“Happiness is a cluster of unique and moments we consciously enjoy. It is our responsibility to create, detect, and enjoy them”
Vocation and Passion in each coaching session
Erika was born in Mexico. She currently has Canadian and American nationalities and resides in Miami, United States.
With more than 25 years of experience, she is the daughter of two psychologists who instilled in her the love for this profession.
In Mexico she graduated as a clinical psychologist, specializing in music therapy and later did her master’s degree in Psychopedagogy.
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Erika as a Therapist
She was responsible for providing play therapy to abandoned and abused children at the Institute for Integral Family Development (DIF) temporary shelter. She created and developed a multi-stimulation program for children with different disabilities such as Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, hyperactivity, mental weakness, etc at the Torres Quintero Institute.
For several years, she gave private practice, giving therapy to families, children, and couples. Since then, Erika has given workshops for parents and teachers in schools and institutes specializing in Hispanic families.
Since the beginnings of her career to the present day, Erika has been continuously invited as a specialist in education and psychology, to participate in radio and television programs, as well as to collaborate in articles of magazines and newspapers.
Akin Body Painting
Erika Monroy lived in Canada where she had the opportunity to explore her concern for the art of body makeup with collaborators in the makeup designs for the Franco-Canadian company, Cirque du Soleil. She consolidated herself as an artist of body makeup, popularly known as “Body Painting”.
Erika owns AKIN body Painting, a company specializing in social events, using body makeup as a mean of artistic expression. She has been invited by several radio and television programs to participate in festivals and art galleries as well as to audition for the reality show Skin Wars. She has exhibited her work in countries such as Italy, France, Mexico, Canada, and Switzerland.
She has sought a creative and original way to combine her experience as a psychologist and artist; creating the Painting Emotions Workshop™. This workshop is a tool to use art as a way of expressing and understanding emotional factors and living in equilibrium; it is offered in groups internationally.
The Thinking Institute
Erika Monroy is the co-owner of The Thinking Institute (TTI), a learning center for emotional wellbeing and personal growth. Specialized in offering virtual workshops in both English and Spanish, for parents, children and teenagers. Topics such as emotional intelligence, self-esteem, discipline, conflict resolution, communication, are developed in TTI.
Erika received the training of the International Coach Federation (ICF) to become a Professional Certified Coach. She was certified as a masseuse in Thai style at the traditional medical school Wat Po in Bangkok, Thailand.
Today Erika has managed to unite her experience as a psychologist, psychopedagogue, artist, educator, coach and masseuse; Considering her Hispanic background, being both an immigrant and mother, she has created a unique and particular style of guiding families, parents, teens, couples and individuals based on developing skills that enrich them as successful people in a balanced way.
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