Jackie is passionate about her mission: to inspire you to live a conscious life of personal responsibility in your relations with yourself and with others. She applies her mission in all of the work she does: training, coaching and counseling.
She earned her masters degree in Community Counseling and Psychology from her home state of Minnesota after serving 2 1/2 years in the Peace Corps, in Colombia, South America. She then went on to become a Program Director at the Ruth Cooper Mental Health Center in Ft. Myers, FL for several years.
In 1982, she founded InterAction Associates, a speaking and training company. For over 25 years, she has designed and presented programs on stress management, diversity, workplace/sexual harassment, customer service and communication skills. Literally hundreds of thousands of people throughout North America, the U.K., Australia and points in between have benefited from Jackie's programs.
Jackie has also authored four audio programs, is a weekly columnist for a Gannett newspaper (you can request her weekly column below) and her newly published book, Let Your Body Win: Stress Management Plain and Simple, is now available. click on the Book Store tab above.
Everyone can benefit from Jackie's weekly Stress for Success articles!
Subscribe to Jackie's weekly e-newsletter featuring a new Stress for Success article each week by clicking on the "Subscribe Now" button to the right or add her blog to your favorites. Jackie's articles provide inspiration and ideas for maintaining a healthy lifestyle through reducing your stress.
Jackie's articles on stress management can also be found in the Healthy Living Section of a Gannett newspaper, the Fort Myers News-Press.