Born in North Adams, Ma., home of the Mohawk Trail. Its my passion working to help those individuals who feel "stuck" in life, those who need encouragement and a sense of direction. I am a Certified Holistic Life Coach, a Substance Abuse Counselor with co-occurring disabilities. I have 10 years experience as a Clinician for various agencies in Vermont and New Hampshire. I enjoyed growing up in Hanover, attended the Hopkins Center, Dartmouth Hockey, Shrine Parades. I graduated with a B.A. in English from Plymouth State College.I worked for Loctite Luminescent Systems as an operator and then promoted to Marketing Asst. My son was born in 1984, and most of my focus was on him. I worked in daycares and public schools. I attended NHTI and finally found a major I really enjoyed, Human Services. That is when I began to work as a Residential Counselor and was comfortable in this counseling type of work. I liked Human Services and Psychology so much that I entered a Masters program in Counseling at New England College. I did internships at Wediko Childrens Services and at Headrest, inc. I worked at Valley Vista as a Clinical Case Manager. I also took a course in Life Coaching and started my business called Reach for the Stars Coaching. It was after that I received my substance abuse license from the NH Board of Licensing. my business. Its all about new beginnings for me, and proof that anyone can do it! I am a role-model, very determined. I've got to keep reaching, just like I ask of my clients to do. I have the motivation, and I persevere at whatever I do. I am getting credentialed by various insurances like Beacon Wellsense and NH Anthem BCBS and Harvard Pilgrim/Optum. I am signed up on NH Wits Program for DUI/court evaluations. 603 306 6574 is my new phone number for Hanover-Lebanon, Danbury, and Nashua clients.