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Radical Honesty Trainers

Taber Shadburne, Master Trainer

Taber Shadburne has a B.A. in music and comparative religion (summa cum laude) and an M.A. in counseling psychology, and has completed numerous professional trainings, including Hakomi Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, Gest

Since 1990, Taber has been in private practice, providing individual and couples therapy and leading personal growth groups and workshops. While designing and leading his own workshop called Radical Intimacy, he discovered Dr. Blanton’s book, Radical Honesty, and came to Virginia to work closely with Dr. Blanton and receive intensive training. Mr. Shadburne is certified as a Radical Honesty trainer and has co-led numerous workshops with Dr. Blanton. He has also conducted Radical Honesty workshops, provided Radical Honesty consultations and private appointments in various parts of the country. Taber Shadburne is Dr. Blanton’s senior trainer and has received certification as Master Trainer in Radical Honesty.

When not traveling, Mr. Shadburne is based in San Francisco, California.

Dr. Susan Campbell, Trainer

Susan Campbell, Ph.D.

Dr. Susan Campbell has authored nine books on relationships and conflict resolution, has delivered hundreds of seminars and workshop internationally, and has counseled thousands of individuals and couples. In demand with the press, radio and TV to help interpret the status of contemporary human work and love relations, she has appeared on CNN’s NewsNight and Good Morning America and Dr. Dean Edell.

Accomplished in the business world, Susan has directed a think tank, run non-profit organizations, consulted to Fortune 500 companies, and guest lectured at the Harvard, Stanford, and UCLA business schools.

An avid adventurer and proponent of “living your life out loud,” she has made millions, lost millions, lived in other cultures, and spent two years sailing her 47-foot sailboat halfway around the world.

Some of her more well-known book titles are: The Couples JourneyBeyond the Power Struggle, and Getting Real.

Her most recent research and writing has focused on dating – a scene widely regarded as fraught with tension and lacking in directness – and she proposes an exciting new model for dating and relating in her book, Truth in Dating: Find Love by Getting Real. Susan is gratified by the feedback from her publisher that in bookstores this book is “flying off the shelves…”

Raven Dana, Trainer

Raven Dana

Raven Dana is Certified Life Coach and Clinical Handwriting Analyst with over 30 years of experience teaching self management, stress reduction and conflict resolution practices. She has a private coaching practice and facilitates workshops across the country. Dana possesses a laser-like talent for getting to the source of things. Some of her skills were acquired through her interesting childhood, and then honed through training in stress reduction, NLP, communications, gestalt practices, and meditation. Dana worked and trained with Brad Blanton PhD and was operations manager of Radical Honesty for three years. She is a certified Radical Honesty™ Coach and Radical Honesty™ Trainer. Raven was Certified in Clinical Handwriting Analysis through internationally known forensic handwriting experts Curtis and Bart Baggett. Dana used the term “Life Coach” nearly a decade before coaches became popular. Her work is distinctly different and more in depth than the style of coaching taught in most training programs today. Dana combines her extensive knowledge of body language, gender specific communication, stress reduction methods, and up-to-date research to reach her clients and achieve a high rate of success.

Contact Raven: raven@stresswizardcoaching.com Phone: (216) 261-0181

Jerry Griffin, Trainer

Jerry Griffin is a Certified Radical Honesty Trainer and one hell of a nice guy who lives in Northern Virginia. Jerry is currently listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the person having attended the most Radical Honesty workshops. Jerry runs group meetings in the Batterer’s Intervention Program, a state-mandated program that provides behavioral counseling for individuals convicted of domestic violence.

Stephanie Roth, Trainer

Stephanie Roth

Stephanie Roth, certified Radical Honesty trainer, is an award-winning author, a popular motivational speaker and trainer, and a relationship coach specializing in communication and connection. Stephanie teaches people how to speak up and ask for what they want, how to recognize and honor differences in various personality types, and how to embrace those differences to get the job done.

