About Melissa L. Strawser, Ed.D., CPC

Certified Professional Coach

Helping you channel your full potential.

At the age of 14, Dr. Melissa L. Strawser discovered her first personal development book. She was hooked!

She has spent the last 30 years, on a quest of personal discovery that led her to a career as a personal and professional coach. Over the last 10 years, she successfully coached her 1:1 clients in career, family, financial, and spiritual matters leading to significant growth and success. She is often the go-to professional in her circle for the areas of coaching, communications, professional development, performance improvement, resilience, and mindfulness.

Dr. Melissa is the CEO of Counterbalance Visionaries, LLC in Panama City, Florida. She holds an Ed.D. in Performance Improvement Leadership, and a Master’s Degree in Aeronautical Science with a Specialization in Aviation/Aerospace Education Technology. She is certified as an MBTI® Administrator and Interpreter, a Certified Professional Coach, and a 200hr Yoga Teacher. Along with her extensive education, she has an impressive resume of real world experience. Her client list includes start-up companies, international oil and gas companies, non-profits, state colleges, and the United States military.

In 2021, Dr. Melissa left the corporate world to work full-time as a coach, an educator, a resilience champion, storyteller, and a mindfulness magician.

Her mission is to help individuals and organizations evaluate performance, identify interventions for low performing areas, and develop realistic, holistic, high impact solutions.

Dr. Melissa’s vision is that after working with her, you (or your organization) will be able to create and tell your story in the most holistic, engaging, and authentic way.

Don’t Wait Any Longer. Start Forging Your Own Path Today!