Professional Experience

Family Health & Wellness Educator and Coach

Christine Ogle Erotas


Family Health & Wellness Educator and Coach

Workforce Development & Performance Solutions

RN • MSN • Certified Parent Coach

Development and Support

  • Flexible, non-threatening relationship builder possessing the enthusiasm and dedication of an experienced educator coupled with clinical expertise in health and wellness
  • First Indiana graduate-level, Certified Parent Coach (Parent Coaching Institute © | Seattle Pacific University) and Master’s in Nursing
  • Dynamic, driven entrepreneur and trailblazer who personally embraces challenge and inspires “big picture” collaboration


Professional Experience


Family Life Coach   |   2005 – present

Work It Out Parent Coaching, LLC, Pendleton, IN   |   Principal and Founder   |   2008 – present

  • Tailor comprehensive solutions to address needs specific to parents and families while developing replicable coaching modules that deliver improved quality of life, interpersonal relationships, health and performance
    • 100% of couples coached have continued their marital relationships since 2005
    • 100% referral-based business: endorsed by the professional community as well as clients
  • Parent coach offering innovative, in-depth work in a relaxed, nonjudgmental environment 
    • Conduct educational workshops and seminars as well as individual and group coaching at the workplace or in public locations
    • Created the Walk and Talk © concept: sessions designed to incorporate physical movement with coaching activities
  • Entrepreneurial ownership of all functional business operations, process improvements, policy development and follow-up reporting or documentation
    • Conduct initial client assessment, recommend individualized action plan and prepare detailed   summary for clients following each session
    • Clinical expertise in related areas or topics, e.g. health and wellness, nutrition, life transitions, special needs families, addictions, anger management, ADD, ADHD,  bipolar disorder, depression and insomnia
  • Published contributor to Indy’s Child and Indianapolis Woman (2011); Parent Success Stories-Parent Coaching Institute© (2009); Currently working on book I and II with focus on Familes: Parenting, and, Relationships: Marriage.
  • Safe Kids Indianapolis Advisory Board Member
  • MADD volunteer advocate (Victim Impact Speaker and Legislation, Currently working on Bill 1517)
  • Support and Education Groups such as Parenting and Family Issues, Grief, and Loss

Digestive Health Center, Carmel, IN   |   1997  – present

  • Recovery Room Staff (PRN)

Community Hospitals, Inc., Indianapolis, IN   |   1979  – 2006

  • Key responsibilities during tenure included Head Nurse in Intensive Care, Staff Development Educator, Clinical Resource Manager, CPR Instructor, and Critical Care Nursing


Formal Education


  • Certified Parent Coach: Seattle Pacific University, Parent Coaching Institute ©, Seattle, WA
  • MSN, Adult Nurse Practitioner: Indiana University, School of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN
  • BSN: Ball State University, Muncie, IN


Seminars & Recent Complementary Education

  • Health and Wellness-Nutrition
  • ADHD vs. Bipolar Disorder
  • Insomnia and Depression



Research Interests

  • Innovations in Care Delivery Systems
  • Intimacy
  • Empathy
  • Effects of Technology on Intimacy and Relationships
  • Loneliness (Youth and Aging)
  • Effects of Self Care and Shared Community
  • Mindfulness
  • Sustainability
  • Preparing Professionals for Transitions in Emerging Health Care