About the Founder
" Ambition is the first step towards success".
Dr. Mackie values are:
About Our Founder & CEO/Executive Director
Dr. Mackie Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist Family,(CCTSF),Certified Domestic Violence Specialist, Certified Peer Support Specialist, National Anger Management Provider, Certified Anger Management Specialist, Professional Certified Life Coach, Child Family Team trainer, Train the Trainer, Sexual Assault Advocate/Counselor Trainer (SAACT), Thinking for A Change Facilitator and Suicide Prevention QPR Instructor & Family Partner.
The Executive Director of Hope believes in order to become a great trainer one must know what it is to be a great student. Not only does she trains others in becoming their best she challenge others to soar until they have reached the climax of success. She has walked in the shoes of her students and received considerable amount of training over the course of her journey. She has undoubtedly had the assistance of many people along her pathway to success.
Dr. Mackie is a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault and homelessness. Her passion was birthed from her pain which she turned to her purpose. Dr. Mackie has worked in human services and mental health for over three decades. She has a criminal justice & paralegal law background and worked with many justice involved adolescents. She has a heart for working with adolescents, teenagers, females, and at-risk families. She has worked closely with the Department of social services, attorneys, caregivers, school officials, and the department of juvenile justice. She is driven by her passion for mental health and has a vast amount of experience working with at-risk families, individuals affected by domestic violence and those who suffer from mental illness and trauma.
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“With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”