To create a healthier world for kids, families, and communities by helping to alleviate the long-term effects of trauma.
To help as many kids as possible be the healthiest version of themselves.
Gina Parker is a Certified Life Coach and Relationship Strategist and a Certified Trauma Informed Care TTT Trainer, who specializes in helping children and families in times of crisis and change. She was mentored by the well-respected Judith Wallerstein, studied Psychology at Olivet Nazarene University, was a board member for the Boys and Girls Club and an advisor for the Care for Kids Program through the SDC Foundation. For over 30 years Gina has helped hundreds of people navigate the complexities of life. She is exceptionally compassionate, thoughtful, supportive, warm, and kind, and is a tireless advocate for the rights of women and children and driven to see her clients overcome. She loves people and her primary passion is to help children and families regroup, rebuild, and restore their lives amid difficulty. Along with her partners, Gina is also an advocate for social and emotional learning in primary and secondary education.
Brian Parker, Ed.D. With over 25 years of leadership at the university and collegiate level as a director, dean, professor and vice president, Brian is a gifted strategist, writer, thinker, and leader in higher education. Brian holds master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary, as well as a Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. He attended the Harvard Institute for Higher Education as well. He has written extensively on the benefits of positivity and positive reinforcement in organizational culture and his research centers on engineering positive change via social thought, cultural cognition, and human behavior. While at the University of Chicago, Brian was a student of and mentored by American psychologist and celebrated educator, Bertram Cohler. Brian lives in New York City and is currently Partner and Managing Director at 989 Group.