Randy has been in youth leadership since he was a teenager himself. He started as a summer camp counselor at age 16 and he went on to design and direct character building summer camp curriculum. He started a self-discovery program for college students after graduating from college and while working on a Master’s in Education. He worked in formal secondary education and then on to therapeutic and finally focusing on mentoring life transitions.
Randy is currently completing a PhD in Applied Organic Psychology. Besides his Master’s level work in Education, Randy earned a Master’s degree from The University of Tennessee in Recreation & Leisure. His post graduate training also includes secondary education, psychology, youth services, indigenous wisdom, outdoor emergency care and experiential education.
One of Randy’s main assets for working with families is the training and initiation into adulthood by wise parents and “Elders.”
His experience includes recreation therapist, summer camp director, therapeutic wilderness director, high school teacher, licensed minister, and program director for leadership and transition into adulthood programs.
Colleen gained her initial understanding of life transitions through life events which challenged her to the core. Instead of becoming a victim, she became a leader, teacher, and coach. She earned a Master’s in transpersonal psychology from The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology. Since then she has trained with Marion Woodman, a Jungian analyst trained at the C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich, Switzerland; one of the most widely read authors on feminine psychology.
She has taught transition skills for the past twelve years with extensive research and training in all areas of human life transitions. Her specialty is in Women’s Studies and a woman’s journey into wholeness.
Colleen is a certified dream coach and neuro-linguistic programmer. She is currently finishing a book about the women’s journey called Your Soul is Calling. She regularly facilitates workshops for women.