Life Coaching, Mentoring and Grief Counseling

Donna is currently accepting new clients for life coaching/mentoring and grief counseling. More information can be found on this website under the Life Coaching tab to the left. Donna is an expert at providing you with the tools to live a more fulfilling life. With her help you can learn to:

  • Ask for what you want
  • Develop conflict management skills to achieve win-win results
  • Cope with difficult people
  • Make better life decisions
  • Feel more confident and to be “okay” with who you are
  • Take control of your work life through improved communication skills
  • Learn coping skills and strategies to deal with life change and grief

Private coaching sessions $150 per one hour. Face to face in Dr. Friess' office, via telephone or FaceTime. Dr. Friess can help you to get unstuck!

An Inspiring Blog!

If you haven't seen Donna's regular emailings, you can check out her blog posts here on her website under "Articles."  Here's a sneak peak at her latest blog:

Ripe with Possibilities
     "A Lost Daughter Speaks Out and All of China Listens!" (March 30, 2016, FP News) is the touching story of recent Yale graduate, Jenna Cook. She is a former abandoned infant, left on the streets of Wuhan, China, who went looking for her birth family. Having long
Adoptive Mom and Her New Baby
been interested in the "One Child Policy" of China, I recall being seated next to an American couple back in 2005 as we made our way to Beijing. They were on their way to adopt their new daughter. The flight was long and they were far too excited to sleep. I provided an eager audience. I learned about the hundreds of abandoned babies, the orphanages, and that some families in China needed a son over a daughter. The couple explained that the baby girl they were getting had been left under a tree in a park. I listened with rapt attention. As an American, it was difficult for me to imagine a socio/economic climate that could force people to abandon their children.  [Read More...]


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