Rachel V.
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The most dangerous phrase in the human language: 
"We've always done it this way."

-Rear Admiral Grace Hopper

Professional Background

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2024 - Doctor of Strategic Leadership (candidate), Regent University, Virginia Beach VA.

2016 - Master of Science, Honors, Conflict Analysis & Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax VA.

2012 - Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, Criminology, Capitol University, Columbus OH

           Honors: Alpha Chi-National Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Lambda-National Honor Society

Professional & Post-Graduate Certificates

2023- Certified Group Fitness Instructor, National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

2023- Health Coach (candidate), American Council on Exercise (ACE)

2023- Culinary Coaching, The Institute of Lifestyle Medicine

2023- CHEF Coaching Basics & Beyond the Basics, Harvard Medical School

2023- Parent Educator, Supreme Court of Virginia & Fairfax County Public Schools Partnership

2022- Fall Prevention Specialist, Evergreen

2021- Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy (SIP), Association for Clinical Pastoral Education

2020- Tai Chi Instructor, Tai Chi for Health, Dr. Paul Lam

2018 - Education, Policy and Program Evaluation, Georgetown University, Washington DC.

2018 - Certified Life Coach, American Life Coach Academy, MD.

2018 - Trauma-Informed JurisprudenceAssociation of Family and Conciliation Courts.

2017- Mediating Disputes, Harvard Law- Negotiation Institute, Cambridge MA.

2017 - Advanced Mediation of Complex Disputes, Harvard Law, Cambridge MA.

2016- Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA), Virginia Beach Family and DR Courts, VA

2016 - Positive Discipline Parent Educator, Positive Discipline Association, CA.

Professional Affiliations 

Association of Professional Chaplains | Authors Guild | American College of Lifestyle Medicine | Disabled American Veterans | International Coaching Federation | LIFT Fitness Foundation | Mediation Center of Hampton Roads


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