Trained as a Social Worker, Ilene graduated with a Master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and holds two California licenses–an MFT (Marriage and Family Therapist; MFT 4757) and an LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCS 7035). She also holds a lifelong teaching credential for California Community Colleges. As a Professional Member of the National Speakers Association since 1984, Ilene served four years on the Northern California Chapter’s Board of Directors, and was Member of the Year in 1993-94.
Since 2004, Ilene has been creator/host of Internet radio’s Full Power Living, dedicated to transforming our world through the power and mastery of human emotions. Known as “The Emotional Pro,” Ilene has worked as a psychotherapist, author, Internet radio host, coach, continuing education provider and professional speaker. She is a frequent media guest. Ilene is also founder of Raise Incredible Kids, dedicated to helping parents know how they’re doing as parents and helping kids remain the incredible people they are at the moment of birth. Her mission is to exponentially increase the love in individual, family, community and the world, which has led her to learn about all emotions.