Our Coach

Caren Robinson

Caren Robinson is a Certified Holistic Life, Career, and Executive Coach;  Brain Based Coach, Transformation Life Coach, TBI Mentor, Medical Advocacy Consultant, and adult educator.

As a leader in the cutting-edge field of personal coaching, Caren works with individuals and professionals who have experienced a life altering event and are looking to make meaningful changes in their personal and/or professional lives. Her client experience has come from virtual connections around the world.

She is the owner and founder of Vital Ability, LLC and creator of HOPE TBI (an educational website related to Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury), and has gained international prominence through the services she provides as an advocate and blogger.

As a successful professional speaker, Caren continues to bring awareness to various topics through educational workshops, webinars, while drawing from her own real-life transitions. Her passion is to assist others by sharing information to help them feel inspired to make informed choices.

Caren has been trained in Transformation Life Coaching and has been trained as a Certified Holistic Life, Career & Executive Coach™ through Goal ImageryⓇ Institute, International School of Coaching Mastery™. Caren’s training incorporated holistic coaching techniques, traditional coaching methods, Brain Based coaching, Ontological coaching, Emotional Intelligence (EQ) coaching, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) coaching, and Positive Psychology coaching, Caren is an active member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and ICF Michigan. She has completed schooling for her PCC, and is working on completing additional coaching hours to meet the requirements of acquiring her PCC Certification from the ICF.

Caren is married and has had the blessing and experiences of being a biological mother, stepmother, foster parent, and legal guardian.

Prior to Vital Ability LLC, she had a successful and established career as a health care provider. She has had a wealth of education/employment as an educator/trainer in the Medical Field, worked/volunteered in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), worked as a Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Advocate; and worked in various Social Service Industries, and even spent time working in a title company. Caren has been employed/volunteered with mostly grassroots and nonprofit organizations, and held various management, proctor, training, and leadership positions.

Caren, as a daughter of a deceased military veteran (and often a caregiver), has had a wealth of experience in traversing, learning, and living with someone who had PTSD and PTS. She also speaks from firsthand experience regarding managing her own PTSD as a survivor of Polytrauma. She has gone from survivor to thriver and identifies herself as a “HOPEster”.

Caren has been featured in numerous publications from NASCON to Picking Up The Pieces, and is a volunteer monthly co-host on an International radio program through Brain Injury Radio.  Caren also continues to hold memberships and/or volunteers across several local and national organizations.

To inquire about receiving services with Caren, contact myvitalability@gmail.com

Interviewed by NoomiiListen to Noomii’s interview with Caren Robinson