ABOUT ME

CHIKEITHA OWENS IS A LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR, SPEAKER, CHRISTIAN AUTHOR OF "LIVING LIFE FOR WHAT IT IS" AND "LIVING LIFE FOR WHAT IT IS EXAMINATION GUIDE."  SHE IS THE OWNER OF ABUNDANCE OF HOPE COUNSELING. 

SHE HAS YEARS OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE.  SHE HAS WORKED WITH MANY POPULATIONS INCLUDING ​SUBSTANCE ABUSE, FOSTER CARE, TEENS, ADULTS AND MARRIED COUPLES.  SHE HAS TWO BOYS THAT HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH JUVENILE TYPE I DIABETES.  SHE HAS FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE CARING FOR HER OWN CHILDREN WITH TYPE I DIABETES.  SHE HAS SPOKEN FOR THE JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION (JDRF) TYPE ONE NATION SUMMIT AND ALSO VOLUNTEERS AS A VOLUNTEER OUTREACH MENTOR FOR NEWLY DIAGNOSED FAMILIES. 

SHE IS PASSIONATE ABOUT THE GIFT GOD HAS GIVEN HER AS A "PURPOSE PUSHER".  SHE FINDS FULFILLMENT IN HELPING NON-PROFITS AND SMALL BUSINESSES CREATE THEIR GOALS AND PROVIDE BUSINESS CONSULTATIONS.   SHE IS ALSO ABLE TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR WEBSITE CREATIONS, BRAINSTORMING BUSINESS IDEAS AND GOALS AND HELPING CREATE A PLAN TO GET THERE.  SHE HAS HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE HER GIFT OF SPEAKING ON PURPOSE PROVIDING HER AUDIENCE WITH MOTIVATION, ENCOURAGEMENT AND A WEALTH OF INFORMATION.  SHE HAS PARTNERED WITH OTHER THERAPIST AND INITIATED GIRL TALK SERIES, GIRLS TALKING ON PURPOSE WHICH IS AN ATMOSPHERE FOR WOMEN TO NETWORK AND BOND WITH OTHER WOMEN WHILE FOCUSING ON SELF-CARE.

​UTILIZING HER THERAPEUTIC APPROACH SHE IS ABLE TO HELP FAMILIES THAT ARE STRUGGLING WITH BALANCING LIFE AND WORK.  HELPING OTHERS IS HER PASSION.  SHE OBTAINED HER B.S. IN PSYCHOLOGY FROM SOUTHWESTERN ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY AND HER M.A IN COUNSELING AT ARGOSY UNIVERSITY/DALLAS. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SPEAKER