About Me

Support for Your Journey

The  goal of RESET to help you re-imagine your life.  The individualized positive approach will help you obtain your goals.  Developed through years of experience as a Qualified Professional in the area of Social Services. The  workshops were designed from the years experience with facilitating coping skill groups, parenting classes and a vast history of client success.

Professionalism and Experience

As a professionally trained with a BA in Psychology from Cal State University, Northridge and trauma informed training through Duke University,  I have the tools and understanding to help you to create the life you imagine and get a renewed sense of self.  

Taking the Steps

Committing to a healthier lifestyle is just that – a commitment, and it’s a big one that will take a lot a dedication.  My commitment is to provide you with accountability, understanding and support.

Meet Donna



I holds a Qualified Professional Credential in mental health and substance abuse. I served 4 years as a Licensing Coordinator for  a private foster care agency, where I train people to become foster parents. My background in mental health, volunteerism, management, advocacy, facilitating and literacy education make me well rounded in providing an array of consulting information that is backed by years of experience and evidence based practices. 



 Besides my Bachelor's degree in Psychology and work in the human services field since 2002 I have maintained 20-25 hours  of continued education  yearly since 2000. Areas of training include trauma informed training, Together Facing the Challenge- Teach the trainer Parenting tracking behavior skills, Crisis Planning, Center Person Planning. These are just a few I have enjoyed over the last 19 years. I am also  skilled in years of facilitating coping skill groups in the following areas:  depression, anxiety, social skills, domestic violence and relaxation/mindfulness.


Awards / Affiliations

 The United Way presented her with an award for her volunteerism in Onslow County. She was the 2018 recipient of Golden Rule Lightkeeper Award, 1st place in the Education 

Wilma Magazine recently nominated her for 2019 Women to Watch award.

She is the founder of a non-profit, Blank Canvas Awareness Art, inc.

State Leader for Decoding Dyslexia

Board Member of Education Inside Out


Tools you need to flourish at life

I want to empower you to be your best self in all aspects of life.  I provide friendly and constructive advice to help you reach your full potential.

Take control and plan for the future

I will help you realize your goals and provide you with a roadmap to not only reach them but accomplish much more.

Prioritize your time and relationships

Life can be stressful.  I want to give you the advice and tools you need to maximize your personal and professional relationships, and how to give yourself the time you deserve.


Why can a life coach do for me?

A life coach can support you in finding and staying on your path.  By building a relationship with my clients, I can help you stay motivated and on-task, helping you move toward your long term far-reaching goals.

What kind of commitment do I need to make?

Every client jointly signs a commitment contract with their life coach.  I set the terms of the commitment contract to fit your individual goals and plans. 

How do we get started?

The first step is to schedule an introductory session.  In that session, we will get an idea of how well we work together and what our next steps should be from there.