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WHAT IS Athena UNCHAINED?
Athena UNCHAINED, is a professional coaching and leadership consultation business geared towards individuals/teams that are ready to do the work to dig in deep to unleash potential and show up as their true authentic self. I provide professional resources, deliver tactics/tools and ask powerful questions to ignite self-insight/habits for people to strive on a daily basis.
Theresa Gathers, a distinguished retired USAF veteran, has honorably served both as an Officer and Enlisted member, boasting over 16 years of leadership expertise, overseeing groups as large as 400 personnel. During her tenure, she bravely held pivotal roles in combat, nuclear security, and law enforcement, culminating her career as a unit Commander. Beyond her service duties, Theresa has made lasting impacts on the Department of Defense, driving seminal changes in Air Force policies related to Sexual Assault, human trafficking, gang activity, and pioneering mental health treatment modernization.
Internationally recognized, Theresa stands among the elite group of roughly 500 Brené Brown's Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitators. A credentialed International Coaching Federation-Associate Certified Coach, she is on track to secure her ICF-PCC certification by year-end. Her expertise in peak performance is further underscored by her certification as a High Flow Coach with the Flow Research Collective. With an impressive 3,500 hours in leadership training, Theresa’s academic accomplishments include an Associate's and Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a Master’s in Acquisitions & Contract Management.
Currently, Theresa is charting her next academic endeavor, seeking a PhD focused on the Sociology of Emotions.
To epitomize high quality coaching, leadership development and personal
successes by providing a secure environment, applicable tools, and modern concepts to clients so that they can break through their chains on their journey to reach an enriched life.
Creating secure spaces to discuss pressing or emerging issues.
Surfacing untapped potential.
Focusing on important conflicts to improve leader's strengths & weaknesses.
Understanding problems and why certain strategies work better than others.
Evaluating current objectives in life and the accountable steps to achieve them.
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What Clients Say
'Over the past few years I have witnessed firsthand Theresa’s ability to cultivate Mission Success through Transparency + Care + Accountability. Her Specialization for Organizational Change and Climate Improvement is an understatement. Her tools and techniques have shaped my leadership skills and helped me to achieve success and thrive as a leader.'