Michelle Courtney Berry is certified and trained NLP Master Coach and Practitioner for Health and Wellness as well as self-help author, speaker, trainer, actor, performing artist, playwright, poet, humorist, and nature lover who helps improve the quality of people’s lives by helping them manage stress, time, conflict, and competing priorities. The Founder and CEO of Courtney Consulting Enterprises, LLC and the Founding Director of America Rises, Inc. Michelle is an intrepid orator, a two-time TEDx speaker, a two-time SXSW speaker, an internationally-recognized meditation teacher, an internationally-certified stress reduction expert, health and wellness coach, and both a Usui and Karuna Reiki Master Teacher. She has also opened for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, Howard Zinn, Mos Def, Nikki Giovanni, and Dr. Maya Angelou.
To date, Michelle has delivered more than 3,500 keynotes, addresses, and inspirational speeches around the world and she is a frequently sought-after speaker, podcast guest, and host.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS