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About Kate


Kate Parsons PCC, CRS is the founder of The Brightening Center and owner of Kate Parsons Coaching. As a Certified Coach & Recovery Specialist, she partners with individuals in helping them to be successful in their lives. Her areas of practice include:

Career Coaching - Discover your best career fit, transition to a new career, or accelerate your advancement
Leadership Coaching - Improve performance, transition to a new role, or increase leadership capacity
Life Coaching - Create your best life, live how you have always wanted, and set it up for future success
Recovery Coaching - Using a partnership model wherein the client discovers their unique pathway to recovery and the coach provides expertise in supporting successful change

Kate has a rich background in corporate leadership and community recovery efforts, which has led her to specialize in working with professionals who are living with substance use and/or co-occurring disorders. She also works closely with adolescents who have a family member managing a mental health and/or substance use disorder, in one-on-one sessions and through her weekly Teen Peer Support Group.

Kate has a Therapy Dog, Shenan, who provides a therapeutic benefit to those who face difficult challenges.