you can do, or dream you can; begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.
passion is helping people increase their emotional fitness. Her
professional training as a psychotherapist and life coach have made
her effective in guiding people to achieve business success and
personal happiness. She brings a systems perspective to her work.
things about Kristina:
different job: working with Aboriginals in South Australia
and finding that, although there were many cultural differences,
the intra and interpersonal issues were universal.
challenging job: Starting a counseling/psychotherapy center
with a colleague and developing it into a successful small business.
influenced by: Virginia Satir with whom I studied as she
developed her thoughts which became the book: Peoplemaking; also
by Dr. Murray Bowen, who developed relationship systems theory.
recently influenced by: Thomas Leonard, considered the
father of personal coaching. He believed that most people are only
using a small part of what they are capable of and that coaches
can help people evolve. He made innovative use of the internet and
telephone to work with people around the world. Also by Dr. Martin
Seligman, a leading spokesman for POSITIVE PSYCHOLOGY, and his work
on optimism and authentic happiness.
decision: marrying my husband 39 years ago, having three
fantastic children who have given us 5 fantastic grandchildren.
professional move: adding coaching and writing to my professional
personal move: living and working in a waterfront community
in Annapolis, Maryland and having a little boat with which to explore
the Chesapeake Bay inlets.