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Board of Directors and Staff


Dan Rocker, President
Raul Muñoz, Vice-President
Buffy Richardson, Secretary
W. Brian Beatty, Treasurer
Thomas Achatz
John Allen
Alex Feller
Dave Fenbert
Peter Gardner
Brad Kaltenheuser
David Kliss
Roger Merritt
Anthony Palma
Steven Weinraub
Phillip Yang

Co-Founder & Senior Advisor: Steve Soifer, Ph.D., MSW
Executive Director: Tim Pyle, MS Ed., MBA

Advisory Board


Philip Baumgaertner
Scott Blair-West, M.D.
Paul Bohn, M.D.
Donald Brannan, M.D.
Wendy Cooper, LCSW- C
Paul Cosulich
Signe Dayhoff, Ph.D.
Matt Friedman, Health Technical Advisor
Bernd Fuchs
Al Goldyne
Marty Grifone
Phil Haber, LCPC
Francis Head
Joseph Himle, M.S.W, Ph.D
Bill Hubbell, M.D.
Michelle Hunt
Matthew Johnson
David Kosins, Ph.D
David Levine
Ruth Lippin
David Marks
James Melka
Mitch Mouallem
Gregory Nicaise, M.D.
Carol Olmert
Nancy Pickering
John Powell
John Reimer
Dr. Mark Rinsky
Carl Robbins, M.S., LCPC
Barry Ross
Andrew Smith M.A.
Henry P. Sorett, Esq.
Patrick Weiss
Andrea Weyant
R. Reid Wilson, Ph.D.
Sally Winston, PsyD.
Don Woodside, M.D.
Richard Ziprin, Ph.D.



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This website is NOT a substitute for medical or legal advice and does not constitute the practice of law, medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work, or any other mental health profession. If you are having trouble urinating, you should always contact a physician since difficulty with voiding can be a symptom of a serious medical condition. We are a group of professional people and people who have suffered with paruresis. We have assembled a board and a board of advisors to help people cope with urinary dysfunction that has a psychological or social origin. On this website, we are NOT practicing medicine, psychiatry, clinical psychology, clinical social work or any other mental health profession. You should have your doctor evaluate your condition before diagnosing yourself, and seek the appropriate necessary mental health counseling if warranted. IPA, Inc. disclaims any and all legal liability whatsoever.