Angelica is a certified coach and educator specializing in Early Childhood Development and Social Emotional Learning. She leads CCFW’s Latinx community outreach and develops partner engagement activities and programs that build knowledge and skills to address the effects of disadvantage and adversity on children, youth and families. She is certified to facilitate Compassionate Integrity Training by Life University, and has been trained in both Listening Moms, and Finding Calm by the Community of Mindful Parenting.
Angelica believes that navigating life-changing events with mindfulness and self-compassion is the portal to insight, a true opportunity for growth and transformation. She is a Latinx community advocate and an education ambassador, passionate for promoting mindful resilience and well-being. She enjoys training and coaching working moms around prioritizing their self-care, mastering the art of work-life balance, and achieving personal growth.
Shayla designs and leads CCFW mindfulness and compassion programs for providers working with children and youth. She also supports the implementation of mindfulness-based programs for parents.
Prior to officially joining CCFW, Shayla was a contract facilitator in CCFW’s REAL Pro offerings with community partners. She is also a parent facilitator on Seattle Children’s Hospital’s Odessa Brown Children’s Center Mindfulness & Compassion Program Team offering mindfulness to parents throughout the King County Area. She also co-facilitates sessions with individuals who have interfaced with the criminal justice system through Progress House. As a member of the Board of the Arc of King County and Guided Pathways she vigorously advocates for people from all walks of life.
Shayla is a certified National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) Family 2 Family instructor and has been trained in the Finding Calm curriculum, a mindfulness and self-compassion program for new parents. Shayla Collins is a born and raised Seattleite and the mother of two boys.