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I will help you move through those “stuck” places in life,

whether personally or as a family.

As a Board-Certified Family Life Coach, I will help you grow in:

  • Setting loving boundaries with positive discipline
  • Emotional intelligence, the number one predictor of success in life
  • Developing relationships full of grace and truth.
  • WHICH CONTEXT WORKS FOR YOU?
  • Family Life Coaching: Parenting support for a more resilient and peaceful family >
  • Workshops: Parent and teacher workshops on current topics >
  • Online Study Groups: Boundaries and Beyond, People Fuel, and Boundaries for Moms >

About Me

I was raised in a small North Carolina town by parents who taught me the value of unconditional love, communication and a deep faith. Through 10 years in advertising, 27 years of teaching and coaching children and adults, and re-tooling myself in graduate school while raising a precious family of my own, I am thrilled to unpack my experiences and my training to empower and equip others.

My Family Life Services

What Services Are Offered?

  • Parent Coaching – Individual
  • Parent Workshops
  • Teacher Workshops
  • Observations –  of your child in his/her classroom environment
  • Online and In-Person Group Coaching available

Where Will We Meet?

  • Parent Coaching at my home office in the Twin Hickory area, or, let’s talk at a coffee shop of your choice
  • Parent and Teacher workshops: schools, churches and family-oriented organizations
  • Group Coaching: in-person or online

How Much Does It Cost?

  • Individual coaching visits are affordable at $98 per hour.
  • Parent and Teacher Workshops and Group Coaching Rates vary by topic and duration.
  • Individual coaching visits and workshops are also available through Everyday Parenting Solutions.

What I Bring to You

  • Board-Certified Family Life Coach, The Institute for Life Coach Training (ICF and CCE endorsed)
  • Master’s in Education for K through Adult
  • Leadership training through the Townsend Leadership Program
  • Social/Emotional expertise as a former Steward School Dean of Students and “Character Coach” for Lower School
  • TownsendNOW Certified Role Play Coach for those difficult conversations
  • Director and Parent Coach with Everyday Parenting Solutions
  • Consultant in “Everything DiSC” – a personal and team-building assessment for the workplace

     

I have found my voice.

My joy is to help you and your family find yours.

What People Are Saying

Susan has that rare combination of extraordinary empathy paired with the ability to help move clients forward with a gentle nudge. She is very skilled at finding the source of her clients’ challenges and helping them to see another path that will help them grow in the direction of self-actualization. I believe coaching is an art as much as it is a science. Susan’s natural gift for connecting with people and her broad education bring both art and science to her work.” SB

Susan’s guidance has been instrumental in helping my son thrive in school. She has given him advice on how to work with classmates, how to resolve conflicts and how to tame those emotions that sometimes boil over. She has talked our whole family through a difficult move. Giving advice on how to best handle things as parents and also assisting our kids on expressing their feelings and concerns about moving to a new house. Her strengths involve helping children stay calm, processing their emotions (even when they’re too young to identify what they’re feeling), and working together to find solutions to different challenges. Always reassuring and uplifting, I’m glad to have Susan as a resource to help me and my children navigate the river of life.” KF

Susan’s insightful coaching helped me move through a difficult time with more confidence, and gave me a greater ability to discern how to take care of myself while being a primary caregiver.” KA