ART OF TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, LLC
Dena L Billups, MHS, CPLC
Life Muse and Trainer
I’m an experienced Trainer and Life Coach, skilled to help you live a life of purpose. People places and things can hinder us from reaching our goals if we don't understand how to listen to the core of whom God created us to be. Learning the power of NO and the creative practices of A.R.T. (Activate, Right, Thinking) are useful tools to water the soul and keep us from feeling stuck.
Writer-Artist, Poet, Trainer-life Muse, Minister
I have been working in the field of Human Services for over 20 years. As a trainer, engagement specialist, and certified life coach, I take great pride in helping people identify areas where they feel stuck. It's important that my clients achieve their personal goals by breaking barriers of faulty thinking. My clients are introduced to right brain patterns of thinking or creative approaches to living a life of possibilities. The outfit I am wearing in this picture is my story, the colors and the illustration on the garment are derived from a picture my daughter drew at the age of five, in my art class. It was that day struggling to find a babysitter, I was reminded I could still create a new trajectory through the eyes of my little one. When I watched those tiny little hands keep up with the rest of the students in that art class, I decided that I had to live a life that was bold, fearless and without excuses. I learned that success is only mastered when we hold onto our childlike faith, brush on the colors of forgiveness, love, and hope. We make the decision to win. Never be afraid to fail in the effort to succeed. From single parenting to becoming a wife, I've learned to be mindful of the commonality of the two; love. I've learned to love God, self, and others. And with that, we make a choice to win and color our lives from within.
Embrace Life’s Challenges
Healing Trauma workshops
Life throws many surprises at us, and while we cannot predict the outcome of any situation, we can take control of how we respond to certain situations. With my healing trauma sessions, you’ll learn about acceptance and how to exert your power of choice over whatever life may throw at you. We explore the reality of letting go and holding on using biblical principals and theories of change.
Get the Most out of Life
Life Coaching Session
This service is a favorite among many of my clients, as it is often times one of the keys to a joyful healthier life. My job is to give you the opportunity to identify barriers and color your life's canvas using techniques that will help achieve a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle. After several sessions, you will become more mindful of practices that support your goals and identify distractions as they arise..
Guidance & Inspiration
Living life on Purpose
Do you feel like you are always adding new tasks to your to-do list but never crossing anything out? Are you adjusting well to change. My specialization will help guide and inspire you to achieve more of your personal and professional goals. Get in touch today and start taking control of your life with my coaching tools, assessments, and smart goal techniques.
Activate Right Thinking
Workshops and Trainings
You can book us for specific workshops or trainings to meet your organizational needs. We have over 20 years experience working with vulnerable communities and providing services`for non-profit, public and private sectors. Our sessions are informative and interactive. Our goal is to support our partners in their goals to have culurally relevant practices that impact positive change. We infuse the "stages of change" model, a component of the "Transtheoretical model of behavior change" in our programs.(Prochaska & DiClemente, 1983). It is called the "transtheoretical model" because it integrates key constructs from other theories. The TTM describes stages of change, the Process of change, and ways to measure change.