Mary Zaunbrecher

PARENT TRAINER & COACH
 
With a desire to help others find their path of health and belonging, Mary pursued a career in counseling and coaching, where she has supported adolescents, young adults, and their families in a variety of settings. She earned a Master’s of Science in Counselor Education from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has since traveled west, where she has supported others in both wilderness settings and residential programs. She passionately integrates alternative and creative training approaches unique to the needs of the individual or family.

Throughout her career, Mary has worked as a primary therapist, family therapist, and parent coach. Her work with young adults and adolescents covers issues ranging from substance use, attachment issues, depression and anxiety, troubled relationships, and grief and loss. She values working with the family system, providing support and guidance so that families can experience more effective and healthy communication and connection.

Her straightforward training approach focuses on authenticity, accountability, and action. With compassion and support, Mary creates space for deep reflection and meaningful growth.

Mary believes that everyone is capable of growth and success in life, and her hope is for others to experience that belief in themselves. Her work empowers families to explore meaningful alternatives to past patterns, thoughts, and behaviors. Through this work, they cultivate healthy relationships, communication, and life skills for the future.