about the author
Michele Wahlder, MS, LPC, PCC, is an internationally recognized life coach, career counselor, psychotherapist and gratitude enthusiast. She is the founder of Life Possibilities, LLC, a company that champions people to become the highest vision they hold for themselves in their lives, careers and relationships through the vehicles of coaching, seminars and books.
A sought-after presenter, speaker and coach who helps clients improve individual performance and organizational effectiveness, she has worked with numerous organizations, including Match.com, The Nielsen Company, Marriott International, Lucent Technologies and Girls, Inc..
Michele is an experienced and dynamic media guest who has appeared in numerous print, radio and television outlets including WFAA-TV’s Good Morning Texas, KDAF-TV’s The 33 News, CBS and CNN Radio. She has served as a contributing expert for publications such as Fitness magazine, Dallas Morning News, Texas Jewish Post and Dallas Child.
Michele received a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Tulane University, a master’s degree in Counseling Education from Texas Woman’s University, and has studied at Stanford, Southern Methodist University, Cite Universitaire in Paris and the University of Colorado. She is licensed by the state of Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor and is certified through the International Coach Federation as a Professional Certified Coach. Honored as the Global Spokesperson for Bayer’s MS Awareness Campaign, Wahlder understands first-hand the challenges associated with surviving a life-threatening illness and has allowed the experience to make her a stronger, more compassionate and grateful person.
A native of Alexandria, Louisiana, Michele Wahlder lives in Dallas, Texas, with her fiancé, Michael, "bonus daughter" Zoe and Portuguese water dog, Moses.
Alphatudes: The Alphabet of Gratitude is Michele Wahlder’s first book.
"Out of all of the people I