Preventing and overcoming burnout, by developing your Emotional Intelligence (EI)
What We Do
Support for Personal and Professional Wellness
Positive Redirection aims to improve personal and professional performance through assessing and coaching, using the principles of Emotional Intelligence. Emotional Intelligence is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express our selves, cope with challenges and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way. Understanding the role of emotional intelligence in building resiliency and reducing or preventing burnout is a priceless asset to the profession as well as to those we serve and interact with.
Letitia Huger-Hill, LCMHCS, BC-TMHP
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Clinical Supervisor, Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider, Emotional Intelligence Coach, Continuing Education and Professional Development Trainer, Facilitator of “Coping with Work and Family Stress”
Letitia Huger-Hill is an NCCU alumni, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Community Agency Mental Health Counseling. As an Employment Recruiter for a Fortune 500 Temporary Agency, Letitia Huger-Hill began to develop a great interest for employee well being and health employee/employer relationships. After making the decision to pursue clinical mental health, the journey as a Senior Data Technician and Trainer for the Department of Child and
Adolescent Psychiatry At Duke University Medical Center with the Development Epidemiology Program began. It was here where her skills for conducting assessments were developed and the passion for leadership and professional identity was instilled, which continues to remain a priority for overall mental well-being and career success. As a private practice therapist and recognizing the wellness needs of professionals within various sectors, the importance of Emotional Intelligence Coaching became the staple of services that Positive Redirection offers. Using her clinical background to inform her Emotional Intelligence coaching, Letitia has been providing supports for professionals to manage stress at work and home, meet career goals, as well as prevent and manage burnout and compassion fatigue.
Letitia has held leadership roles throughout her career and utilizes these experiences to support others in varying degrees of their career. Letitia served as President of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association, a state chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association. Letitia continues to provide support to the association as Past President as a consultant.
Dr. Crissy Ortiz, PhD, SHRM-CP
Corporate Relations Consultant
Dr. Crissy Ortiz, PhD, applies over 20 years of preparation within the human resources, diversity and inclusion, career-services, and learning and development functions. Dr. Ortiz is the Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Charleston Southern University in Charleston, South Carolina. She is also the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Autism Platform Project, which seeks to create equitable employment opportunities by transforming how organizational leaders source, acquire, develop, and engage individuals with autism in meaningful work. Dr. Ortiz completed her doctoral studies in Global Organizational
Leadership and Human Resources Development at Regent University. Dr. Ortiz also holds the designation of a SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Moreover, she served in several volunteer positions including but not limited to diversity chair of Tri- County Human Resource Management, vice-chair of the South Carolina Credit Union League’s diversity committee, and chair of Trident United Way’s, Financial Community Investment Review Team. She was also a 2010 Charleston Regional Business Journal “Forty Under 40” award recipient.
Janet Huger-Johnson, MA
Educational Leadership Consultant
With over 30 years in the K-12 educational sector as a teacher, instructional designer and administrator, Janet Huger Johnson brings a wealth of information to Positive Redirection. Principal Huger- Johnson currently serves as the principal for the East New York Elementary School of Excellence (19K277) in Brooklyn New York. Her role as principal has afforded her the opportunity to serve educators as a leadership mentor. Early in her career, as a teacher leader, she has served as the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) Representative for 10 years. Principal Huger-Johnson has advocated for and with educators, to provide a voice that would often times go unrecognized. Principal Huger-Johnson’s credentials and certification include
Certified Reading Specialist, Curriculum Designer, Certified Life Safe Crisis Intervention Specialist, STEAM Certified Educator, and Teacher Career Pathways Mentor. Principal Huger-Johnson was also the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Obama i3 Innovation Grant for the Morning Side Center for Teachers with the grant’s focus on “ The Whole School Racial Equity Project”
Jasmine McClain, MA
Jasmine McClain is an NCCU alumni, receiving her degree in Recreational Therapy. After realizing her passion for journalism and marketing, Ms. McClain pursued and received her Master of Arts in Journalism Innovation from Syracuse University. As Communications Specialist, Ms. McClain develops strategic communications plans for Positive Redirection and participates in the execution of that plan to include publications, digital marketing including social media, radio broadcast, newspaper, and print. Ms. McClain has a knack for promoting relationship building with partnering entities to advance the work in the wellness field. Jasmine McClain is also the owner/founder of Millennial
Diaries which promotes mental well-being through journaling
Some of our Services
Individual/Couples Counseling (Online or InPerson)
As we grow and develop as individuals, sometimes it’s helpful to discuss the changes we feel with someone who is willing to listen. These changes can also affect our intimate relationships and have a negative impact on them. Individual or couples counseling can be supportive tools.
Emotional Intelligence (EI) Coaching
EI coaching is built on a client led format and addresses 15 domains based on both empirical and practical data, from 20 years of research. Unlike Intelligence Quotient (IQ), Emotional Quotient (EQ) can be developed and is a reliable predictor for workplace and career success.
-Learning your EI score in 15 areas from the assessment based on 20 years of research
-Learn your areas of effectiveness and areas for development
-Develop ways to enhance you influence and power
-Receive one-on-one coaching, analysis and feedback
-Create an action plan to build on your strengths and address areas for development
EI coaching and assessments are available for health care and corporate professionals.
With a collaborative approach to supervision, newly licensed counselors can look forward to building counselor identity, strengthening counseling skills and gaining the support and guidance needed in the counseling field.