| My job as a life coach is to help clients reach their potential. I have a BA in secondary
education, a MEd in Counseling, and I am an Associate Certified Coach,
as well as a certified Positive Discipline educator. Twenty-nine years
in education--as a teacher and school counselor--led me to the
realization that the greatest impact I can have on the world is to
inspire people to see themselves as who they CAN BE, not just who they
My mission is to be a catalyst for positive
change as I work with clients to discover the power they have within
themselves to become who they aspire to be. I use
activities and questioning strategies to help them determine their
current strengths and greatest area of need, and then support and
encourage them through the change process.
My goal is to help you experience more joyful parenting! We work as a
team to figure out what's motivating your children's challenging
behaviors, develop strategies for managing that challenge in the moment,
and then follow that up with proactive ways to "head it off at the
pass" in the future. Setting kids up for success, going beyond
consequences to problem solving, and buildng family relationships based
on kindness and firmness, are all keys to making families "work." When
your family works, you can go about your work with a stronger sense of
balance. You'll feel capable of juggling all of those balls that
parents have up in the air, and you'll feel confident of your ability to
raise children who are respectful, responsible, and resilient!
Teen Clients: I use a combination of self-management skills curriculum and individualized activities to help you develop greater self-confidence in your ability to manage challenges you may be facing, including
You will grow your internal locus of control, and your increased awareness of personal power will help you take on life's challenges with greater optimism and greater expectations for success.
Adult Life Coaching clients: I am your non-judgmental ally who will help you work
toward using your strengths and personal power to deepen your level of
satisfaction with life. I focus your attention on what it is you
really want and assist you in breaking down major life goals into
manageable steps, so that you move almost seamlessly from "desire" to
|I am an educator, an inspirer, a listener, a collaborator, a see-er of the goodness in everyone.
I am a big-picture dreamer, who helps clients envision where they want to go and who they want to be.
I am the detail-guy who breaks down those dreams and visions into manageable steps that take the client toward the vision.