Lynn Scheidenhelm, LCSW, is Director of Innovation for Centering Healthcare Institute (CHI) and responsible for development of products, services and training tools that support clinicians in applying the Centering model of group care across the life cycle. During 2020 and the pandemic crisis, she developed tools and led trainings to facilitate Centering sites moving their in-person groups to a virtual format. Prior to her role at CHI, she worked for Clinica Family Health for 28 years as a Behavioral Health Clinical Manager focusing on behavioral health integration on the medical teams. She brought the Centering model of group care to Clinica in 2005 and co-facilitated with medical providers pregnancy, parenting and chronic pain Centering group medical visits for over 13 years. From 2007 – 2018 she was an In-House Centering trainer at Clinica as well as a part-time consultant for CHI training sites across the country on the Centering model of group care. Other work experiences include 25 years as a Lamaze Childbirth Educator at local hospitals and birth centers, psychotherapy private practice, mediator, adjunct profession supervising graduate Social Work students, part time faculty at Social Work graduate school and Clinical Social Worker with Lutheran Social Services. She works remote from Boulder, Colorado.