Positive Psychology and Coaching Training Faculty
David R. Stefan,
Ph.D., LPC, ACC
Dr. Stefan is the founder of the Come Alive Collaborative. He is a licensed professional counselor, an ICF Associate Certified Coach, and a positive psychology researcher, specializing in gratitude practices, well-being interventions, and ikigai (Japanese word meaning 'reason for being') trainings.
Dr. Dave is a professor of counseling and psychology and a life calling coach; he oversees the BS and MA in Psychology programs with specializations in life coaching and positive psychology.
Dr. Stefan has traveled and presented internationally on the following topics:
Gratitude and Grit; Positive Psychology and the Good Life; How to Live a Long and Meaningful Life; and Gratitude Visits.
Don Eisenhauer, D.Min., MCC
Dr. Don Eisenhauer, MCC, is the founder of Coaching at End of Life, LLC. He is a pastor and a Master Certified Coach (accredited by the International Coach Federation). He is the author of the books Coaching at End of Life and Coach Yourself Through Grief. Don has a passion to help people live fully until they die. He enjoys teaching and equipping coaches, hospice workers, funeral directors, clergy, friends and family members to better support and care for the dying and grieving in their midst.
Don comes to the field of coaching with a wealth of practical and educational experience in end of life care, including:
• 15 years of pastoral ministry
• 19 years as a hospice chaplain, grief care specialist, and grief support group facilitator
• a doctorate in counseling
ongoing seminars/presentations on end of life issues
Don serves as an End of Life Coach for a Funeral Home. He is a faculty member for other coaching practices, and he leads trainings and seminars throughout the world. He is also the co-founder of the Bereavement Management Group, providing software to help in the care of the grieving.