I have a BA in Clinical Psychology and have worked in the mental health field ever since. I’ve always had a passion for helping people and it seemed to be the path that I was meant to go on. I have worked in two mental health facilities and two substance abuse facilities. One was in and the other was out patient. I have also done in home work with kids and adults with developmental disabilities.
I left my last job in February 2017. The leadership in the facility that I was working in was awful. I loved my job as a Chemical Dependency Technician, but I couldn’t stay. I was working a schedule I hated and I was tired all the time. I wasn’t seeing my kids or husband much and at one point, he decided that he was done watching me struggle. I left and haven’t worked since.
While sitting at home as a stay home mom again for the second time in less than 2 years, I started thinking of how I could make this a permanent thing. I have a couple of health conditions that may make it difficult in the future to hold down a full time job and I wanted to still be able to make money, do something I liked and help people. That’s when I discovered life coaching.
I started doing all kinds of research and that was it. I decided to open Brave Wings Coaching. It seems to fit everything I wanted. I’m working on my own time. If I am not feeling well, I can work at my own pace. I have contacted friends to help me build up a webpage, a new service and other small details. I do not have clients yet, and that seems to be my biggest issues.
I have consulted with the SBA and two very nice men have become my consultants in helping me come up with marketing ideas to fix that issue, as that is the main idea for opening a business! I’m working on these ideas daily and am hoping to see results soon. I have written and typed out a business plan, created a Facebook business page and a few other social media things that I am hoping to build my business.
I am learning more daily and am enjoying the challenge that this brings. I know I can help people in the ways I am hoping to. I am mainly focused on helping those in transition, meaning in the middle of life changes, but that doesn’t mean that they have to be in crisis to see me. I am also ready to help those who need extra help in setting goals and being held accountable for making them come to fruition.
LinkedIn: Wrae Sanders
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