As a child, Alicia struggled with anxiety, confidence, and self-esteem, resulting from challenges in her home environment. She did not feel worthy of love, due to internalized emotions stemming from her father’s absence and her mother’s personal difficulties. The challenges that Alicia faced as a child resulted in deep seeds of trauma.
Instead of falling victim to her circumstances, Alicia made the decision to transform her pain into purpose, using her love for learning and helping others. She leveraged her academic abilities and became a first-generation college graduate, earning a bachelor’s and master’s degree.
The story of Alicia’s life experiences, and years of clinical expertise, has served as the framework for her self-care conferences, coaching programs, and keynote presentations. Her audience has ranged from secondary school students to adult women, including active-duty service members.
Whether she’s speaking to a small group or a packed auditorium, Alicia provides tangible strategies to help women take action on nurturing the well-being of their minds, body, and spirit.