Supports and guides professionals and healthcare organizations to discover positive undiscovered paths of development for healing lives and healing systems.
Recruits Nurse Coaches and Nurses to assert value of the nursing role as advocates and trusted partners.
Advocates for mental health, Medicare-for-All, labor safety and interdisciplinary care that includes nurses.
Developed Human Centered Care Delivery as a model for non-diagnostic, supportive care delivery. Tested the model for the past 4 years
Continued to work and travel as a psychiatric nurse for the past 9 years.
Elise has been a missionary in Honduras (2010), participated in the Integrative Nurse Coach Certification Program (2013), Transpersonal Development and Clinical Imagery (2014), Advanced Integrative Nurse Coach Certification Program (2015), spoke on a nursing leadership panel for the Kansas Action Coalition (2015) and collaborated with esteemed colleagues and mentors to author a self-published piece titled "A Nurse Coach Implementation Guide: Your Crash Course to an Effective Values Conversation" (2016). In that year, Elise also offered a short introductory curriculum for Nurse Coaching as a valid role for nursing leadership for the Kansas Nurse Leadership Residency Program (sponsored through Robert Wood Johnson Foundation).
Elise owns an online based company, Whole Life Nursing, LLC, and is a Board Certified Nurse Coach with certificates in Advanced Integrative Nurse Coaching and Clinical Imagery.
Elise holds a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Pittsburg State University.