MBC

Beau Chatham, CBIS, CPT, MBC

CEO & Tribal Leader | Warrior Life Coach®
Simply stated, we are all warriors. No matter where you are in life, you face a struggle. This struggle is against an unseen enemy, that keeps you from reaching your maximum potential. It could be in the form of a challenge at work. It could be a disease or physical limitation you fight to overcome. It could even be your own thoughts that keep you from reaching your goals. What ever the obstacle, at Warrior Life Coach®, we believe that...

George Maris

George Maris

Managing Partner | Life Coach Center
Valencia, CA
  Life Coach Center® - George Maris - We Move In The Direction Of The Dominant Thought.  You Always Get What You Know.  If All That You Know Is What You Don't Want, Then You Will Get More Of What You Don't Want In The Absence Of Not Knowing What You Desire. Whatever You Focus on (Positive or Negative) Expands!  Being A Witness Brings You Closer To Who You Really Are.  All Discomfort And Fear Are...

Bryce Mahoney

Bryce Mahoney

Operations | GallantFew
Raleigh, NC
Virginia native living in Raleigh, NC. Avid outdoorsman and conservationist, I enjoy spending time with other like-minded individuals, constantly learning, growing in my faith, and striving to be better than I was yesterday. Mental Fitness is key to a successful transition for veterans, and Burris Functional Emotional Fitness Training has been the best source of growth for me personally. At GallantFew, we live and teach the Fitness STAR(...

Daphne Bye

Daphne Bye

Program Director | GALLANTFEW, INC (WAM PROJECT)
Daphne enlisted in the Marine Corps August 2007- 2011 although she is born and raised in Brooklyn NY, she was recruited out of Cleveland Ohio, after her family moved out of the city. When she hit the fleet, she was stationed in Camp Pendleton with CLR 15. After finishing her contract with the Marine corps, she enrolled into college to finish her degree in Marketing and Communications, while going to college she felt she needed to go back to her...