Kristen graduated from Montclair University with a bachelors degree in Psychology, before becoming a nationally certified Master Life Coach. She also completed extensive AMS certification training at the Montessori Center for Teacher Development.
Along with Life Coaching, Kristie’s professional experience has included being a FMLA Counselor and Case Manager for AT&T, a Group Facilitator for women at the Chatham Senior Center and a teacher at the Montessori Children’s Academy.
Kristie’s involvement with the perspectives and practices of Optimum Living began in the early 1990’s when she began working here as a Group Facilitator and Assistant to the Director.
Outside of her professional role as a Master Life Coach, Kristie is a conscientious wife and mother, a lover of nature and music, artistic, creative and a service-minded community volunteer. Before she was married, Kristie spent many months providing on-site aid to villagers in Ghana.