Faith Saunders has been a trainer for over 20+ years. She started her career at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), now Rutgers University, where she worked for over 12 years. During this time, she received a master’s degree in Psychiatric Rehabilitation from the same and later became an adjunct professor at the School of Health Related Professionals – a position she held for many year.
She left Rutgers University to implement and develop a New Jersey State-funded Employment Institute – Career Connection Employment Resource Institute (CCERI) at the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ). She served as director of CCERI for fourteen years – providing training and technical assistance to over 150 organizations in 10 New Jersey counties on mental health and employment-related issues.
She transitioned to being a “full-time” entrepreneur in 2014. At Discover A New Future, they provide leadership, personal and career development trainings and consultation services to various groups and organizations throughout New Jersey. Their overall objectives in all that they do is two-fold:
-to leave people feeling that they were seen and heard
-to provide individuals with practical tools that they can use to enhance their personal and/or professional lives
She is also the Executive Producer and host of the Discover A New Future Show that airs weekly on Princeton Community TV, the author of two books – BREAK FREE: 52 Tips to Escape From Your Self-imposed Prison, Journal to Wellness: Live the Life you Desire and Deserve and many other wellness tools.
She has contributed to other books such as Stephanie Clark’s book – Life as a Single Mom: It Isn’t Easy, or Is It? (2007).
In 2015, she started the Women’s Empowerment Break Free! Be Free and Soar Conference that is geared at bringing women from inner cities together to receive information and resources that can help them to navigate their hectic everyday lives. Most recently, we also started to host Women’s Weekend Retreat.
Faith says, “Who am I? “An ordinary person, who is trying to make this world a better place than when I got here.”
Website – https://www.discoveranewfuture.com
Wellness Products on Etsy – https://www.etsy.com/shop/discoveranewfuture
NJ Hope and Healing – https://www.mhanj.org/njhope/
Text support: NJHOPE to 51684
Mental Health First Aid – https://www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org/
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