About Your Therapists

Rachanee Lumayno and Tom Loveman, the hosts of Writers Group Therapy, also co-lead The Writers Block, a writers group in North Hollywood, CA. The group meets every other week to share pages of scripts and prose, discuss challenges in writing and learning from special guests. (Please note, neither Tom nor Rachanee are licensed therapists. If you’ve got a real problem, see someone who is!)

Rachanee LumaynoRachanee is an actress, writer, and producer who specializes in comedy. Her two comedic shorts, Game Night and Spouse Switch, have appeared in several Los Angeles film festivals. The horror short Synesthesia, which she produced, has been selected for over 25 film festivals nationally and worldwide. Rachanee is also the founder and co-leader of the Writers Block, a writers’ support community. (Follow on Twitter: @rachaneelumayno)

Tom LovemanTom started screenwriting in 2007 but had been producing award-winning shorts since 2003. He began by writing TV pilots but, after moving to Los Angeles in 2012, he switched to writing features and short films, including the award-winning 2016 short horror film Synesthesia. Tom’s TV pilot Hoods is among the Top 10 finalists in the Playstation Emerging Filmmaker Program. Tom’s sci-fi web series pilot Reclamation is in post-production. (Follow on Twitter: @tom_loveman)