Debra Lafler is an adjunct instructor for UW-La Crosse and UW-Stevens Point. She is also the Wellness/Employee Assistance Program Manager at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, and a Consultant with Personal Wellness Development, LLC. She received her Doctorate degree from Emerson in Spiritual Studies; her Master’s degree from Columbia University in Health & Behavior Studies, specializing in Health Education; and her Bachelor’s degree from the UW-Parkside in Communication, with additional Certificates in Wellness and Coaching. Debra has 20 years of experience in the wellness field, working in the worksite, health plan, community, and private settings. Debra’s personal passion and mission is to assist, foster, and inspire others with a body-mind-spirit approach to their own wellness and well-being development.