Getting to know Erika Monroy
What is your name and what title do you go by?
M.S. Ed. Psychology, PCC
Professional Coach & Wellness Expert
What is your educational and personal background?
International Professional Certified Coach
B.S. in Clinical Psychology & Graduate Study in Educational Psychology U.S equivalent of
Clinical Psychologist & Master’s in Educational Psychology, MX
Specialized in Socio-Emotional Intelligence, Life & Career counselor based on talent assessment
Families- Couples- Business Executives- Teens & Personal Coaching
Erika Monroy has over 25 years of experience promoting and educating people on how to achieve balanced and healthy mental health to increase their wellness and productivity through the development of their emotional intelligence.
In Mexico, she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in clinical psychology, and then went on to earn a master’s degree in Psycho-Educational Studies at Anahuac University. Likewise, she has a specialized diploma in Neurosciences validated by the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and the Mexican Institute of Neuroscience. She also received a certification in Mindfulness from Leiden University in the Netherlands and is a professional Thai masseuse certified by The Watpo Thai Traditional Medical and Ayuravate Association in Bangkok, Thailand.
She has been a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) since 2017, licensed by the International Coach Federation (ICF). She then received a PDA (Personal Development Assessment) international Analyst certification. It is a behavioral assessment that allows professionals to discover and analyze peoples’ behavioral profiles, it helps organizations make smart hiring decisions and create a comprehensive talent management team. As well as creating a career orientation report.
She currently has written, designed, and published two e-books. One related to her specialty, Emotional Intelligence, and the second about Personal Re-Engineering.
She has also been fortunate enough to be invited to countless radio shows, TV networks, Newspaper & Magazine publishers, as a mental health expert to provide emotional support and psychological assistance to the community.
In her free time she is a creatively oriented passionate traveler and professional body painter, check out https://akinbp.com for more on her art.
What is your therapy philosophy or guiding principles?
As a clinical psychologist with a master's degree in educational psychology, the daughter of two psychologists, and a professional coach, my philosophy focuses on psycho-education, respectfully accompanying the learning process of my clients and providing the necessary means for their self-knowledge that will lead to their growth. personal, as well as the prevention of possible mental and physical illnesses.
My goal is to support my clients to create Socio-Emotional Wellbeing in their lives through coaching for couples, families, adolescents, businessmen, entrepreneurs, and anyone else interested in redesigning their life, making decisions for their happiness, improving their relationships and develop your Emotional Intelligence.
What is your Specialty?
I specialize in creating attention and interest in personal care to raise its levels of production and efficiency, having a balance in different areas of your life: financial, family, professional, health, social, spiritual, etc.
My focus is on the development of emotional well-being to 'anticipate' possible mental illnesses, with a holistic approach that involves the practice of mindfulness, knowledge of neuroscience, conscious eating, and the creation of healthy habits based on management and time management.
What are the characteristics of this condition?
I specialize in creating attention and interest in personal care to raise their levels of production and efficiency by having a balance People who wish to increase their attention in self-care to raise their level of productivity and balance of life.
Some of my clients are:
- Families who wish to support the recovery treatment of a member of their family.
-Parents who want to develop communication skills to improve their relationship with their children and help them cope with any illness or simply develop accompanying them in developing social-emotional skills.
-People who are or have finished some psychiatric or psychological treatment and wish to rejoin their new life cycle as part of their rehabilitation.
-People who want to make a Life and Career Plan based on their mission and vision of life
-Teenagers who want to develop socio-emotional skills to improve their interpersonal relationships.
What are some red flags?
Signs of self-injury or possible suicide, depression, or anxiety.
What are some best practice?
Coaching is a methodology based on neuroscience and positive psychology, which focuses on the creation of a life plan, contemplating all areas: personal, professional, relationships, and quality of life.
This methodology makes your mind work in a clear, focused, and committed way to identify, design, and fulfill your goals.
It is a transformation process that helps you develop new skills, enhance your strengths, get to know yourself better, motivate yourself, and set measurable and achievable goals.
What are some things to avoid doing?
Not following the standards of ethics and values that the International Coaching Federation is based on.
· Truthfulness and confidentiality.
· Autonomy and informed consent.
Integrity: We uphold the highest standards both for the coaching profession and our organization.
Excellence: We set and demonstrate standards of excellence for professional coaching quality, qualification, and competence.
Collaboration: We value the social connection and community building that occurs through collaborative partnership and co-created achievement.
Respect: We are inclusive and value the diversity and richness of our global stakeholders. We put people first, without compromising standards, policies and quality.
Any facts about people with this condition?
Couples, families, teenagers, businessmen, entrepreneurs, and anyone else interested in redesigning their life, making decisions for their happiness, improving their relationships, and developing their Emotional Intelligence.
Share a success story
After 25+ years of experience, it seems to me that my greatest success story is the number of people who have modified their lifestyle, their mental structure, and who have made their learning a legacy for the people around them, being this scalable and sustainable learning.
In conclusion, the biggest success story is my own acting, my being including my children.