Georgia Shaffer is a professional certified coach (PCC), licensed psychologist in PA and the author of several books including A Gift of Mourning Glories: Restoring Your Life after Loss and Taking Out Your Emotional Trash. Georgia is a recipient of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC) Award for Excellence in Christian Caregiving. She specializes in coaching women as they REBUILD their lives after loss. For free resources visit
Additional include Avoiding the 12 Relationship Mistakes Women Make and 12 Smart Choices for Finding the Right Guy. Coaching the Coach: Life Coaching Stories and Tips for Transforming Lives is a book she compiled and includes the wisdom of 49 Christian coaches including Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend.
Georgia’s story along with her photos are featured in the film Letters to God: Over twenty five years ago Georgia was given a two percent chance to be alive in 10 years after a recurrence of breast cancer. “At that time my son, Kyle, was only 8 years old,” she said, “which meant I had a two percent chance to see him graduate from high school.” “Not only did I see Kyle graduate from college but several years ago, when Kyle was 30, I had the joy of dancing with him at his wedding.”
A charter board member of AACC’s International Christian Coaching Association, Georgia is featured on their home page at www.iccaonline.net. As a core part of the teaching staff on AACC’s Professional Life Coaching Training DVD series, she has shared her expertise in other AACC series such as Hope Coaching, Divorce Recovery, Caring for Teens God’s way and Conquering Cancer, which she helped produce.
Georgia is part of the Extraordinary Women Bible Study DVD that companions Julie Clinton’s book Women of Extraordinary Faith (http://www.ewomen.net/faithstudy). Other presenters for this study are Thelma Wells, Jennifer Rothschild, Stormie Omartian, Carol Kent, Michelle Hammond, Linda Mintle, Lysa Terkeurst, and Angela Thomas.
Georgia has also appeared on shows such as The 700 Club, The Sharron and Hermann Show, Decision Today, and Sky Angel’s A Time for Hope and on the DVD “Jesus: Fact or Fiction?” Georgia speaks frequently at conferences, women’s retreats and singles’ and cancer survivor events helping people identify: “What needs to grow? What needs to go?” in their life. When she isn’t writing, speaking, or coaching, Georgia enjoys spending time with her son’s family and deciding what needs to grow or go in her scenic garden. She resides near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.