Raised in Harlem, New York, L. Marie grew up where centuries of great writers, artists, and intellectuals shifted the culture forever. She has vision, purpose, and drive; an advocate for the people, one to inspire, educate and empower people to be the best version of themselves unapologetically! She would move to Raleigh, North Carolina to settle and find her career path.
L. Marie’s education and background experiences include over fourteen years in mental health, over twenty years in human services, and served as an educator and school administrator for ten years. L. Marie would transfer her experiences into becoming a certified Mental Health Advocate, Christian Life Coach and Motivational Speaker. She has undergraduate training in Psychology from Shaw University in Raleigh, NC along with graduate training in Mental Health Counseling from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. She is looking to return to school next Fall to continue her educational journey and pursue a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in Clinical Psychology.
L. Marie mission has always been to empower people to recognize their God given greatness. She is determined to uplift others and push them out of a place called “stuck” in order for them to accomplish their dreams and goals.