Our network of Certified Caregiving Consultants supports you as you care for family. Our consultants either care or cared for a family member and have completed our CCC training program. Our consultants can help you with strategies, decisions and stress management. Note: Individuals who care for a family member are commonly called family caregivers.

You are welcome to contact a consultant directly, below, to schedule your complementary session. After your sessions, your consultant will share how you can continue to work together if you'd like. If you decide to continue to work with your consultant, you will receive a 20% on services. Not sure who to pick? Complete our form to be matched with a consultant.

Jessica Dugan, MSW, PMP, CCC, CCE

Jessica specializes in helping family caregivers build healthy habits and improve self-care skills, particularly family caregivers at-risk of diabetes or other chronic diseases. She also has expertise in Long-Distance Caregiving. Jessica also cares for her parents from a distance.
She serves as a board member for the Georgia Diabetes Coalition and Generational Sources of Strength. After 14 years of working in the educational system and four years in the health care system, Jessica founded Bright Impact, LLC to provide care and support for family caregivers and helping professionals. She provides individual coaching, workshops and presentations in the community.

Dannelle LeBlanc, CCC, CCE

Dannelle merges personal experience as a caregiver for her father-in-law with Parkinson’s disease with her 20-plus years experience in health care, patient support services, and corporate training. While caring for her father-in-law with Parkinson's disease, her beloved mother died unexpectedly in 2015. Keeping grief at bay, she continued to care for her father-in-law. When he passed away in 2017, she was finally still enough to experience the loss of both. She found support from others who care(d) for a family member and gained new insight to move forward.

Dannelle specializes in community education for family caregivers, with a focus on care planning and connecting caregivers to practical, purposeful support resources. She also helps those in a culturally diverse caregiving situation.

Kristen Roden

Kristen specializes in working with those caring for their spouses, a family member with ALS, or a family member while also raising a young family. She focuses on developing a positive mindset and practices of gratitude, as she firmly believes these methods can empower family caregivers through unlocking their own inner strength.

Kristen cares for her husband, Adam, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2015. She and Adam also are raising their two young boys.

Kristen left her corporate job in the summer of 2019 to start a business supporting others who care for a family member and to have more time for her family. "The 'balance' was becoming too difficult, and time poverty is a huge drain on one’s energy," she explains.

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Jeff Peterson

Jeff has been self-employed as a small business owner for over 20 years. He recently founded ONE LOVE COACHING and CONSULTING LLC, which works family caregivers develop a customized plan to cope with the stresses, fears and realities associated with chronic illnesses. Jeff also works with teenagers and young adults impacted by a family's caregiving situation.

He was the primary caregiver for his beloved and “Lyme Warrior” wife Cherie for 10 years, who amazed him daily with her courage and strength in fighting her horrible disease. Unfortunately on February 28, 2019 she had no strength left to fight and took her own life.

Jeff is the father of two amazing daughters and was a co-caregiver for his father for five years during his battle with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Beth Suereth

Beth is an end-of-life doula and teaches family caregivers how to manage the hospital stay and the end of life. She also teaches financial planners how to create personalized, practical end-of-life plans for their clients.

She serves as a peer reviewer for the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and for two years she was a volunteer family caregiver coach at the Thomas Glasser Caregivers Center at Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in New Jersey.

Beth is the former national director of marketing at BioScrip, an infusion and home care provider. In marketing roles at prescription benefit manager Express Scripts (previously Medco Health Solutions), she received the Medco President’s Award for the Family Caregiver Project and launch of the Women’s Health Therapeutic Resource Center.

Bobbi Carducci

A caregiver for seven years for her father-in-law, Rodger, Bobbi is now a Certified Caregiving Consultant and Certified Caregiving Educator. A caregiver advocate, caregiver support group leader and an international speaker on caregiving issues she is a frequent speaker at caregiving conferences and workshops. Bobbi is the author of two books for caregivers, Caregiver You Are Not Alone, and Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver.

Bobbi Carducci specializes in working with clients caring for those with one or more of the many forms of dementia, including Alzheimer's, Lewy Body dementia, Vascular dementia; Parkinson's disease, etc. and those with schizophrenia and traumatic brain injury.

