I work with individuals just like you. Together, we develop new tactics and methods, as well as strategize new habits to get you navigating life with added passion, purpose, and clarity.
People have told me they desire a passionate life with gratifying relationships. They want to feel of value and make money doing something that is fulfilling. Men and women say they crave a life full of confidence and insight. That they strive to have the abilities to reduce anxiety, worry, self-doubt, and to be good spouses and parents.
My helping style will help you move away from problems and into solutions. I have over two decades of experience guiding people through unique and common life challenges. These 20+ years of experience will be available to you as you design the best version of yourself.
It’s about partnering with you as we design (or redesign) your life goal or purpose. I understand people come from a variety of backgrounds, have different values, and an assortment of preferred life perspectives. I offer a non-judgmental coaching style that accepts all possibilities. The linking factors are that we all want to be happy, feel connected to the world, and that we know our purpose.
Counseling and Coaching Experience:
4 years United States Navy (Petty Officer 2nd Class)
10 years as a University Foreign Student Advisor
12 years as a Community College Counselor
4 years as a High School Counselor (Type 73 Certification)
10 years as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Comparative Politics Minor in Speech Communications & Theater
Master’s Degree in Counseling:
Specializing in Career Counseling, Educational Counseling, & Mental Health Counseling
Doctorate work in Adult Learning and Higher Education
All But Dissertation (ABD) Specializing in How Adults Learn, Self-directed Learning, & Learning How to Learn
Coach Approach Course Wellness Coaching
NASM Behavior Change Specialist
Parenting with Positive Discipline (parent training program)
Brene’ Brown’s Connections independent training
Education & Experience
Illinois Licensed Therapist
National Board Certified Coach
NASM Certified Behavior Change Specialist