As a forensic psychologist, business and mindset coach with extensive experience in the mental health field, Dr. Shadeiyah Edwards takes pride in helping clients use education and entrepreneurship to take charge of their personal destinies. A single mom herself, she understands the struggles of managing parenting responsibilities with career goals and founded Edwards Consulting to educate women about maintaining proper balance in their lives. Whether speaking to a large group, training organizations, or providing individual consultations, her commitment to empowering women using her clinical background, academic skills and first-hand experiences never wavers.
A parent, speaker, trainer, professor, author and entrepreneur, Dr. Shadeiyah has a unique perspective that she relies on to help people through significant life changes. In addition to individuals, she helps schools and families with information on substance abuse, severe mental illness and gang involvement. She provides corporate clients with program and course development information on topics such as diversity and inclusion, restorative justice, non-violent crisis intervention, stress management, communication, stress management, emotional intelligence and mental health. Her Breakthrough Parenting classes offers coaching programs, training, workshops, personal expertise and curriculum for parents, co-parents, divorced and blended families.
Dr. Shadeiyah earned a Master of Arts in Applied Forensic Psychology Services and Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Science degree from California State University, Long Beach, majoring in Criminal Justice and minored in Ethnic Minority Studies. Dr. Shadeiyahs holds certifications in Entrepreneurship & Business Life Coaching, Stress Management, Parenting, and Emotional Intelligence, Moral Reconation Therapy, Breakthrough Parenting, and Structured Analysis Family Evaluation.
Her own education and life experiences compelled her to establish Together Let’s Rise, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping heal children, high-risk youth, families and others impacted by incarceration and gangs in South Central Los Angeles. She continues to serve as chair of this organization today.
For Dr. Shadeiyah Edwards, empowering women by helping them go from stress to success and bringing families through challenging transitions brings her immense satisfaction.
Edwards Consulting, LLC is government certified in the County of Los Angeles and State of California. Women Owned, Minority Owned, Small Business Enterprise, Disadvantaged Business, and Local Small Business.