Meet The Team
I am the owner and developer of Camille Marie Coaching. My life passion as an adult has always been working with families and individuals to provide services to help improve quality of lives. I have done this mostly in social services, but also in family programming and counseling services the past 16 years. In this past year, I have also become a published author! You can find the first in a series of books to come about how to help children do difficult things here.
Over the past 11 years I have had the opportunity to provide parent coaching in group sessions to thousands of parents for children between the ages birth to school age. Additionally I've worked with many families in their home doing hands on parent coaching which has allowed me to tailor the material to meet each family's unique needs. I have worked with many parents who wanted parent coaching to learn behavior intervention techniques as a supplemental service for specific behavioral diagnoses as well as providing in home counseling and behavior rehabilitation services to high risk youth.
I have a Bachelors Degree in Human Development and Psychology with a foci in Family Studies from Washington State University. Additionally I am a Certified Counselor (CL 60267779) and am a Certified Parent Coach, also known as a Parent Educator.
One area of parent coaching that is near and dear to my heart is working with mothers with newborns. Learning to parent a newborn can be challenging whether it's your first or fifth child because of all of the unique and different needs each baby has. If a mother is identifying with post partum depression or anxiety, it can make the every day challenges of parenting feel even bigger. I love providing hands on support to mamas in this season of their life.
If you are interested in being a parent coach for Camille Marie Coaching
Kim McKinney, BA, CC
Hi, my name is Kim McKinney. I have a BA in Psychology, am a Certified Counselor (CL 60814341) as well as a certified Life Coach through the International Coach Federation for Individuals and Team. Additional training includes Trauma Informed Care and the Incredible Years parenting program for Babies, Toddlers, Preschool and School Age children. I have found great joy in using those trainings to teach parenting classes which Camille and I have had the opportunity to teach together.
I have been working with youth and families for over 25 years in many different capacities. My experience with youth and families includes teaching parenting classes, providing presentations to children and women in group settings, teaching outdoor education to grade school children, I was a preschool teacher, and a teacher for People to People Ambassador Program which involved taking 40 teenagers to Europe for three weeks to study culture. I’ve also dedicated a lot of my time to directing summer day camps activities for children. I’ve had the opportunity to work with foster children and families, provide crisis care counseling and mentor young moms.
I also specialize in working with young adults and women who desire to find purpose and inspiration through God. I do this through my own business called Journey On Life Coaching where I do one on one life coaching http://www.facebook.com/LifeCoachKim/. I see myself as relational and enjoy working with and helping others. I look forward to the opportunity to work with your family as a parent coach!
Lamanda Barr-Finch, MSW, CC
Hello, my name is Lamanda Barr-Finch, I have a Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington and I am a Certified Counselor (CL 60641011). I have been working with youth and families for over 10 years in the social services sector as well as medical field as a Special Care Provider/Certified Nursing Assistant.
Throughout my career I've worked with children of all ages. Some of that work has included being an In Home Case Manager where I collaborated with adolescent youth to help them stay on track for future goals and progress. I also recently completed my MSW internship where I was a Clinical Social Work Intern in an elementary school. In that role, I was able to utilize evidence based interventions such as DBT/CBT and motivational interviewing skills with individuals needing support with mental health and special education. In recent years I'm enjoying becoming more specialized in working with families with children birth to 1 year, although I still very much enjoy toddler, preschool and school age.
I am trained in the Incredible Years Baby and Basic Age groups and have been facilitating parenting classes since 2017. I have experience teaching group parenting classes and this past year have transitioned to in home parenting sessions which I enjoy, because it can individualize to the unique needs of the family. Currently, I'm exclusively working with clients that are referred by DCYF, as Camille Marie Coaching has a contract with them to provide parenting classes to referred families.
Additional training includes Trauma Informed CBT and Undoing Racism, to name a few. I look forward to working with your family!!
Hello, my name is Maribeth Darst. I have a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice as well as a Masters in Psychology. I have been working with youth and children, primarily within social services for almost 20 years! It is something I am passionate about and really enjoy doing. In 2012 I was trained in the Incredible Years Basic and Toddler Program and have been teaching parenting classes for those ages ever since. In 2017 I was then trained in the Incredible Years Autism Training Series as well as the In Home model and also now teach those models as well. I really enjoy working with school age and adolescent youth in the Incredible Years Parenting Program.
My work experience with youth and families has included a lot of advocacy, strength building and a goals based approach. Since 2014 I have worked as a College of Hope Life Skills Instructor where I've worked with adults to learn stress management skills, use Smart Goals for progress in difficult areas, increase parenting skills (using the Incredible Years Program) and access community resources to improve quality of life. I also have experience as a Child and Family Specialist Case Manager where I helped support and advocate for parents within the educational system with 504 Plans, IEP and any other support needed. Additionally I assessed developmental needs for children ages birth to 18 and create developmental plans. I am knowledgeable of McKinney Vento Laws and have experience coordinating with parents and youth and educational institutions to support academic achievement.
Other noteworthy areas of training are in Domestic Abuse, Resiliency Training, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Adverse Childhood Experiences Training (ACES).
I look forward to the opportunity to work with your family!