Continue Making a Difference ...
Without Burning Yourself Out 

Coaching, Community, and Support for Pet Professionals

Magic!!! Colleen sees things deeper than I can see in myself. She's able to hone in on areas where I'm stuck without making me feel dumb. I'm moving at light speed because she helps me remove blocks quickly. She helps me be clear on next steps - every time!

Stephanie Frank Fetch Happy

I've worked with a lot of different coaches over the years and have had mixed experiences. From the initial consultation on, I felt seen, heard, and supported by Colleen, which are feelings I've rarely had with other coaches.

Kristina Bryte Bryte Paws

Life is too short to feel exhausted and overwhelmed.

Pet professionals are overworked and under-appreciated. Far too many struggle with burnout and compassion fatigue.

When you learn the tools of resilience, you'll never again have to feel like you take care of everyone while neglecting yourself. 

Work more effectively, recharge more completely, and feel like yourself again!

Life is too short to feel exhausted and overwhelmed

You don’t have to choose between the welfare of animals and your own well-being anymore.

  • No matter how much you do (and you do a lot!), it’s never enough
  • Endless demands on your time and energy leave you depleted
  • Expectations of how you "should" be are exhausting 
  • And over and over, you fall short on the commitments you’ve made to yourself--and the people who matter most

I work with pet professionals who are experiencing these things every day. Would you like to feel accomplished, satisfied, and whole again?

Be your best self

Reclaim your personal time

Love your work again

True learning comes when you apply what you know, and I'd love to help you make changes that stick. No matter where you are on the Show Up for Yourself Success Path, there's something here for you. 

Show Up for Yourself Success Path

Curious about what's involved at each stage? I made a 3-minute video that explains the progression from beginning to end.

I feel even stronger in my belief that I'm on the right path for me.

Ericka Kinsey - Dog Trainer

I feel more confident in my potential, and I feel even stronger in my belief that I'm on the right path for me.

I most definitely recommend coaching with Colleen. She was able to re-form what I told her into clear, unique ideas I could use immediately.

I felt so at ease with her and never felt any judgment. I finished each session feeling uplifted.

Welcome. I am so glad you are here.

As lifelong animal lovers, we dreamed of how good it would feel to have a career making life better for animals and the people who love them.

But what happens when you realize that your work is taking a toll on you? The overwhelm and exhaustion just keep building, right?

I'm Colleen, and I want to help you find your balance again. As a fellow pet pro (25+ years as a dog trainer), I understand the weight of feeling like no matter how much you do, it’s never enough.

It's why I became a coach and now I help pet pros continue making a difference without burning themselves out.

And I would like to help you do the same.

You don't have to go it alone.
Here's how we can work together.

Learn useful skills

Boost both your confidence and your competence in our bi-monthly learning labs. The practical sessions are filled with simple, practical strategies and techniques that make your daily life feel lighter and brighter.

Broaden your horizons

Got a question? Ask it in one of our Q&A sessions. Let's talk about whatever's on your mind. And in between Q&As, gain a new understanding of yourself by listening to heart-centered pet pros share personal insights on the podcast.

Craft your action plan

Build the skills, tools, and support systems necessary to feel rejuvenated, reignite your passion, and do the work you're meant to do through personalized coaching, interactive group work, and/or the HYHO self-coaching program.

It really helps to talk with a skilled person. I didn't know Colleen could help as much as she did. It was well worth the effort and time.

Elaine Chevalier Able Dogs

I was a bit blown away. Sometimes just saying things out loud can bring a lot to your attention. Colleen was able to hear things in what I was saying that I didn't realize.

Rebecca Brame Ruby Dog Training

Imagine what it will be like to feel energized and engaged again.

You are enough. You deserve to know your strengths and use them to show up as your best self in every area of your life.

Imagine what it will be like to feel energized and engaged again

Show up for yourself as powerfully as you do for others. You matter.

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