We Believe Humans Learn Best By Doing

We teach skills that help participants become healthier individuals and more effective teams and citizens in a diverse society.

What Skills Do We Teach?
  • Communication

  • Empathy

  • Problem-Solving

  • Self-Awareness

How Do We Do It?
  • Personal growth groups

  • Skills trainings

  • Business interventions

We bring to the table our combined expertise and certifications in Sociometry, Psychodrama, and Equine Assisted Learning, to create eclectic and transformational programming for our clients.  We both have degrees in professional mental health services, we bring to the table our knowledge of human psychology and a sensitivity for the human psyche.  Our aim is to create an emotionally safe and compassionate learning environment in which our participants can relax and have fun while delving into a learning experience that engages the body, mind and emotions.

Meet Our Trainers

Jill Wolski
Jill WolskiCEO, Co-Owner
Jill Wolski, is a clinical social worker as well as president and co-founder of Greenstone Experiential Services (GreenstoneXP). She has 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector in director and board positions in mental health crisis and information and referral (I&R) services. She was a co-founder of CrisisChat.com, a national crisis texting service, and has worked in Employee Assistance as a trainer and direct service provider prior to opening her own clinical private practice in 2015 and co-founding GreenstoneXP in 2018. She has extensive experience facilitating therapeutic groups, workplace training sessions, critical incident debriefings and equine assisted learning sessions. Her passion is to bring people together to learn from one another and create connections and understanding between people. She believes that compassion and a willingness to listen to one another is one of the most powerful forces in our world. Ms. Wolski lives in Troy, New York with her two teenage children, stepson and husband. She enjoys yoga, meditation, biking, gardening and giving to others.
Greg Reid
Greg ReidVice-President, Co-Owner
Greg Reid started his career as a Biologist, but found he loved working with people more than in a lab and he changed careers in 2008. Since then he earned a second degree in Mental Health Counseling and has worked in the fields of addictions, mental health and employee assistance. He is now a small business owner and practitioner at Experiential Mental Health Counseling. Greg completed his Psychodramatic Fellowship with Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute in 2017 with over 3,000 hours of live-action experience.
Casey Jakubowski
Casey JakubowskiCINO
Casey Thomas Jakubowski, PhD is an international expert in leadership development, coaching, and author of two books:Thinking About Teaching and Cog in the Machine. Casey has 20 years of experience in improvement consulting, and has led over 50 teams in groundbreaking technical work.
A professor of leadership, Casey serves local businesses in the areas of team dynamics, idea generation, and collaborative improvement efforts. He is an IISC Lean and Six Sigma Certified practitioner, as well as MBTI certified.
Elaine Theodore
Elaine Theodore
Elaine is honored to be a part of Greenstone and its mission. She holds a Master’s in Education and Human Psychology from Harvard and a BFA in Theater from NYU. She has a 30 year background in education, mediation, psychology and expressive arts. Elaine is the owner of Ruby Lotus Yoga and Wellness, LLC, a company that brings various healing modalities to agencies, groups and individuals, offering workshops and trainings. She has conducted team building workshops for the Harvard Project on Negotiation and in corporate settings. Elaine currently works a certified Yoga Therapist, Mindfulness/Stress Reduction Coach, Transformational Wellness Coach, Reiki Master, Trauma Clinician, and as a School Social Worker. Under Ruby Lotus Yoga, she founded YogaSpeak Therapy, a therapeutic model that combines interpersonal psychotherapy, CBT and Yoga Therapy for clients. She specializes in adolescents with issues of anxiety, and depression.

She is a mom of two school age children, an amazing dog, and will say that chickens, contrary to what she was told, are a lot of work. She believes we all have the capacity to heal.

Jordan Vener
Jordan Vener
Jordan has over a decade experience designing and implementing hands on inquiry-based learning experiences. He prides himself in helping individuals develop both the technical and non-technical skills they need in order to be successful in their academic, personal and professional lives.
He graduated from Florida International University with a B.S. in Elementary Education. He earned his M.S. in Educational Psychology and Methodology from the University of Albany, SUNY and holds a NYS Teacher Certification.
Jordan facilitates custom-designed workshops and programs for any organization. He is interested in designing, implementing and enhancing student centered project learning that recognize the empirical data and widely recognized theories in cognitive science in order to focus on fostering critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
He enjoys time spent hiking with his family and hockey season.

“Excellent event. Excellent trainers, understanding atmosphere, ability to take what was learned and apply it in real life.”

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