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:

"For Whom the Bells Tolls, They Toll for Thee"

     On the stormy Friday just past, the wind was howling through the Mission San Juan Capistrano courtyard; as a docent-in-training (a tour guide of history), I was following behind a group of 4th graders
4th Graders on blustery Friday
on their school field trip. The rain began to fall and the children opened their colorful umbrellas, when suddenly, the mission bells began to toll. It was 11 a.m. For the past 44 years our family has enjoyed the tolling of the church bells heard easily across the valley. They ring on a regular schedule for Mass or for special reasons. As I realized that the bells were not ringing at a regular time, the tiny hairs on my arms stood at attention. Serra Chapel was closed to our tour. It was in use. I understood that the bells tolled for someone in our community who had passed away. My memory flashed [Read More...]


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