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Laura Grom heads You Can Fly Life Coaching from her base in Guilford, Connecticut. She offers face-to-face and telephone consultations for families, women, children, and teens. As a Certified Life Coach, trained by the Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching, Laura Grom is able to offer personal growth strategies to assist her clients in overcoming negative behavior patterns and coping with personal and social issues involving school, work, health, and relationships. Ms. Grom uses her fourteen years of experience in the Connecticut schools and her considerable knowledge of educational theory and practice to tailor her services to each individual’s or family’s needs. Laura Grom also serves her community as a motivational speaker and an advocate for women and youth. She has engaged audiences on subjects important to teens and has led groups dedicated to preventing bullying. Laura Grom participates in local organizations that assist lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals, as well as single mothers, and people facing homelessness. Ms. Grom is the parent of three children, as well as a legal advocate for children in the foster care system; she is herself an adoptive parent and foster caregiver.Laura Grom received a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Western Connecticut State University. She also holds a Master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Special Education, and is a member of the prestigious International Coach Federation. Her training also includes peer mediation, and her school-based experience focuses on teaching problem-solving strategies, employing thematic material, and working in full-inclusion settings. Ms. Grom is also a hospital volunteer who aids children with special needs and their families.


Hobbies & Interests Reading Spiritual and inspirational literature, Organizing events focused on community Leadership.Charitable ActivitiesRelay LifeMEMBERSHIPSCoaches (Life, Business, Relationship, etc.) Support Group, Coaching Teenagers, Coaching Teens & Young Adults, Coaching Zone, LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network - Global, Professional Coach Network, iPEC Network

Work experience

May 2012Present

Life Coach

You Can Fly Life Coaching



Western Connecticut State University


Jan 1989Jan 1993


Southern Connecticut State University


Motivational speak on behalf of teens and the challenges they face today. An advocate for LGBT individuals. Trained court advocate for Foster children. Trained foster and adoptive parent. participate in groups to help single mothers and their challenges. Mother of three. Active in the community for homeless individuals. Volunteer at local hospital and helping children with special needs. Participate in events to raise cancer awareness. Heads committees on preventing bulling in our schools. Trained in peer mediation, full inclusion, problem solving skills and thematic approaches toward learning.