Michele works with people who want to feel wildly excited, inspired and focused in their life, career and relationships. She delights in partnering with individuals, groups and organizations that strive to make a difference in their own lives, the lives of others, and the world at large. Michele's primary mission is to empower people to create a renewed sense of passion and purpose, tap into their heart's desires and fully step into their highest vision of they truly can be!
With over 15 years of experience as a life & career coach, career counselor, corporate performance consultant and psychotherapist. Michele brings an extraordinarily rich combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities into every aspect of her coaching. She works with a diverse clientele ranging from professionals in career & personal transition and women seeking greater fulfillment in mid-life, to companies seeking a higher level of performance and individuals dealing with chronic health concerns.
Michele has provided coaching and counseling services to women in career transition at the YWCA and individuals and families affected by HIV at a local non-profit organization. She has utilized the MAPP (Motivational Assessment of Personal Potential), Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Holland’s typology, Carlson Behavioral Profile System, MMPI, Beck Depression Inventory and Strong Interest Inventory testing instruments to support her client’s aspirations.
While working with leading companies such as Tyco Electronics, Lucent Technologies, and Marriott International, she developed and implemented comprehensive approaches to improve employee and organizational morale through use of multi-source feedback, teaming activities, employee opinion surveys, and behavioral performance tools.
She has an exceptional track record of guiding people through self-limiting beliefs and fears into inspiring lives, overflowing with excitement, joy and deep personal meaning. Based in Dallas, Texas, Life Coach Michele provides career, relationship and overall life coaching services to individuals and groups locally and nationwide.
Michele is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC), as designated by the official credentialing board of the International Coach Federation, a graduate of Coach for Life, an accredited ICF coach training program, holds an M.S. in Counseling and Development from Texas Women's University, and a B.A. in Interpersonal Communications from Newcomb College. She is a state of Texas Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and has her Mediation and Dispute Resolution Certification from Southern Methodist University. She is an active member of the Dallas, Texas Coach Federation chapter, the International Coach Federation, the International Association of Coaches and Success Discoveries, a Dallas, Texas based national coaching consortium. She has lectured at the International Coach Federation Forum, is a popular guest on various television and radio shows, and is a sought after speaker and workshop facilitator, as well as a life coach for Fitness Magazine™. She was recently interviewed by Dallas Morning News on the subject of setting New Year's resolutions and life goals. She continues to volunteer for several non-profit organizations that offer adults and children opportunities to enhance their lives and pursue their dreams.
On The Personal Side
Michele is an eternal optimist, a grateful cancer “thriver”, and an insightful world class listener. She has walked through life's challenges and come through to the other side with a contagious enthusiasm for and appreciation of all that life has to offer. She finds exhilaration, serenity, and joy in a variety of activities, including walking in nature, swimming, reading, meditation, bike riding, and spiritual pursuits. Sharing heart to heart conversations and laughter with dear friends and family, playing with her precious dog Moses, and creating beautiful home environments also lifts her spirit and warms her heart.
Michele's life purpose is to be an expression of love, light, joy and hope in the lives of others, and her chosen life's work as a life coach and inspirational consultant is a reflection of who she is, not just a job role. She works with her clients to bring this same type of authentic congruency and joy into all areas of their own lives, thereby helping them reach their fullest potential and truest sense of self.
Michele's Coaching Specialties
- Create an inspiring life vision and concrete action plan
- Discover your unique life purpose and contribution to the world
- Forge a new path and reevaluate your direction after a major life transition
- Stay motivated and energized as you reach your goals
- Move beyond obstacles, beliefs and fears that limit you
- Awaken your career potential and explore fresh options
- Design a career roadmap, integrate your unique strengths, talents and passions
- Transition from “just a job”, into meaningful life's work
- Grow a business that is truly an expression of you
- Optimize your time, increase your productivity and self-confidence
- Strengthen relationships with honest, direct communication
- Learn tools and strategies for creating healthy, rewarding partnerships
- Empower yourself to maintain effective limits & boundaries
- Build a loving relationship with yourself - emotionally, physically and spiritually
- Develop a powerful couple's vision and goals that align with your deepest desires
Together, we can make it happen.
Philosophy and Style
Michele strongly believes that each person comes into the world with a divinely inspired purpose and special gifts that are uniquely theirs and theirs alone. It is her goal to connect you with those natural sources of inspiration, your inner wisdom, and one of a kind talent. When consciously living in alignment with your core values and purpose, you can light up the world and the lives of others in your own distinctive way. There is rarely lack of motivation or a sense of excitement.
Michele holds a safe and non-judgmental space for her clients, filled with unconditional acceptance, respect, and unlimited possibilities. Through the process, you get a true flavor and taste of the magnificent person that already exists inside of you. Your self-confidence, self-esteem and self-respect will skyrocket!
Life coaching with Michele is a stimulating, rich, and powerful experience, filled with laughter, love, and spirit. Through the life coaching process you add more color to each day. You get adult permission to dabble and play with the different hues, textures, and contrasts of your life. Naturally, your painting expands, beyond your present canvas into the full and expansive life of your dreams.