Abundant Life Teaching, Inc
To educate. inspire, and empower youth, communities, and families to release their full potential and live life abundantly
Empowering youth, families, churches, leaders, and communities to improve their lives through education, support, collaboration, and intentional strength based and informed decision making.
At Abundant Life Teaching, Inc we’re raising funds and promoting initiatives to serve the people who need them most. We believe in taking action with urgency in order to raise public awareness about some of the most pressing issues facing today’s society. Please join us by supporting our efforts to make a measurable difference in the lives of others.
Committed to the Cause
Coming together from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences, our skilled team of professionals is the backbone of Abundant Life Teaching, Inc. Their ideas help shape the direction and mission of our organization as it continues to develop. Read on to learn more about some of our incredible team members.
Conswella Cloyd is a Houston Native whom is currently employed by the City of Houston as an Senior Gang Intervention Counselor. Conswella currently provides Social Work Based Case Management Services, Intervention and Mentoring to At Risk youth, provides support and education to school districts, facilitates parenting and life skills groups, and provides awareness to youth, their families, Youth Service Professionals, and Community Stakeholders. Conswella obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Texas Southern University and her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University and is currently an LPC candidate. Conswella’s experience throughout the past 11 years has been through both public and nonprofit sectors serving adolescents and families residing in low socio-economic communities. Conswella’s passion is planting seeds of compassion, love, faith, education, and honesty in the lives of youth, adults, and individuals through a strength-based approach so they can produce healthy, strong, peaceful relationships with their selves first, conquer their goals, and assist to represent the paradigm shift in disenfranchised communities!
Ashley Whitley, originally from Louisiana, is a Community Trainer with The Harris Center for Mental Health and I.D.D. and an up and coming minister in the A.M.E. denomination. Currently, she provides mental health awareness and suicide prevention/intervention skills within the community. Ashley is a certified Mental Health First Aid and Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor, and also an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training Instructor (A.S.I.S.T.) Ashley’s experience includes providing education and awareness utilizing MHFA, YMHFA, SafeTalk, A.S.K. and ASIST curriculum to diverse populations including crisis workers, individuals who provide support for youth with disabilities, school districts, the public safety population, and faith based organizations. She also facilitates groups, parenting classes, self-esteem groups, and life transition groups.
She graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has a Master’s Degree in Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy. She is currently a LMFT candidate under supervision. Ashley is a combat veteran who served 10 years in the United States Army. Ashley exudes commitment and passion to help demystify misinformation and stigma which surrounds the mental health community, African American community, and faith based community. She finds extreme happiness in being able to do her part by providing effective, proficient, and enjoyable trainings to help people in the many roles in their life find effective ways to address practical issues and problems.
Making A Difference
Helping The Community
At Abundant Life Teaching, Inc, we are dedicated to stepping up our efforts in addressing this issues for parents and families. We utilize Nurturing Parent and Triple P: Positive Parenting Program to help improve communication, create boundaries, and enhance your parent child relationships. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
Social Skills Groups
Empowering our Community
With this initiative, our goal is to promote great opportunities for youth, adolescents, and adults. With access to the right knowledge and information, people can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential. Learn more about our work by getting in touch with our team today.
Mental Health Awareness Training
One Step at a Time
With our organization’s mission always in mind, we strive to find new strategies for dealing with the challenges and stigma associated with mental health. Mental Health Awareness is something that we take very seriously, and our team is working each and every day to make a positive impact. We use the evidenced based curriculum of Mental Health First Aid for Adult and Youth to provide practical strategies to help support helpers of people with mental health issues. Contact us to learn more about our commitment to this cause.
Suicide Prevention/Intervention Training
Helping The Community
At Abundant Life Teaching, Inc, we are dedicated to help address awareness concerning suicide and to normalize the conversation. We utilized multiple evidence based intervention and prevention courses including: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training ( A.S.I.S.T. 2 day course), ASK ( 1 hour - 4 hour course), SuicideTALK ( 60min - 90min course) and SafeTALK (4 hour course). Starting the conversation about suicide is not easy, but through cooperation and community empowerment we believe we can facilitate progress in this area. We are always striving to make a difference, and invite you to learn more and lend your support.
“Everything that is done in the world is done by hope”