Tara learned about Take Courage Coaching™ from a pain practitioner. She lives with chronic pain and has spent many years caring for family members with chronic illness and pain. Previously involved in patient care and behavioral research, her favorite pain management strategy is reframing thoughts, which allows for a more positive and appreciative perspective—calling it “the most freeing tool I have ever used.” Tara loves to be with family and friends, and lives in Arizona. She enjoys meditating and is happiest anywhere in the great outdoors.

Dee Emmerson

Dee is a writer who puts her word-smithing and communications to work for Take Courage Coaching™  writing website and brochure copy, lessons, and newsletters. This is what she considers the “perfect job”—writing and sharing life-saving skills with those in chronic pain—with time around the edges to be her kitties’ human, tend flowers, sew or crochet, clean the house (micro-manage the Roomba), or help a neighbor. She lives in Colorado with her hubby of 40 years and counting.