Stephanie has a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Colorado at Denver and a Bachelor of Science in Technical Writing from Carnegie Mellon University. She is a graduate of Coach U, a Certified Radical Honesty™ facilitator, and a certified trainer for Fred Pryor Seminars/CareerTrack. She is the award-winning author and publisher of SEEK: Self-Esteem Enhancement Kit, a self-esteem curriculum for teenagers used by hundreds of schools, detention centers, probation offices, and private practices throughout the US and Canada. Stephanie is co-author of Empowering Vision for Dreamers, Visionaries and Other Entrepreneurs. She is author of the forthcoming book, Confessions of a Workshop Junkie: How I Stopped Learning and Started Living, due out in early 2013.

Stephanie Roth, 303-410-8167, www.askStephanieRoth.com

Marina Dervan, Trainer

Marina Dervan

Marina Dervan, ( aka, “The Honesty Coach.”) has excelled in the field of Management Consulting and Wellness Coaching for more than 25 years. From the 1990’s onward, Marina has served Corporate Clients from Wall street and North America, to the City of London and Continental Europe. Renowned as a dynamic, powerful, and inspiring Coach beyond comparison.

Marina specializes in 6 month Accelerated Development Programs for Corporate Executives, Couples Coaching, and Solution Focused thinking for Individuals and Teams. Marina has spent her entire career committed to finding compassionate solutions to ‘People Problems,’ and After years of studying with some of today’s greatest Thinkers and Psychologists, she developed her own system for identifying and navigating through the deluge of human emotions and physical ails.

Marina uses a synthesized system, that includes of all of the following methods she has been trained to teach:

Radical Honesty, Deceptive Indicators, The Enneagram, Solution Focused Therapy, The Human Element, LC/Loving Communication, Hypnotherapy, Systemic thinking, Lateral Thinking, Flow Team Dynamics, The Sedona Method, The Wartegg/Tree Projective Tests, Criminal Handwriting Analysis, Graphotherapy, The Tomatis Method, PTP/Processing Styles, Retrain the Brain. Hippocrates Health Educator.

Email Marina at marina [at] thehonestycoach [dot] com or visit her website at http://thehonestycoach.com

Tuulia Syvanen

Tuulia Syvänen is one of the few certified Radical Honesty trainers practicing in Europe. She leads Radical Honesty workshops and does 1:1 and couples coaching throughout Europe. For two decades, she held leadership positions at international, non-profit organizations that are concerned with social and environmental justice issues. A native of Finland, she has lived in Germany, The Netherlands, New Zealand and Canada.

Having grown up in a dysfunctional family—where difficulties and negative feelings were often swept under the rug—Tuulia became passionate about self-expression and self-awareness, and learned the importance of setting one’s boundaries. Most important, she learned the power of honesty. Her life’s mission is to help create more love and connection between people through honest sharing.

Tuulia participated in her first Radical Honesty training in 2012 with the founder of Radical Honesty Dr. Brad Blanton and continued her training under the guidance of Dr. Blanton and RH Master Trainer Taber Shadburne. She has led more than 15 RH workshops in various European countries. She has also attained a four-year certification in the Human-to-Human Coaching and Therapy Program in Finland and is a certified leader of Dr. Fischer’s Rebuilding Divorce Seminars. She earned a BA in Journalism from the University of Tampere and has a 14-year-old son.


Maggie Doyle
Averill Bowers
Anne Bryer
Liam Kirshner 

Etain O’Kane
Ed Greville
John Rosania
Kara Poorbaugh
Sarah Hobbs
Marvin Schulz
Christoph Fink
Michael Kolb
Pete Jordan
Selina Jung
Joseph Tavormina
Laura Turley
Ely Caputo
Jay Caputo
Lindsay St. Antoine

We want to provide coverage across the U.S. and in other countries. Interested in becoming a trainer? First, you need to take our 8 day workshop. Visit our workshops page to see when the next ones are scheduled.