Our staff is an extended family dedicated to our partners and supporters.
It is our pleasure to work with these compassionate and knowledgeable people:
Having experienced reproductive loss herself, Michaelene founded Life Perspectives with the vision to facilitate healing around the world. Today that vision continues to be fulfilled in Life Perspectives’ international outreach. Michaelene’s passion is unwavering. She is continually inspired at Life Perspectives by the individuals who trust us with their stories and the professionals and leaders who are motivated to help them.
Certificate Programs Coordinator
Katie is the primary point of contact for organizations who partner with Life Perspectives for training. Just recently, Katie not only helped facilitate our outreach to Ukraine, she helped to successfully train psychologists, social workers, clergy and representatives of NGOs from across the country.Katie is inspired by Life Perspectives’ impact, not only on individuals but on entire organizations.
Mental Health Coordinator
IT Specialist & Webmaster
When it comes to everything computers, Dietrich is our guy. He is our IT specialist extraordinaire. In addition, Dietrich maintains the online resources that hundreds of thousands have utilized to get the help and information they need. Dietrich is inspired that Life Perspectives takes a “unique approach to an issue that many don't even consider in the first place. We are innovators in language and training.”
Office Administrative Specialist
As the Bookkeeper, Carolina oversees Life Perspectives' financial data and compliance by maintaining accurate books on accounts payable and receivable, and works closely with the treasurer to create and analyze financial reports. She also translates Life Perspectives resources into Spanish. Carolina is inspired by hearing of individuals’ decisions to let go of their pain and knowing that she’s been able to contribute to their healing journeys.
Life Perspectives Certified Instructors
Tricia is based in Nashville but loves to develop on-going relationships with individuals and organizations where ever they may be. As a Life Perspectives instructor and former Pregnancy Clinic Director, it’s her joy to work with organizations and help them to better serve their community in a practical and compassionate way. For Tricia, the best part of her job is offering a safe place for others to share their story.
As a Certified Instructor with Life Perspectives, Tanya is passionate for training and encouraging others on how to become a safe place for those grieving reproductive loss. Tanya is also the Director of Reproductive Grief Care and Education at her local pregnancy medical clinic where she sees first-hand how the grief education and healing language taught in our classes benefits the client and the advocates that serve them.
As an advanced practice nurse and healthcare instructor Melinda would to increase the comfort of healthcare providers when caring for patients and families experiencing reproductive loss.