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 Lumayno

Rachanee 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 35 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 Loveman

Tom started screenwriting in 2007 but had been producing award-winning shorts since 2003. Tom writes TV pilots, feature films and shorts including the TV pilot “Hoods” that was among the Top 10 finalists in the Playstation Emerging Filmmaker Program in 2017. His award-winning sci-fi web series pilot, Reclamation, won Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy Short at the Burbank International Film Festival, and Best of Show in the Depth of Field International Film Festival. His short horror film Synesthesia won Best Original Story in the Things 2 Fear Film Fest. Combined, his shorts have been official selections at over 70 film festivals. (Follow on Twitter: @tom_loveman)