Karen McGibbon is the CEO and Founder of Live Free Coaching & Counseling Services, Teaching Assistant at Regent University, Adjunct Lecturer at The Mico University College and Board Director of Meto Corporation Limited - a family owned business. Over the last 25 years, she has worked both in the public and private sector gaining a wealth of knowledge in several industries including Shipping, Standards & Compliance, Food, Education, and Counseling.
Karen holds a BSc in Marine Biology (University of the West Indies), a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Psychology and Counseling (St. Stephen’s College - Canada) and is a Certified Life Coach (International Institute of Coaching Studies) specializing in Relationship, Health & Wellness, Parent and Teen Coaching. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision at Regent University (Virginia Beach, VA).
In addition to being a successful Entrepreneur, Karen served as a teacher in various prominent high schools in Jamaica for over 12 years, as well as a Guidance Counselor for 5 of those years at St. Andrew High School for Girls, where she was soon appointed Head of Department. She has also been actively involved in Christian Ministry for over fifteen years, primarily working with youth, couples and parents. Recently an author, her workbooks - "Life Lessons, A Personal Development Workbook for Secondary School Students" - are now being used in prominent High Schools in Jamaica. She is a powerful and transformative motivational speaker who has impacted many lives through forums, workshops and seminars.
Karen is happily married to Frank and has two lovely children; Dane – 18 years and Mercedes – 15 years. She enjoys cooking, reading, sewing, playing the piano, going to the beach and playing squash.