About Us

Dr. John Lovitt

Dr. John Lovitt was born in 1940. 

  • Education and Training 
    • Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Mississippi College 
    • Master's Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Southern Mississippi 
    • Doctorate in Counselor Education from Mississippi State University. 
      • Twelve years with the Mississippi Cooperative Extension Service.  Developed the MCES Institute on Aging at Mississippi State University. 
    • Taught 26 years in the Graduate School of Counseling.  
    • Taught 7 + years in the Graduate School of Business at the Incarnate Word University.
  • Dr. Lovitt is a certified facilitator:  
    • Core Map Multi-dimensional Assessment of Personality Temperaments.  
  • Certifications: 
    • Carkhuff Model of Communication. 
    •  CoachU and Corporate CoachU in the areas of individual, executive management and team coaching.  
  • John is an author:
    •  "Who's Listening Anyway?" an Effective Guide to Listening  
    • "Who's Telling the Truth Anyway?" an Effective Guide to Care-Frontation.  
    • Published many articles on Emotional Intelligence and Communication Skills.
  • John is the owner and president of Lovitt Consulting: provides professional consulting and coaching to individuals, families and corporations.  
  • John's hobbies include; Writing, reading, singing, tennis and table tennis.  
  • John is a member of the Heart of Texas Men's  Chorus, The Singing Men of South Texas, Alamo Heights Rotary Club, and the Alamo Heights United Methodist Church.  
  • John is married to Alice Witherspoon Ewing. They have four children and nine grandchildren  

Dr. Ed Dodge

  • Born in 1936, grew up as missionary kid in Angola, Africa 
  • Education
  • 1958 - BA & BS, Taylor University, Upland, Indiana 
  • 1962 - MD, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • 1964 - 1966: Lt. Commander, US Public Health Service 
  • 1967 - MPH, Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
  • Experience
  • 1967-69: Asst. Professor of Public Health,  Public Health College, Gondar, Ethiopia
  • 1970-71: Staff Physician and Faculty, Frontier Nursing Service, Hyden, KY
  • 1971-74, Director Citrus/Levy County Health Department, Inverness, Florida
  • 1975-96, Private Family Practice in Inverness, Florida
  • 1994-2014, Courtesy Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Florida
  • 2010-15, Visiting Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Africa University, Zimbabwe
  • 2017-   Adjunct Faculty, Wayland Baptist University, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2017-  Family Wellness Workshops, The Family Wellness Institute
  • Hobbies and Leisure Activities
  • Organic Gardening
  • Planning, cooking & enjoying wholesome plant-based meals
  • Tennis, Senior Men's League, Thousand Oaks YMCA
  • Member, Unity Church of San Antonio
  • Quarterly Wellness Newsletter
  • Author: Be Healthy; Dan's Story; and others

Philip Mullins

Education and Experience

  • United States Air Force 1981 - 1984
  • Motorola Inc 1984 - 1998
  • Texaco Inc 1999 - 2001
  • IBM 2001 - 2014
  • Tait Communications 2014 - 2016
  • Strategy Worxs LLC  Strategic Innovation Consulting
    • President/Executive Consultant 


The Family Wellness Institute