Understanding where we’ve been and where we are now, and with the knowledge that burnout is currently an epidemic in the world of work, we’ve refocused our business model in order to offer support and resources for those searching for tools to move from endurance to resilience.
Such has been my own experience. As I began my career building and leading an after school program, I envisioned growing this program and staying with it for many years. Then life took a turn, and my career needs changed as a result of becoming the breadwinner for myself and my two young children.
Like many job seekers, I was stressed and worried over a multitude of things. I didn’t know what I wanted to do, let alone how to conduct a job search. I didn’t know how to write a strong resume, how to effectively interview, or how to negotiate a salary.
One morning, while drinking my wake-up coffee and perusing the want ads, the phone rang. I put down my cup to answer the call, and when I returned, my cup had left a ring around one ad. The recruiting agency was looking for someone to help other companies find qualified job seekers. After dithering for a few moments wondering whether helping others find work would be interesting and whether it would pay enough to support my family, I responded to the ad and was invited in for an interview. Employment advertising at that time did not provide a lot of detail about the skills they were seeking in a hire. During the interview, I learned the agency was willing to train “the right candidate.” To my surprise and delight, that person was me.
Towards the end of my on-the-job training, I asked why they decided to offer me the job. My manager said that I “stood out” from the other interviewees. It was my professional demeanor, honest and straightforward answers, and my ability to ask relevant questions that made me the standout candidate. That single comment had a profound influence on my future.
My career took a major shift at that time. It led me to positions in technical recruiting, human resources, leadership training and career coaching. Those jobs did not just drop in my lap. Every one of those roles required a mastery of new skills, flexibility, and a willingness to change and grow.
In my work with job seekers and career-change clients, I found that those who have the most difficulty are often burdened by emotional triggers that hold them back. Many of us in the career development field are not trained to address these emotional roadblocks. In my own personal pursuit of dealing with an emotional roadblock (fear of flying as it turns out!), I sought the services of a practitioner who used EFT/Tapping (Emotional Freedom Techniques). The lightbulb went on. Could these techniques be used to help individuals who are stuck in their job search?
After completing certification as an EFT practitioner, I began using EFT, with success, with individuals seeking career assistance. Coupled with my expertise in career development, I am so excited to add EFT to my coaching practice to help you identify, design, and build your ideal career path.
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I have more than 25+ years working in the human resources/human capital space across multiple industries. Some of the roles I’ve held include: as an organizational development specialist, leadership trainer, recruiter, and outplacement counselor.
I hold a Masters degree in Management for Organizational Effectiveness from Marymount University.
My undergraduate degree is from New York University with a major in History and a minor in Psychology
Certifications and Coursework include:
Certification Levels 1 and 2 EFT Training, EFT Tapping Training institute
Accredited, Certified EFT Practitioner, EFTi
Certified, Career Coach, Transformation Academy
Certificate of Completion, Tapping Out of Trauma
Certificate of Completion, Matrix Reimprinting
Certificate of Completion, EFT Ethics, Legal, Risk Management
Co-Chair, Tucson JCC International Jewish Film Festival
Co-Chair Philanthropy, Hadassah of Southern Arizona
Tapping both on my own and with other practitioners who have helped guide me to go deeper into my emotions resulting in deeper healing, has helped me release the grief, stress, pain and fears and to repair those broken and hurting bits inside. The healing didn’t happen in a straight line nor immediately. I have had many stops and starts. I persisted in using EFT and love who I am and where I am in my life right now. I still use EFT daily to start my day on a good note, or to clear out any stress at the end of the day so I don’t carry it over to a new day. My passion is to work with others to empower their transformation to be where I am.
Almost everything uncomfortable starts with stress or is worsened by stress and at its roots, EFT is a self-help support tool to relieve stress. My friends and family often hear me say “We can tap on that!”.
Closing in on the ending of one career, my passion for EFT and the amazing results it produced over and over again within myself and those close to me, led me to the decision that I wanted to practice Clinical EFT as my second career. I have always had a passion to help people and realized this would be the perfect fit so I became an Accredited, Certified Practitioner in clinical Emotional Freedom Techniques.
I have been working with clients since the Certification Process. I have helped coach clients to gain increased self-confidence, reduce stress and stress responses, various body aches and pain, food cravings, fear before surgery, interview and exam stress, sports performance anxiety, childhood events that resulted in life-long limiting beliefs, grief and so much more.
I realized when working with my adult clients that many of our stresses, fears and limited beliefs started with events in our school years. Personally, I had public speaking fears from an event in high school I was able to release as well as a limited belief that I wasn’t smart enough from a comment my teacher wrote on my grade one report card!
I have helped students leaving high school and heading to university to gain self confidence and reduce the stress and fear of being on their own away from family and friends for the first time, decrease the worry of not being good enough entering a larger education population, worry about making the University sports team or fear of not managing their time well.
I have worked with teachers, school bus drivers, EA’s and students and they all agree schools would benefit by having access to EFT.
When I work with clients, one of the first things I do is teach them Basic EFT, (this is one of many techniques) so they always have a tool right at their fingertips to help them self-regulate their nervous system in the moment and to help create self-confidence and well-being by tapping daily.
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Master Life Coach Certification from Transformation Academy – in Progress
Mental Health First Aid Canada Certificate
The Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada Membership Certificate
Certificate of Accreditation from EFT International
EFT Practitioner Certificate from EFT Tapping Training
Ethics, Legal Issues, & Risk Management Strategies for EFT/Tapping Practitioners Certificate, From Midge Murphy, JD, PhD
Tapping Out of Trauma from Tap Your Power, LLC
EFT for Wealth and Abundance from Evidence Based EFT
Reiki – Second Degree Reiki
First Degree Reiki