Justine Froelker, MEd, LPC, CDWF, CDTLF
Certified Daring Way™ & Dare to Lead™ Facilitator Author, Speaker, & Trainer
Full of grit and grace, Justine Froelker uses her fiery passion, the occasional curse word, and witty humor to share her vulnerability and truth to light up the world. Justine is an advocate for speaking unspoken shame and choosing to thrive when life doesn't turn out how you hoped, dreamed, or planned. Her spirit helps others to feel seen and empowered to change their own lives, no matter what hand they’ve been dealt and to ultimately do the work of happy.
Justine is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown) with 19 years of experience in mental health. She is the author of the best-selling books, Ever Upward, The Mother of Second Chances, and, The Complicated Gray.
During the Summer and Fall of 2017 she was blessed with her Rising Ever Upward tour where she offered workshops and intensives in eight cities across the country. In 2017 she spoke at bothTEDxUMDearborn and TEDxLaSierraUniversity.
Justine currently lives in Saint Louis with her husband, Chad, and their three dogs. She enjoys spending time with friends and family, practicing creative self-care, laughing (many times at herself), and building butterfly gardens on her acre of land.