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You have likely landed on this page because your child or a loved one (grandchild? niece? friend?) have recently come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or another sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Don’t panic. Take a deep breath. You are in the right place.

I’ve been where you are. I’ve felt the shock, the joy, the terror, the growth, the unconditional love, the firece mama bear response. It’s A LOT! And, it’s hard to find support, guidance, resources, and education.

That’s why I’m here.

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Learning to Just Breathe

Learn more about how Chrysalis Mama can help you on your journey.


Being a parent, family member, and even an ally can feel very lonely and isolating at times. Unlike social media platforms, this community is 100% safe. Show up exactly where you are on this journey. Lots of interesting topics to share in or learn from; bi-monthly office hours and a quarterly book club will begin in September 2022. This is a judgment free zone!

How much does it cost

Monthly Cost

What do you get

  • Safe space
  • Educational Resources
  • Meeting People on the Same Journey
  • Early Bird Specials (Find Out Everything First)
  • Biweekly Q&A Webinar (I’m Here (Casual Parenting))
  • Contribute to our community (Blogs, podcast and beyond)
  • Quarterly Book Club (w/ Special Guests)

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Courses | Learning to Just Breathe

My digital course, Learning to Just Breathe, is an in-depth discussion and teaching of my four pillars – Embrace, Educate, Empower, Love, which are designed to walk you through the natural coming out process.

Learning to Embrace

Lesson 1 – Embrace
Lesson 2 – Get Yourself Grounded
Lesson 3 – Tell Your Kid You Love Them
Lesson 4 – Get on the Same Page and Buckle Your Seatbelt!

Educate – Back to School!

Lesson 1 – The Coming Out Process for Your Child
Lesson 2 – The Coming Out Process for YOU!
Lesson 3 – Research
Lesson 4 – Support
Lesson 5 – Understanding Mental Health (Specifically LGBTQIA Youth Mental Health)
Lesson 6 – Substance Use and Abuse
Lesson 7 – Allow Yourself Time to Adjust and Grow

Empower – You’ve Got This!

Lesson 1 – Empower, Advocate, Ally, Oh My!
Lesson 2 – Positive and Healthy Communication
Lesson 3 – Lean into Your Intuition
Lesson 4 – Release Fear


Lesson 1 – Self
Lesson 2 – Child
Lesson 3 – Unconditional

Making this Course Work for You

Wrap-up and Robust Resources

Each lesson includes a worksheet with questions and reflections to deepen your knowledge and growth. The course also includes two robust resource modules that list my favorite websites, articles, books, and podcasts as well as a complete lingo and language section.  If you like to learn autonomously, at your own pace, this is perfect for you!


Do you have specific situations you’d like to process through? Do you like a more personalized approach?  I offer one-on-one, group, and email coaching.


1 1 on 1 Session
1 hour session


This “entry level” coaching session has been deemed useful by parents who are confused about the new journey they are on with their child. This is also the perfect opportunity to get some initial answers on all the big questions.



6 sessions 1 on 1
1 hour session


During these 6 sessions we’ll uncover your challenges, communication issues, and any other area of difficulty with the goal of establishing peace of body and mind when dealing with life changing events as well as integrating new tools and strategies. Ideal for parents and individuals looking to expand their knowledge overall.



12 sessions 1 on 1
1 hour session each


These 12, highly personalized sessions will help you overcome current challenges as well as prepare for future conversations and possible situations.  Practice and integration of new tools, and strategies empower you to move forward on this beautifully messy journey. Love and acceptance can help any family thrive and be happy.


Click the coaching option that feels right for you to get started now, or click below to schedule a 15 minute free chat to discuss which option is best for you!

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Hire me to speak at your next in-person or virtual event!

Topics include “Supporting Your Child Through The Coming Out Process,” “How to be a Good LGBTQIA Ally,” “How to Interact with Nonaffirming People Without Drama,” and more!

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Working with me through coaching, my programs, and/or the parenting community are a time-saving, stress-reducing, empowering investment in yourself and your relationship with your child! Let’s banish overwhelm and fear, and empower you to connect with and support your LGBTQ child!