|Laura Worth, MSW
Vashon-Maury Island, Washington
Laura Worth, MSW co-founded LifeSenseTechnologies
in 2011. Laura is a seasoned entrepreneur in developing
health care technologies companies as well as a Life
Coach, skilled in group facilitation and inspiring motivation.
Laura is also a Web
publisher and Web designer, musician,
A +30-year veteran of entrepreneurial
business ventures. Co-founder and Vice President of six health care and
medical products companies. 20 years as a Life and Business Coach,
founding Worth Coaching Services
where she works with groups and individuals from many walks of life.
She is trained professionally in psychotherapy and counseling, group facilitation,
LIFESENSE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
Co-founder and Vice President
2011 - Present
Co-founded LifeSense Technologies,
LLC. Co-invented the company's proprietary Chill420,
and Terpz systems (patents
pending). Manages administrative, accounting, and legal functions
for the company.
Co-founded and co-authored The
Project for better cannabis science and education at www.cmap420.org,
sponsored by LifeSense Technologies.
WORTH WELLNESS PUBLICATIONS (Web
2007 - Present
Specializing in web-based, health
and wellness directories for local neighborhoods and small communities.
Extensive contact with health and wellness practitioners in supporting
their marketing outreach.
2006 - Present
Institute, a nonprofit corporation to sponsor humanist projects dedicated
to improving our quality of life. These projects include the
Energy Project initiated in 2006 and educational support for BuildingCircles
Organization initiated in 2005.
2005 - Present
Organization to build affordable and sustainable nature-integrated
homes for independent living.
SEADRIFT MEDIA PRODUCTIONS
Media Productions, an independent media production company to produce
and market her music.
LAURA WORTH WEB DESIGNS
1998 - Present
Specializing in easy-to-navigate sites
for artists, small business, solo professionals, and nonprofits (Laura
Worth Web Designs).
WORTH COACHING SERVICES
Life and Business Coach, Group Facilitator,
Guides clients in clarifying personal
direction and values, decision-making, and creating life balance and focus.
Assists in goals identification and planning, motivation and procrastination
management, time management, and other strategies for improved quality
of life. Specializes in coaching clients at life's transition points.
Coaching Services to help pioneer the introduction of life and business
coaching to the public in 1995. Responsible for WCS's strategic
planning, marketing; advertising and public relations; sales; content,
methods, curriculum and proprietary materials development; business and
financial planning, legal and accounting functions. Authors
and publishes coaching e-newsletter and syndicated newspaper column, The
Coaching Minute .
ADVANCED MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES,
ADVANCED INPUT PRODUCTS, LLC .-.
Founder and Vice President
1980 - 2004
Co-founded four privately held and
financed companies engaged in research and development of proprietary healthcare-related
technologies, tools for public health education, and corporate employee
wellness programs. Served on their Boards and as Vice President of
Operations, Vice President of Administration, Secretary (officer), and
also filled roles of office manager, executive assistant, and administrative
assistant. Aggregate fiduciary responsibility for corporate budgets
totaling $3.7 million.
CLINICAL PSYCHOTHERAPIST AND COUNSELOR
Family Service Agency of San Mateo
Therapist, Supervised MSW Internship
Crisis and long-term psychotherapy
using individual, couple, family, and group modalities.
East Bay Transitional Services
Therapist, Supervised MSW Internship
Residential treatment center for adults
and older adolescents with severe psychiatric disorders.
Masters in Social Work (MSW) from
San Francisco State University (1983). Training for clinical social
work with special preparation for counseling clients suffering from chronic
B.A. (sociology) from San Francisco
State University (1972).
In-depth interviews with patients
suffering from chronic illness (inflammatory bowel disease); sole responsibility
for design and execution of this exploratory ethnomethodology. Culminating
project in lieu of thesis for Master in Social Work (MSW).
U.S. Patent No. 5,348,008 (issued
September 20, 1994)
“Cardiorespiratory Alert System”
Apparatus, and System to Initiate and Maintain Healthy Sleep" (co-inventor)
to Enable Alternating and/or Simultaneous Nasal and Oral Inhalation of
and Apparatus to Enable Inhalation of Air of Varied Temperature with or
without Aromatic Conditioning" (co-inventor)
SafeWatch™ cardiorespiratory alert system
SleepLine™ sleep information audiotext program
AVOCATIONAL SKILLS, INTERESTS,
and business consultant/mentor for Peninsula acting ensemble, Constance
Wise Productions, an acting school and ensemble based in Palo Alto,
California. Assisted with teaching and directing students.
Co-founder of DIAJ
(Drummers in a Jam), a 10-year commitment to building community
in the San Francisco Bay Area using community drum circles. DIAJ
evolved into a musical performing group specializing in audience participation.
The DIAJ ensemble recorded and performed African-inspired, California-grown
in The San Francisco Bay Area.
Principal musician (alto recorder) of
(Drummers in a Jam), performing and recording group. Recorded Pangaea:
Old World, New Visions and Mouyami
Co-founder of Big Deal Productions,
an independent music production company dedicated to producing DIAJ music.
In 1998 co-produced the DIAJ CD, Pangaea:
Old World, New Visions.
Co-produced Sweet California Ballet
original performance event with audience participation), performed at Burgess
Theater, Menlo Park, CA 1997 and The
World Is You, a world music and fusion dance community performance
event at Hidden Villa, Los Altos, California in 2001.
Principal musician, the SoundMoments
duo (performing and recording as a duo with Robert Bornn). Vocalizations,
soprano, and alto recorder (improvisational world fusion music); African-style
drums and percussion (African-inspired improvisational music). Robert and
Laura are currently working on their next album series, Chill!
release in 2013. The Inhale!
album was released with Robert as a CD in 2013. They released Love
Is... (2012) as a digital album at CDBaby as SoundMoments duo in 2012.
Recorded music sound track for Robert Bornn's film on DVD, Ocean's
Edge-Spirit's Journey (2004).
Writing: poetry, blogging (From
the Rocking Chair), e-newsletters and columns (Bright Moments
Coaching and The
Coaching Minute), and op ed. pieces.