Certified POB Life Strategy Coach
Dede is a certified POB Life Strategy Coach and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Minnesota and Connecticut. Currently, Dede has a private practice as an online life coach, specializing in navigating transitions, addiction recovery and aging. She is a certified She Recovers Life Coach and is involved in the She Recovers community both as a volunteer and as a coach. Dede carries a Masters in Social Work from Columbia University and A Masters in Addiction Counseling from Hazelden Bette Ford Graduate School of Addiction Counseling. Dede has years of experience working with older adults in addiction recovery; she has been in recovery from alcoholism for over 20 years. As a graduate of the POB program in 2020, Dede instantly saw the connection between the principles outlined in POB and overall recovery from the plight so many in the grips of addiction live in. As a Pursuit of Balance coach, clients will connect more fully to the fulfilled, joyful, and balanced life we all deserve.