Debra Lafler has been working in the field of wellness for over 20 years. She has worked in the private and public sectors. Currently, she is the Wellness and Employee Assistance Program Manager for the Wisconsin State Department of Health Services. And she owns her own business, Personal Wellness Development, LLC. where she provides consulting, coaching and motivational speaking seminars. Debra has a Doctorate degree in Divinity and Spiritual Studies from the Emerson Institute, a Master’s degree in Health & Behavior Studies focusing on Health Education from Columbia University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, with Certificates in Wellness and Coaching. Additionally, she holds certificates in Worksite Wellness Holistic Stress Management, Grief Support, Yoga, and Reiki.