Chikeitha is a distinguished speaker, author, entrepreneur, therapist and, coach, renowned for her exceptional ability to establish profound emotional connections. She excels in delivering motivational trainings and workshops that focus on holistic well-being, including gut and mental health. Chikeitha's captivating style seamlessly weaves together compelling narratives, and genuine authenticity, guiding her audience and clients through transformative experiences. Whether through motivational talks or specialized workshops, Chikeitha empowers individuals to reclaim their body, time, and energy, fostering a holistic and healthy lifestyle.
Chikeitha Owens LPC, CBC
Speaker, Coach, Trainer, Therapist
Chikeitha Owens is a distinguished speaker, author, business owner, and coach with a unique talent for forging deep connections at the emotional core. Her captivating approach involves seamlessly blending humor, compelling storytelling, and transparent authenticity to guide her audience and clients on transformative journeys.
Chikeitha recognizes that parents deal with the stress of behavioral issues concerning their youth and don't realize that what the child is eating plays a primary role in their mental health.
As a Mental Health Professional Counselor and certified Bariatric Counselor, with over 16 years in the mental health field working with children and adults; Chikeitha has found that research shows that there is a profound impact when it comes to how nutrition affects children’s mood and behavior.
Being a mother of two children with Juvenile Type One Diabetes has shed even more light on this area for Chikeitha. Her passion lies in educating and supporting this diverse group, helping them to understand the link between nutrition, mood, and behavior. Parents, Teachers, and Leaders can make more informed choices to foster positive change and stop feeding the behavior they are disciplining.
Chikeitha Owens, a trailblazer in professional counseling and bariatric expertise, is more than a licensed counselor — she's a dynamic speaker, certified author, and the visionary owner of Chikeitha Owens Global Conusulting LLC and Abundance of Hope Counseling. With a rich background spanning substance abuse, foster care, and diverse age groups, she brings a wealth of clinical experience to her practice.
A devoted advocate for juvenile Type I diabetes awareness, Chikeitha actively supports the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and offers mentorship to families navigating the challenges of a recent diagnosis.
Chikeitha's magnetic speaking style captivates audiences, making her a sought-after speaker at events like the JDRF Type One Nation Summit.
Approaching her work with a therapeutic lens, Chikeitha goes beyond counseling to help families strike a harmonious balance between life and work. Armed with a B.S. in Psychology from Southwestern Adventist University and an M.A. in Counseling from Argosy University/Dallas, she is a powerhouse speaker with a purpose-driven approach, leaving a lasting impact on individuals and communities alike. Discover more about this dynamic speaker and counselor, committed to empowering others on their journey to fulfillment.
Beyond The Junk: The Gut and Mind Connection
5 Healthy Habits To Help Nurture kids Mental Wellness through Digestive Health!
This eBook is one of Chikeitha Owens most popular publications coming soon as a free download. Inside of this ebook, you will learn:
Myth Breakers: Debunk common mood and food myths for kids.
Emotional Wellness Tips: Enhance your child's mood with expert nutrition strategies.
Nutrition Unveiled: Understand food's real impact on kids' emotions.
Smart Food Choices: Choose foods for a positive, tasty mood boost.
Parenting for Positivity: Simple tips for fostering a happy family atmosphere.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
Veronica Bush Gersten, RD, MS, MEd
She was very informative and provided great tips on the importance of eating healthy for not only our gut, but for our mind as well. As a Bariatric Registered Dietitian, I couldn't agree more, and I really enjoyed listening to the presentation as it relates to my field and patients. Thank you and great job!
T.B., INTERIM HR DIRECTOR,
PLANNED PARENTHOOD ARIZONA INC.
Chikeitha provided vital information to our staff during a difficult time for our organization. Her presentation was thorough, informative, and delivered well. The workbook and opportunity for self-reflection were very helpful. She is very knowledgeable and I would recommend her as a speaker
Chiketha was a panelist who participated in a Verde's Cry Gala Event for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness. The information and level of care she offered in answering each participants question clearly displayed that she is a consumate professional and her interest fully encompasses her clients interest and their needs. Thank you Chiketha, for being the light, and for being an advocate for individuals, families and for facilitating their needs."