Millie Grenough

Millie Grenough
Millie Grenough
Grenough LLC – Oasis in the Overwhelm
New Haven
My passion? Help individuals and groups live with greater clarity, sanity, and pleasure.
Thirty+ years experience on five continents, with individuals/groups from 25 countries.
Lively Keynote Speaker, Mentor to Coaches/Health Workers
EMDR-Level II since 1994. Instructor in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine
Author: Oasis in the Overwhelm: 60-second Strategies for Balance in a Busy World
$250-499 per hour
Special programs with group rates
In-person, Via phone/audio-only connection, Via video connection
Individual, Couples & Families, Group/teams, Organization
C-Suite CEO/CIO/CFO, Department Manager/Director, Teams and Groups
Health & Fitness, Public Speaking, Team Effectiveness, Transitions – Life/Career, Work-Life Balance
Education, Energy and Utilities, Government and Public, Health, Hospitality and Leisure, Engineering and Construction, Transportation
External Coach, Learning Development
English, Spanish
Keynote, Talks to groups, Workshops/seminars, Training, Virtual: Webinars/Teleclasses
Millie Grenough
Looking for Calm in the Chaos? Find it with Millie
Individualized Coaching/Training – Custom-Designed to Fit Your Specific Needs
Practical Mindfulness Tools – Stay Sane in a Crazy World
60-second Strategies to Enhance Focus / Reduce Stress / Build Resiliency
Creative Team-Building with an Ex-Nun, Ex-Basketball Captain

Tired of Hanging in the Background?
Come out of the Closet and Sing – or do whatever!
Learn How from Millie:
Ex-Shy Person transformed to Nightclub Singer / International Presenter
Originator of Sing it! Everything You Always Wanted to Sing, but Didn’t Because They Told You You Were Tone Deaf , written up in The Village Voice, Seattle Intelligencer, Connecticut Magazine

New to this Country / this Culture?
– Develop Skills and Confidence with Millie. She:
Taught ESL to individuals from 25+ countries
Wrote award-winning Sing it! Learn English through Song – 6 book/6 cassette series, McGraw-Hill International; 70,000+ copies sold
Developed practical curricula for Yale University International Center, Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos in Barcelona and Cursos de Verano in Salamanca, Spain

Simply Tired?
Transform your Life with Pleasurable, Practical Strategies
– After a near-death accident, Millie shifted from Rat-Race Pace to Be-Happy-Here-Now.
– You’re not hopeless. Old dogs can learn new tricks.
International Coach / Speaker / Trainer – Hiker / Singer / Author
Originator of “OASIS in the Overwhelm”TM) trainings, seminars
Ex-nun turned Nightclub Singer
Ex-shy Kentuckian turned International Trainer and Instructor at Yale University School of Medicine
Ex-closet writer turned award-winning author of ten books

Inspire people to do what they thought was impossible:
have taught non-singers to sing, shy executives to present confidently in public , Type A personalities to work smarter, stressed CEOs, line workers – and clergy, coaches, educators and parents — to breathe easier and work more effectively.

Walk my talk. Created the Oasis in the Overwhelm 60-Second Strategies after a near-death accident forced me to change my own fast-paced lifestyle. The Oasis Strategies have helped thousands of people from all walks of life, in five continents, find more calm, greater enjoyment and enhanced effectiveness in the chaos of their daily lives.
My Passion? Help You / Your Group reach Full Potential – while becoming saner, healthier, more effective – and happier.
My Services? Coach: Individual &Group Motivational Speaking Retreats Trainings Workshops
What do people say?
“A whiff of fresh air…” Hindu Business Daily
“We have had many training classes at Foxwoods, but not one yet that has been as productive, professional and useful as this training has been.” Foxwoods Casino VP
“Just what the doctor ordered!” Sales Coach

Conduct trainings throughout USA, in Europe, Latin America, Myanmar, Philippines.
Bilingual: English / Spanish. Sing in English, Latin, Spanish & a bit of Sephardic & Portuguese
Regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Frequent appearances on TV, radio
Louisville, KY native. Spalding College BS, Kappa Gamma Pi. Worked in library with Cassius Clay.
Graduate studies: Anthropology, Music, Social Work, Spanish
Eight years, Maryknoll Sister: International Development Work in USA & abroad
Conducted trainings/workshops throughout USA, in Canada, Europe, Latin America, Myanmar, Philippines
Comfortable in boardrooms & neighborhood meetings, in correctional institutions & universities, with people from diverse backgrounds/cultures/economic & educational backgrounds
Certificates in Gestalt Theory & Practice, Rubenfeld Synergy Method, EMDR – Level II, with specialty in Performance Enhancement
Faculty appointments: Albertus Magnus College, Instructor in Graduate Leadership Program; Southern Connecticut State College, Graduate TESOL Program; Yale University School of Medicine: Instructor in Psychiatry
Coach Credentials: ICF PCC, BCC certified, Coach of the Year – ICF-CT. Provider of CCEs for ICF: Oasis Training Program. Decades of experience coaching wide range of individuals from Foxwoods Casino CEO & VPs to Non-Profit Managers, President of National Engineers Association to University Deans and traumatized athletes.
Owner of my own business for three decades.
Provide services to Individuals & Groups in Business, Education, Health, Non-Profit Sectors
Key Services: Coaching, Motivational Speaking, Retreats, Seminars, Team-Building, Workshops
Key member of international team, Latin America: provided organizational diagnosis, change management, team building, development of individual & group potential
Designed curricula &practical learning strategies for multi-national business people, Universidad de Salamanca; created innovative approach to learning languages for doctors & medical students, Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos in Barcelona,Spain
Center for Psychotherapy & Personal Development: developed programs for Headstart staff, parents & children; counseled high school students; administered various assessments; originated Expressive Language Teaching program.
Grenough LLC, my own business: for two decades I have offered training, coaching, retreats, innovative programs:
For people shy about speaking and/or singing: developed successful 5-week course “Sing it! Everything You Always Wanted to Sing, but Didn’t Because They Told You You Were Tone Deaf”; written up in The Village Voice, Connecticut Magazine, The Seattle Intelligencer, and other media.
My “OASIS in the Overwhelm” Training Program, authorized for CCEUs by ICF and NASW, has graduates throughout the USA and in Panama, Puerto Rico, and New Zealand.
Currently, I coach individuals and groups, give keynotes, offer retreats/seminars/trainings/workshops, teach presentation skills, and develop programs for businesses, academic institutions and non-profit organizations.
– Graduate, Coaches Training Institute, 2000.  Coach of the Year, ICF-CT Chapter, 2010. International Coach Federation. PCC. Authorized Provider of ICF CCEUs 2005 through present for Oasis Training Program   – Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 2000 thru present. – EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) – Level II, with specialty in Performance Enhancement, since 1994   – Masters in Social Work. CCEU Provider for National Association of Social Work – Graduate: Gestalt Theory & Practice. One of ten people worldwide named Master Rubenfeld Synergist.  
Active Chapter Member         Sponsor & Presenter at Chapter Meetings
Mentor/Trainer to Coaches since 2000

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