Erica Immenschuh, founder and CEO of ETI, LLC, recently partnered with TeamTech to incorporate mindfulness into the strategic planning and EAL the curriculums. Previously, she was the Chief Clinical Officer of CommCARE, a community mental health and substance use agency in Kansas City and Chief Clinical Officer for their wholly owned subsidiary, Alternatives EAP. Prior, she worked for Johnson County Mental Health Center as a Clinician, was promoted to Team Leader, and then Staff Development Director. Early in her career, she worked with Mothers Against Drunk Driving, KVC Health Systems, KCMC Head Start, and Wyandot Center. She has also worked and volunteered with three local domestic violence shelters. She was a Board member of the Johnson County Community Violence Action Council (COMVAC) and the Johnson County Trauma Inform Care Task Force, the former Co-Chair of Trauma Matters KC/Resilient KC and is now an Alive and Well Communities Board Member. For more than 20 years she has been building clinical and supervisory expertise, as well as coaching, facilitation, and leadership experience.
Recognizing inequalities across the lifespan, Erica has dedicated herself to providing equal access to services through community behavioral health and speaking engagements. Her journey began with a Liberal Arts degree from the College of Wooster in Ohio, followed by a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Kansas. She trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Brief Therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). During her time as a licensed clinical social worker in Kansas and Missouri, she has dedicated herself to learning evidenced based practices to assist people in achieving self-determined goals. She became particularly skilled in group facilitation, clinical and management supervision, and program development. Erica also completed the Core Essentials Graduate (CEG) from Coach U, which is accredited by the International Coach Federation (IFC). Whether providing counseling, coaching, or facilitating has taken a strengths-based, solution focused, and mind-body approach to the learning, growth, and change process.
Throughout her career, Erica has participated in multiple leadership programs including, TeamTech Strategic Planning and EAL, University of KS (KU) Emerging Leaders, Central Exchange Emerging Leaders, and Johnson County Government Leadership Empowers All People (LEAP). Regarding LEAP, Erica became a coordinator of the five-day program working with the county Human Resources Department to provide evaluation and Training of the Trainers.
Erica, is also an accomplished content expert who has provided trainings locally, coast to coast, and in Canada. Topic examples include suicide prevention/response, personality disorders, trauma informed care and interventions, MI, and mindful, interpersonal, emotional, and distress skills for companies like Advent Health Shawnee Mission, KU School of Social Work, Johnson County Developmental Supports, McClendon Center Washington DC, California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions, and local, as well as Canadian Mental Health Conferences. She is known to thrive when learning, applying, and sharing new information.
Contact Erica at firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-961-5303.