Lisa Cooley-Thomas joins forces with “When My Heart Stopped”

Each day we are able to introduce more community supporters eager to donate time and support When My Heart Stopped-Film Play. It does our heart well to introduce another loud voice in the community that’s speaking into the life of all that dare to come in contact with her. When My Heart Stopped- Film Play is so excited for the overwhelming response of community supporter. Please help us by welcoming Lisa Cooley Thomas

Lisa Cooley-Thomas a 20 year educator has spent a lifetime teaching, mentoring, and inspiring others. With a great urge to see social change ventured to become a practitioner of coaching others through their transformational change which involves making radical breakthroughs, paradigm shifts, fostering positive beliefs as well as changing behaviors.

Lisa received an undergrad degree from the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff and a graduate degree from Texas Wesleyan University along with being a state certified Educational diagnostician and trained John Maxwell certified Life Coach.

A wife and mother, sister and aunt, family and friend, lover of life, Lisa believes and exudes that this gift of life is meant to be lived well and believes as Ghandi asserted, “We must be the change we want to see happen in the world.”

Dr. Stacia Alexander PHD joins forces with “When My Heart Stopped…Production”

Dr Stacia Alexander PhD has joined forces with When My Heart Stopped- Film Play and we are so excited! The overwhelming community responses for this production is wonderful and we are so grateful to all that is willing to give back to the community and support a Healing Process that’s needed Nationwide.

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Alexander.

Dr. Alexander is a seasoned professional clinician, life coach and trainer. Her experience in capturing the attention of audiences has centered around her “Matter-of-Fact” approach when talking to people. She uses her knowledge of human behavior to develop and execute programming that engages audiences to fully participate in the presentations. She has successfully operated a private practice employing a diverse group of clinicians since 1998, which has helped over 10,000 people.

Background Includes:
PH.D. Clinical Psychology
M.A. Counseling Psychology
B.A. Psychology

Dr. Alexander began providing cultural competency training in local schools districts in 1998 working with instructors, support staff, parents & students. Professionals have lauded her execution of ethics courses as she makes even the most mundane of subject matters come to life. She has provided professional training for Devry Institute of Technologies, Texas Department of Family & Protective Services, COMPSYCH, Veteran’s Hospital of Dallas, Dallas County Employees, and professional Staff Development.

She also enjoys presenting to church groups and in conferences on accountability, women issues, family development and marital constructs.

Miracle Works, PLLC has joined forces with When My Heart Stopped…Production

I know you are just excited as we are as our floodgate opens with so many community Ambassadors ready and willing to partner with Headline Mentors & Performing Arts 🎭 and our Team. This production will leave an impact on the community with the help of all of the amazing people that’s giving back to a worthy subject.

Please help us welcome Mrs.Mrs. Miracle Wagner LPC

Miracle Wagner is a Licensed Professional Counselor and CEO of LIVE Drug & Alcohol Free and Miracle Works, PLLC a Board Certified business located in Arlington, TX which seeks to provide professional and quality services for psychosocial needs and beyond. Miracle graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, followed by a master’s degree in professional counseling from Argosy University. Miracle has spent over a decade working with individuals from adolescents to adults by cultivating relationships, restoring hope, and guiding them to be the best that God created them to be. Most recently Miracle has shared her expertise and experiences at events such as as MegaFest (Dallas, Texas) and Daughters of Destiny Women’s Conference (Johannesburg, South Africa).

Miracle understands the importance of direction and that at some point during our journeys, we get off path. She listens and guides the individual along the right path specific to their needs because no two people are alike. Miracle attributes her success in her field to her servant leader mentality. She thrives at knowing she is able to help others reach their full potential and becoming successful, confident and overjoyed at their own accomplishments.

Her Professional Affiliations Include:

  • * American Counseling Association (ACA)�
    * Mothers Against Drunk Driving (M.A.D.D.)�
    *National Association of Professional Women�
    *Lone Star State School Counselor Association�
    *Psychology Today
  • *Texas Counseling Association
  • *Texas Mental Health Counseling Association
  • *Texas College Counseling Association


Author Angie Jones joins, “When My Heart Stopped…Team”

We are so excited about all the Community Ambassadors that’s coming out to support the Film & Stage Production. We are so excited to bring Author Angie Jones to the team.

