Stephanie Ritter Maat

Human Resource / Org Development Professional, Life Coach, and Public Speaker in Grand Rapids, Michigan

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo EmersonAmerican poet.

Did you know that by incorporating a personal-life coach into your life, you could realize your goals faster and further then doing it by yourself? As the owner of Courageous Living, LLC, my passion is to walk along side of my clients. I am a known personal and divorce-life coach with extensive focus in divorce coaching. Courageous Living shares a vision with you that encompass the following: educate, restore, become and smile. My goal is to assist you in finding truth and hope as you face a new chapter in your life and start growing in the life that follows for you and your family.

Some can crumble under the weight of their “divorce life” as they lose their hope, their spirit, and their way; others may get stuck while charting a new course for their life. No matter the course, you get to write the next chapter of your life. Courageous Living, LLC realizes that divorce and other life-changing events can be daunting and fearful.

In addition, I bring over 30 years of professional service in financial arena in areas such as: Talent Management / Organizational Development, all areas of Human Resources, Coaching, Conflict Resolution, Strategic Planning and Executive Management.

Throughout my professional career, I have continued to be a motivational teacher on many topics including those associated with divorce and the life that follows. I am an author, speaker, spiritual leader, and woman's conference speaker.

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Business: Courageous Living, LLC

EDUCATION: Michigan State University and Central Michigan University (Masters in Human Resources)ODCP- Organizational Development Certified Professional; Core Essentials Graduate Certificate from CoachU.

In addition, received many certificates in coaching from the American Association of Christian Counselors. She maintains ongoing memberships in International Coach Federation of Michigan and International Coach Federation.

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