Caren Houlton Dean MS
Individualization, Arranger, Activator, Maximizer, Communication Trainer, Consultant, Strengths Coach and Educator:
Caren is an independent consultant, public speaker, trainer and coach. She is passionate about inspiring, motivating and making a positive and measurable impact on each and every individual, team and organization she works with. As a collegiate athlete and a study of Behavioral Cognitive and Positive Psychology Caren has always been motivated by figuring out how people can be their best selves and in most cases she has been able to bring out more than people believe they even had. Wellness is the center of her practice recognizing the impact that it has in all walks of our life.
Caren is the founder of WellCore Consulting, with its mission to elevate the lives of others, through coaching, training and consulting. Her 20 plus years of experience in the field of coaching, counseling, education, training and development has afforded her with a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the field of Positive Psychology, Gallup Strengths and Human Capitol Performance.
Caren is a Senior Coach and Consultant with the Skilz Group LLC, which specializes in the development of organizational leadership, Human Capital Performance, coaching and consulting. She is the Executive Strengths Coach who focuses on the use of Gallup Strengths Based approach and Transformation Leadership to coach her clients to higher levels of success and Wellbeing.
Caren is also a Training Development Consultant for Best Care EAP with Methodist Health System. There she is responsible for developing over 70 training programs and serving over 200 client companies. She delivers her trainings, across Nebraska and Iowa to companies in person as well as through Interactive Webinar format. She is passionate about employee engagement and how this relates to Wellness for the individual, the team and the organization.
In addition, to her Training and Consulting experience she has taught at the collegiate level for over ten years with and emphasis in Psychology, Sociology and Human Relations. She thoroughly enjoys the interactive abilities found in the classroom and has great success in leading a diverse group of students to success.
Caren is a Co-owner to a private business that she started 14 years ago. This opportunity has really afforded her an ability to run a corporation that has shown fiscal growth each year despite the falling economic times.
Caren received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from San Diego State University. She holds a National License as a Clinical Social Worker. She is a Gallup trained Strengths Coach and Trainer. She is also certified as an Executive Coach from ASTD, as well as, an Educational Mentor and Advisor from Strengths Quest through Gallup University.
Caren is passionate about individuals’ wellbeing. Coaching, Education and Training is her platform to motivate, inspire and guide individuals, to help transform their greatest untapped potential of their Strengths.
Caren has over 20 years of experience in consulting, training, counseling, and instructional design and facilitation. Caren is passionate about great leadership and Wellbeing and its impact on individual’s productivity and organizational effectiveness. Her strengths lie in areas of transformational leadership, employee and organizational wellness, developing and motivating employees and enhancing employee engagement.
Caren is inspired by the words of John Quincy Adams:
“ If your actions inspire others to dream more,
learn more, do more and become more,
you are a leader. “