Executive Director and Co-Founder of Opportunities Unlimited, Carri is a Certified Communication Skills Trainer (since 1993) and Executive/Personal Coach (since 1995).
Carri has guided hundreds of individuals, couples and corporate teams through the process of gaining insights and new awareness of self and others; while being given practical, ready-to-use and proven tools to enhance all of their relationships. After working with Carri, her clients are energized, motivated and equipped to meet life's challenges in a new and more effective way.
As a public speaker, she communicates with clarity and humor. Her expertise comes from her wealth of professional training and life experience. She illustrates insights with personal transparency.
Since 1977 she has been involved in producing, directing and editing award-winning documentaries. Carri was Vice President and Co-Owner of NEW LIBERTY ENTERPRISES, Inc., Burbank, CA from 1979 to 1981. She served as President and sole-owner from 1981 to 1991.
"Designing Dynamic Stepfamilies: Bringing the Pieces to Peace." 8-part DVD Series (4 hours 24 minutes)
Practical information for the inevitable challenges of stepfamily life, for those in or involved with stepfamilies in a personal or professional capacity. Principle based with humor, memorable charts and diagrams, couple interviews and anecdotal stories. www.DesigningDynamicStepfamilies.com.
"Remarriage Preparation" PowerPoint presentation on CD with Instructions for Use.
The content in this presentation is specifically designed for remarrying couples and is integrated with the "Designing Dynamic Stepfamilies" DVD Series. This is a one-of-a-kind tool for conducting Remarriage Preparation. Adaptable Format. www.DesigningDynamicStepfamilies.com.
"Children of Divorce: The Tough Truth." 7-part DVD Series (1 hour 40 minutes)
It's an in-depth look at their families and the multi-generational impact of divorce, remarriage, and stepfamily life. It's also about the transformation from brokenness to healing – bringing the pieces to peace. www.ChildrensToughTruth.com.
"Life After Abortion." Two DVD Set released by Carri and her partner, Brian Barkley.
Countless women have been overwhelmed by post abortion trauma, resulting in fear, anxiety, pain and guilt. Many suffer in silence for years after they realize the full toll of their choice. From desperation to devastation to deliverance, Life After Abortion takes an honest look at the undeniable impact abortion has had on real people, as told by those who experienced them www.LifeAfterAbortion.net
Co-Founder of Opportunities Unlimited and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (M.F.T.), Gordon established his practice in California for 13 years before moving to Oklahoma in late 2006 where he currently practices in Edmond. He has Masters Degrees in Education and Marriage & Family Therapy. He has been a Consultant for the California State Dept. of Education and has over 32 years' experience as a Public School District Administrator.
Gordon's understanding and respect for people from all walks of life can be attributed to his experiences in both the public and private sectors. He uses counseling tools that are pragmatic and productive to help each person become the very best they can be.
Gordon is a clinical member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT), the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and the Stepfamily Association of America (SAA).
Gordon and Carri have been married since February 1986. Both were previously married; Gordon for 18 years, and Carri for 13 ½ years. Gordon brought three sons to the marriage and Carri brought two daughters. They now have ten grandchildren, and were legal guardians of Carri's oldest granddaughter, born in 1990.
The Taylors have experience speaking to conferences, churches, businesses, large and small groups, as well as conducting trainings for both the public and private sectors. For more information and to inquire about booking for speaking events: firstname.lastname@example.org