Dr. Abby Ampuja is an educator, mentor, coach, author, and healer. She began her career as an elementary school teacher, where she developed a passion for SEL (social emotional learning) and teaching resiliency tools to her students and their families. While earning her doctorate in Special Education from UNC-Chapel Hill, Abby opened a learning center in Raleigh, NC, with a focus on SEL and resiliency: The Empowered Learner (https://empowered-learner.com/). Abby’s journey then led her to become a Community Resiliency Model (CRM) Teacher, Personal Empowerment Coach (2019), Reiki Master (2020), and Ayurvedic Wellness Coach (2022). Abby is passionate about helping both children and adults fulfill their highest potential. Her approach is strengths-based, resiliency-focused, and focused on visioning and building toward a powerful future.
"I spent time coaching with Abby and found her to be very uplifting and caring. During our coaching sessions, she listened intently and taught me valuable processes that were both helpful and fun to do during and after our coaching sessions. She provided many resources and book recommendations to help me on my journey. She always encouraged and uplifted me. Abby would also touch base with me between coaching sessions and it was nice to know that she was there for me. I recommend Abby very highly."
"Abby is an awesome coach! She has that "wow factor" that most others are missing. She’s caring, kind, loving and knowledgeable. Abby reaches you at the deepest levels, enabling you to 100 percent receive those "aha moments" and incredible breakthroughs. Abby is the best life coach I have ever coached with."
"Working with Abby in addressing my goals has been incredibly rewarding. Her knowledge and application of the coaching techniques that she draws upon, and places them in the hands of who she is working with provides a co-creative experience that has life-changing results."
"What impresses me about Abby is her passion and energy to learn as much as she could in order to help herself and others to live a life they enjoy. She has a unique and vast combination of experiences and tools that makes her stand out, between her Ph.D., Resiliency Skills, energy work and so much more. I love her meditations and find them very soothing and relaxing. For me, this was valuable since I am going through a painful time and so getting any kind of (healthy) relief feels good. Anyone considering going to Abby for help would find themselves being thankful they said yes."
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