Angie Ransome-Jones is the best-selling author of “Path to Peace, A Guide to Managing Life After Losing a Loved One.”

In her debut book, Angie chronicles her journey of finding peace after the sudden and devastating loss of her father in 2013. After undergoing what she refers to as “the process,” Angie has made it her mission to educate others on not only dealing with major losses, but also on how to be prepared for such losses – both financially and organizationally.

Since its release in 2015, “Path to Peace” has received wide acclaim including recognition as a “Good Read” by the Arkansas Times and Angie has been featured on the WFAA-TV morning show Good Morning Texas, the Local Memphis Live TV show, along with several radio shows and other media platforms.

When she is not working as a full-time Banking Vice President, Angie is traveling with on her continuing book tour and her Life & Legacy Planning Workshop in which she and her team of subject-matter experts educate attendees on everything from estate-planning, to coping with loss, to the importance of having a Will, Life Insurance and other documentation in place.

Business Ambassador Beverly Brown excited about supporting Production that deals with Grief.

Beverly Brown is not a quiet figure in the Fort Worth Community as she currently owns BFIT, a business that promotes healthy living.  Living healthy doesn’t only consist of being physically healthy, but mental health is extremely important as well.  This is why Beverly has eagerly joined the team as a volunteer for the When My Heart Stopped Production as a Marketing Strategist working with Headline Mentors & Performing Arts Marketing Director, Sami Stoltenberg.  In speaking with Mrs. Brown, she expressed  a deep  interest in helping those dealing with grief get help and become better.  

Beverly Brown earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Dallas Baptist University. She has over 20 years’ experience in Marketing and Advertising, New Business Development and Operations Management. Her area of concentration has consisted of Business-to-Business Retail and Small Business Marketing.

She has developed, customized and implemented high level business plans to implement new accounts and increase revenue in National Accounts averaging $2.5 Million annually.
She has held positions of Ambassador with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce and is currently an active member of the Grand Prairie Chamber.

Her extensive background has afforded her the opportunity to open new branch offices across the DFW area, successfully launch several small businesses including her own, and most recently marketing and hosting her sold out event “It’s a Lifestyle”.


Fort Worth’s Transitional Life Coach Tonya Cunningham links up with HMPA Inc.

When My Heart Stopped Directors are pulling out the community to support the 2018 production.  When My Heart Stopped…is a Film Play directed by Davina Perry, Jeanette Greenwood and Co-Directed by Ivanna Smith & Dr. Catrina Pullum.  The ladies have teamed up to bring Theater and Film together under one roof.  Jeanette Greenwood, Vice President of Women in Film Dallas and active members of Women in Film & Television New York and Texas Motion Picture Association has captivated her audiences with her Film Plays (as she call them) and leave them walking away with a since of hope.

Film Plays are ways to pull the audience into the story.  Taking film clips and adding Theater gives the story a bigger edge and makes it fun for us too!

Jeanette G. |Writer

The team has also reached out to local counselors to help and  guess who they pulled out?  None other than the Lady herself, Lady Tonya Cunningham.

We are excited to announce that we have 4 counselors that will be joining this production. We want people to really understand how to deal with life and the stresses that come along with it. Please meet and welcome Tonya Cunningham
                                Jeanette G.|Film Director
Tonya M. Cunningham is a Certified Transitional Life Coach with emphasis on loss and life transition. Currently, she is a seminary student pursuing her Doctorate in Pastoral Psychology. As a Licensed Minister, Mortician, and Social Worker, her mission is to help others unpack their hurt and deal with their unprocessed pain. Tonya’s captivating presentation offers practical and relevant tools that speak to the intellect and the heart of others, encouraging people to take a leap and build a ‘new’ life after a traumatic event has destroyed the life they once knew. Her mantra is, “There IS life after loss, it’s just a different one.”
With over 25 years of professional experience in the death care industry, Tonya provides coaching, personal development and enrichment services.
Tonya is the mother of Chelsea, who is in heaven, adopted son, D’Anthony and the proud Dog Mom of “Mister Cunningham”, her Westie.