About the Author

Debbi is a Christian Life Coach who has worked with many young people over the past 15 + years. Through her work as a community college academic advisor, disability advisor, case manager, youth minister, and member of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI), she has developed a passion for helping people.

Students, parents, and colleagues alike have endorsed Debbi as an “encouragement coach” as she has guided struggling students through their academic careers.  She has an expert understanding of learning differences such as ADD/ADHD, and years of experience developing individualized accommodation plans, as well as Veteran advising/disability services. She has also been a youth minister, and has led young women’s groups in Celebration Recovery, a Christian 12-Step program.

Debbi now combines her years of educational experience, and coaching with a positive  personal approach in the coaching sessions.

Her areas of experience include:

Academic advising for Veterans

ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, and other learning differences

Addiction recovery


Seamless wrap around services for homeless

Self-esteem coaching

Life skills, and empowerment strategies

Understanding individual learning styles

Struggling Students

Time Management, goal setting, success planning

Domestic abuse recovery

Career coaching

Debbi Collins