Jessica Lewandowski-Sima, MSN, RN, ACM, CCC

Jessica has more than 20 years of experience as a nurse with ten years spent as a certified nurse case manager, including an extensive background with inpatient and outpatient hospital case management. She has the expertise as a nurse case manager from the time of admission to discharge.

Jessica's goal is to provide education and support for caregivers. Jessica can work with you to develop a customized caregiver's care plan regarding your top worry before you get burned out. Do you have discharge planning questions, inpatient, or observations status questions regarding your family member's hospitalization? Jessica can walk you through from admission to discharge.

Theresa Wilbanks

Theresa is a sustainable caregiving expert. She knows first hand the challenges involved in caring for aging parents. She managed care for her mother through the end of life and is currently a caregiver for her father. Her skills also come from 25 years of formal work experience where she led collaborative efforts to achieve successful results.

Theresa uses these experiences in partnership with her client’s knowledge and skills to help make the caregiving journey less stressful and more meaningful. Her passion is to help others balance the caregiving trials and tribulations with care and compassion and a healthy dose of love and laughter.

The strategies and solutions that are developed to address current worries will build a foundation that will support future caregiving needs. This foundation is the key to sustainable caregiving

Elizabeth Miller

Elizabeth Miller is a wife, mother, full-time employee, family caregiver, author and Certified Caregiving Consultant. Her personal experiences caring for aging parents with chronic and terminal illnesses as well as caring for a sibling with developmental disabilities inspired her to create Happy Healthy Caregiver in 2015. Through her speaking, consulting, writing and online community, Elizabeth helps family caregivers integrate caregiving and self-care into their daily lives. Elizabeth has been a presenter at the 2016-2019 National Caregiving Conferences. She is the host of the Happy Healthy Caregiver podcast on the Whole Care Network, author of Just for You: a Daily Self-Care Journal, and facilitates a support group for family caregivers called the NW Atlanta Daughterhood Circle which was featured in this Washington Post article.

Louisa Stringer

Louisa primarily works with family members of cancer patients and offers tools to help family caregivers find their personal strengths. She guides clients to resources for simplifying responsibilities and embracing genuineness. With thoughtful encouragement and insightful conversations, Louisa helps family caregivers find their strengths and joys as they care for a family member.

Louisa and her husband have three children. In November of 2010, their youngest daughter, Sephine, who was 4 at the time, was diagnosed with a rare form of stage 3 cancer called Rhabdomyosarcoma. Because of the hardships and the pain interwoven in her life, Louisa learned how to find joy and strength not only in her journey as a family caregiver but in her life beyond the role.

Jennifer Richey

Personally, Jennifer knows the challenges and stressors of caregiving. Jennifer lived with her grandfather for 7 years at the end of his life and was one of his primary caregivers. In 2015, Jennifer’s father, after enduring years of dialysis due to kidney disease from Agent Orange Exposure in the Vietnam War, received a lifesaving kidney transplant. Sadly, he contracted an extremely rare fungal disease in his lungs and passed away only 5 months later. In both of these circumstances, Jennifer had primary responsibility for managing the care of her loved ones. With experience from an internship at a local hospice agency, she was able to coordinate hospice services for both her father and grandfather.Jennifer specializes in taking care of aging parents, adult children with disabilities, and navigating the Regional Center system in California. Jennifer teaches people that they can set healthy boundaries, manage challenging family dynamics, and handle the guilt and loneliness that comes with being a caregiver.

Monique Evans, LCSW

Monique is the long-distance caregiver to her mother, a fun-loving hiker, and a yoga enthusiast. Family caregivers come to her to overcome the stress and overwhelm of caregiving, but what she really does is help them to create a life they love through One-on-One Consulting, Training, and Caregiver Tips on her blog at MoniqueEvans.com.

Monique is a Certified Caregiving Consultant and Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over ten years of experience in various healthcare settings. She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work and certificates as a Yoga and Tai Chi Instructor. She is the creator of the Caregiver Survival Guide. This is a FREE, 8-step guide that teaches caregivers to stress less and create more joy in their every day lives.