For over 20 years, Carissa has been helping people grow in one capacity or another—as students, athletes, disciples, or leaders. She’s passionate about prayer and incorporating emotional health and relational growth into the discipleship process. Carissa is an effective communicator who loves to pioneer new things, fight for the underdog, and awaken others to the presence of God.
Carissa is an ordained pastor with an M.A.E. from Olivet Nazarene University, as well as Graduate Certificates in Professional Counseling and Executive Coaching and Consulting from the Townsend Institute of Leadership and Counseling at Concordia University at Irvine. Carissa leads the Reset Retreats, Reset Together, and offers personalized coaching.