Tonya Waechter, M.A.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
(415) 674-7504 Ext. 239
M.A. Marriage and Family Therapy, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
B.A. Early Childhood Education, Adrian College
Leadership Coaching, Professional Christian Coaching Institute
AREAS OF FOCUS:
Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Church Leadership Issues
CERTIFICATIONS | MEMBERSHIPS:
Associate Certified Coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF)
Certified AG Proficient Coach, Level 3 (AG Coaching)
Board Certified Master Christian Life Coach (ICCA)
American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
Certified SYMBIS facilitator
Tonya has worked for over 20 years as a licensed marriage and family therapist while adding leadership coaching to her portfolio 8 years ago. Her passion is to come alongside Christian leaders and help them navigate the often-rocky waters of leadership with wisdom, balance and joy. Her work consists of promoting growth in emotional & relational intelligence. Healing from painful life choices as well as recovering from burn out and gaining healthy skills to not return there.
Her relationship with the Lord is the bedrock of her work and helping others understand His love, forgiveness, healing, peace and direction for their lives her great reward! She’s developed specific tools for helping to improve mindsets which lead to a more positive self-concept!
Tonya has helped many couples grow in their communication and conflict resolution skills and to find more joy and connection in their relationships. Having been trained in both Prepare/Enrich and SYMBIS she has many tools for couples just starting out or those married for decades.
Tonya is also certified in the Conflicts Dynamics Profile and as a Strengths Champion Coach, both of which she uses with couples, leaders, and teams. She enjoys helping Christian teams find better ways of communicating and working more effectively together.